On top of damaging their property and livestock, the stray bullets have been hitting residents causing permanent injuries and sometimes death. Records from the affected communities show that over 25 people have been affected by fragments from the explosives this year alone.
Norbert Ochom, the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson says when they received information about the attack, they rushed to the scene and rushed the victim to Mubende Regional Referral Hospital where she succumbed to the wounds.
Security operatives in Mubende district are hunting for a UPDF soldier, who shot dead his wife this morning. The incident, according to the police, occurred at 10 am, at Kikoona village in Mubende town council.
Police in Mubende have recovered a gun that had been stolen from the NFA-Kaweeri police post, last night.The AK 47 gun was recovered in an operation, which was mounted by the police and other security agents after the gun went missing.
Uganda Police is once again at the centre of allegations of human rights abuse. Two police officers in Mubende have been arrested for torturing a woman who police believed was shielding a wanted traditional healer.
The dead bodies include that of Scovia Ninsiima who died at her home in Kabubbu village while trying to give birth and an unidentified woman who died while seeking treatment in a shrine belonging to Joash Kisoro, a witch doctor at Kitoma village in Nabingoola Sub County on Tuesday.