Dr. Athanasius Ariengu, the in- charge of emergency unit at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital says that some of the injured students have undergone operation and others subjected to different scans to establish internal injuries.
The students who are in senior- six were going to Jinja for a study tour when the bus registration number UG 1915E, which they were traveling in belonging to Busitema University- Arapai Campus, rammed into a stationary trailer, UBL 709T/UQ781C from behind.
Speaking at a meeting with the Police top leadership at the East Kyoga Regional Police headquarters in Soroti City on Wednesday, Rev. Fr. Gonzaga Waziwazi Ongereny, the Soroti Catholic Diocesan Chancellor told the Police that acts of brutality and political bias have put the police on the spot for failing to deliver effective service to the community.
The group of 101 people that left their homes on Sunday was heading to Ethiopia to join the first team that sneaked out of Uganda in February. Like the first group, the new team had also sold the property to raise money to facilitate their travel and upkeep in Ethiopia.
Over 270 Christians from Christ Disciples’ Church reportedly left their homes in Serere and Ngora districts in February under unclear circumstances for missionary work in Ethiopia. It later emerged that the then spokesman of the Iteso Cultural Union Gabriel Opolot Ononge had aided the movement of the missionaries after authoring a letter of clearance to the authorities
Moses Olang, the District Police Commander of Soroti says the Police are hunting for the said witch doctor on charges of murder. He says that the suspect was paid two million shillings by Emoru to try to rescue the lives of the deceased but in vain.
The Balaalo with more than 2,000 heads of cattle were chased away by the residents of Ongongoja on Wednesday January 11, 2023 over struggle for pastures and water for the animals. The residents also accused the Balaalo of interfering with their economic and agricultural activities when they failed to manage animals.
According to Mwanga, they delayed to identify the mob victims since they burnt beyond recognition. “The only person we identified fast was Ayoo Robert because his identity card didn’t burn wholesomely. It’s actually from Ayoo that we were able to trace and identify the other victims”, Mwanga said.
Moses Mwanga Kitio, the East Kyoga Regional Police Commander identifies one of the deceased occupants of the Premio as detective corporal Sam Mutenyo from Moyo Police Station in Moyo district. Mwanga says that they are yet to identify the bodies of the remaining two accident victims since they didn't have any identification documents.
Nuwangira appeared Friday before the Soroti Grade One Magistrate, Edmund Okiror Okwi who remanded him until January 6, 2023, for shooting Cedric Kayiwa on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, along Soroti- Mbale highway.
Allan Onyait, a resident of Orungo Sub County in Amuria district climbed to the second floor of the new market and summersaulted to the ground but his plot was frustrated when he landed on the jerricans and was rushed to the hospital.
The accident involving a Fuso lorry registration number UAN 443J occurred around 8:30 pm on Wednesday as traders were returning from Kotido district in Karamoja sub region. The vehicle was carrying 19 cattle traded from Karamoja.
Those arrested are Vincent Opolon, 68, Ronald Kato, 45, Isaac Opolon, 22, Peter Eyamu, 44, and Justine Opali. The group was arrested following the robbery of 68 million shillings from a businesswoman Stella Apolot on October 11, 2022.
According to Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, the Police have put up mechanisms to eliminate the Ikok gang from Kumi. The mechanisms include community policing, which has enabled the community to expose some of the Ikok gang members to the authorities.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that the bodies of the 12 other victims were identified by relatives and conveyed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Monday evening for postmortem.