Hashaka Mpimbaza, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner who also heads security in the district said the security committee of the district resolved to have Mutai re-arrested on fresh charges of incest and defilement which were left out in the first charge sheet which was presented in court.
In 2008, the government evicted 178 Indigenous Benet families from Mount Elgon National Park in the districts of Bukwo and Kween rendering them homeless. conditions.
The court recognized the Benet as the historical and indigenous inhabitants of the forest that the government had classified a national park in 1993, underlining the need to “redress the imbalance” facing the Benet. This consent judgment is yet to be implemented by the government.
In August 2021, Busia district council approved three nominees to the district service commission and forwarded the names to the Public Service commission for confirmation. However, to date, the Public Service Commission is yet to confirm the nominees, which has affected the appointment of key district staff.
David Sorowon, the in charge of Kwirwot Health Centre III says the health facility serves more than five hundred patients per month. He says that due to low staffing levels especially in the antenatal care, they struggle to offer services.
RDC Samuel Mbimbaza Hashaka confirmed the arrest of the duo and said that the duo connived with a sub accountant to embezzle the funds noting that instead paying the recommended 100,000 shillings for the LC1 chairpersons and 300,000 shillings for the VHTs, they paid less and made the beneficiaries to sign for full amount.
He was shot at Chemuron Village, Nyalit Parish, Chesower Sub county by a security guard Jude Olo, attached to Knight security company. The guard was working at the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, a company working on the Kapchorwa-Suam road.
Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson has regretted the incident, saying the deceased’s body has been handed over to Bukwo Health Center Iv for postmortem while his brother has been moved to Kumi Orthopedic hospital for further management.
According to the Electoral Commission, the name on the aspirant's academic documents did not correspond with that on the National Identity Card, yet he did not present a deed poll to align the discrepancies.
Tom Chesol, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner confirmed to URN the ongoing investigations to establish the circumstances, under which the police land was sold off. “We have started investigations in the matter, we want to find out how the district land board allocated someone land that already belongs to Uganda police” he said.
Fred Muywa, the chairman LCI Loch-Kapkusawar village said that a few days ago, the Buffaloes also invaded the village and ate goats. He wants UWA to intervene in the matter to save people’s source of livelihood.