The unnamed police officers were arrested on Monday on the orders of Kabarole Resident District Commissioner, Steven Asimwe when they showed up at Mpanga market in East Division without waering face masks.
The Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister Bernard Tungakwo said that the relief food will benefit 6,000 families in the six districts in Tooro. They are Kabarole, Ntoroko, Bunyangabu, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo.
Harriet Kemigisa from Kichuhu Sub County said that she has three children who cannot easily access the market to buy food due to long distances. She is fully aware of the implications of skipping her treatment, but she couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
Vincent Twesigye, the Rwenzori West Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects together with two others still at large attacked 30-year-old Maurice Baluku, a security guard attached to Security Africa Company on Monday night and stole his rifle with 3 rounds.
Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson, says police officers will be moving to public places such as hospitals, schools and public functions to educate the public on the virus and ensure people adhere to the preventive measures.
Last year, a private firm, KPMG released a report on the performance of the municipalities. However, during the assessment, it was discovered that Fort Portal lacked a substantive engineer, and was instead using the services of Kabarole District Engineer, Steven Wakatama.
In his address, Tungakwo thanked the King for entrusting him to lead the Kingdom for the second time. Tungakwo also made changes in the cabinet by reducing the number of cabinet and state ministers from 60 to 31, following a directive from the King.
In 2015, President Yoweri Museveni set up a mediation committee led by the Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese, Reuben Kisembo following a leadership row between Omukama Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV and his cousin, Prince David Kijanangoma.
Bernard Tungwako, the Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister says that issuing of titles is one way of ensuring security for those occupying the land and also help the kingdom ascertain how many people are using the land and who they are.