They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher Ocen, No 52819 Constable Anthony Adirondack. They are all being detained at Nwoya Central Police Station pending disciplinary trial.
Supporters of National Resistance Movement NRM party in Acholi sub region on Wednesday marched on the streets of Anaka Town council in support of the bill seeking to lift presidential age limits from the constitution.
Gloria Sebikari, the senior communications officer with the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD) says that preliminary work is now ongoing to excavate the waste, demarcate the area and document the level of destruction in order to process compensation for the family.
Most convicted criminals for wildlife offenses are fined as little as Ugx 50,000 or few months imprisonment which may not be deterrent enough to stop the diehard poachers and their collaborators considering the profits they make from poaching. Figures indicate that one hippo carcass earns them up to Ugx 5 million.
The reburial of the late Lt Col Wilson Erinayo Oryema, the former Inspector General of Police, turned into a political rally on Thursday as over 200 people were paraded as having defected to join the ruling NRM party.
Such Fences would control movement of wildlife from the protected area to neighboring villages especially in the parishes of Corom, Agonga, Karl and parts of Orum where over 500 residents have 50% of their plantations destroyed by the marauding elephants, John Bosco Okullu, the LC3 chairperson Koch Goma Sub County says.
At least seven people including a child have been confirmed dead after the boat they were travelling in capsized in River Nile last week on Thursday evening at Obira village, Purongo Sub-county in Nwoya district. The victims of the accident include Pirachen Gladys from Nebbi, Atimango Jennifer from Nebbi,Onim Joyce from nebbi,Ogen Charles from Zombo,Akumu Odima from Kiryandongo, and Munukoma and unidentified 2 year old baby who died later.
The inspector General of police Kale Kayihura says the Mausoleum will include an exhibition of Oryemaâ€™s life and success and also the reconstruction of his former home which will be a mini police museum used for study purposes and tourism. He also says that the family of Oryema will benefit from a project aimed at providing former IGPs and their deputy with houses.