The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital successfully separated conjoined twins comprising one alive and one dead apart. The conjoined twins had been referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital but medics there declined to carry an operation citing high risks to the living twin.
In his judgment read by Tumwebaze Ayebare, the Soroti High Court Deputy Registrar, Justice David Wangutusi noted that when parliament amended the constitution in 2005, Commissioners who draw salaries from the consolidated fund were included among those who ought to resign before they seek political office.
Jose Jimmy Walamoe Lorwor, the deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Soroti district has been detained by Police, for abuse of office. Lorwor was arrested on Friday afternoon jointly with Jolly Nakiru, the Principal Treasurer of Moroto Municipal Council.