Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police spokesperson, says that the rustlers had crossed to Palam where they raided three cows but they were intercepted by the security forces. He says security recovered one submachine gun from the rustlers with 25 rounds of ammunition.
Ngigi, who hails from Mangu village in Kiambu County in Thika district in Kenya is accused of stealing money from Peter Ndoodhe, the director of Emmaus Center, a training center for disciples and evangelists run by the Catholic church in Butanza training center in Katikamu sub-county.
According to Maj. Kabona, the SIB team is also investigating the incident where police arrested its soldiers attached to Namusera military detach on allegations of conducting a night robbery at Namusera swamp.
Kasim Katumba, the Kireka-Narya parish Defense Secretary, says that the assailants clobbered the deceased with a hammer and hacked him with machetes before they dumped his body near his home at around 2:00 am and made off with the victim's motorbike.
Businge was sleeping inside his grass thatched house during a heavy downpour when the lightning bolt struck and killed him on the spot. Denis Oyewa, the Biiso sub-county LC III Chairperson, says residents heard the deceased screaming for help after the lightning bolt and rushed to see what had happened only to find him lying dead.
Joseline Nyangoma, the Hoima District Natural Resources Officer, says that her office and that of the RDC were compelled to conduct the operation following the massive destruction of wetlands in the district.
Dr. Collins Satya, the medical superintendent of Bukwo hospital confirmed that the situation is bad. He explained that police dumped the two bodies of two mob justice victims at the hospital after they were lynched for alleged cattle theft last week.
Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.