Namaganda says that she only discovered that the child was missing around 7 pm while closing the shop to return home. She says that she asked the other kids, who told that Simon had gone with James Mawanda, a Boda boda rider in the area.
The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
The most senior by rank is Gen Ivan Koreta. The 65-year-old four-star Gen Koreta joined armed forces in 1981 when Museveni and group picked up guns to face off with Dr Milton Obote’s government picking the anger from the 1980 disputed presidential election results.
Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner said early in July that he convened two different mediation meetings between the aggrieved Pagak clan leaders, their subjects and Otto to try and reach a consensus.
At least 224 prisoners escaped when they overpowered the prison officers in the afternoon hours and varnished with 14 guns. An immediate hunt for the escapees left 13 shot dead while some have been gradually rearrested thus bringing the number to 88.
Brigadier Joseph Balikudembe, the 3rd Division Commander urged the women to be part of the pacification efforts. He noted that they would become more vulnerable if their husbands died in raids or forceful disarmament.