Gerald Mugisha the acting DPC Bududa said they are still impounding those motorcycles that have continued to flout the guidelines set by the president adding that they are using are the fines schedule for the traffic and road safety act since the ministry of finance has not yet released and sent them the current fines that were promised by the president.
Paul Manyali from Bumasheti stage in Bumasheti Sub County says that he was riding with his colleague on a motorcycle when they were stopped by police at a checkpoint at Bududa hospital he was fined Shillings 300,000 and his counterpart Shillings 80,000.
Hours after the travel ban came to effect, there has been the heavy deployment of armed police officers and Uganda People’s Defence Forces soldiers (UPDF) and the erection of roadblocks at various district boundaries across the country.
Andrew Khaukha, one of the community members said the deceased has been a man of the people. Hilary Nuwahereza, the Bududa District Police Commander described the incident as unfortunate, adding that they had picked up some suspects to aid their investigations.
Tom Mukhobe Wandendeya the Bukibokolo local council five councilor said recently thieves also broke into Bukibokolo health facility and stole solar panels something that annoyed them as leaders. He appealed to the district to fence the facility so that they don't lose valuable items.
Jafari Magyezi, the Bududa District Police Commander, said no procession will be allowed to accompany Kyagulanyi in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures issued by the Health Ministry to stop the spread of the Corona Virus Disease-COVID-19.
Stephen Mutsaka, the LCI Chairperson Kuushu cell in Kuushu town council said they have been finding difficulties enforcing the directives. He, however, called for cooperation between community members and the LDUs.