Over 150 participants had forged academic documents, 28 participants had fake national identity cards, whereas an unspecified number of the youths presented fake recommendation purportedly letters from the village chairpersons, GISOs and DISOs, within the area.
On May 23, Elias Mbishinzimana aged 23, a resident of Gatwe village, Bunagana ward, Bunagana town council in Kisoro district was hit by a bullet in the arm while on the Ugandan side as the fighting went on on the nearby hill of Murujinga.
In his statement at Nabweru police station, Nkoyoyo explains that he received an anonymous phone call on June 24 ordering him to urgently send money so that his school could be spared from being burnt.
Mr.Robert Kotchani the UN human right country representative in Uganda said ASTU personnel constitute one of the forces that have respected human rights, and called upon other state agencies such as UPDF and regular police to follow their example.
Joseph Abura, the Bishop of the Anglican Karamoja Diocese attributes the high rates of domestic violence and crimes to overdrinking. He says that many parents have abandoned their families and resorted to drinking.
Paul Logiel, a priest at Nadunget catholic church in the Moroto district told URN they have always tried their best to spread the message of peace to the community but unfortunately, it doesn’t reach the warriors who are still in the jungle.