Local leaders in the district reveal that unspecified heads of cattle have been stolen in recent months in several sub-counties bordering the Karamoja region from farmers who normally leave animals to graze on their own.
According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
Robert Ocan, the chairman of eleven landing sites on Lake Kyoga said that if the government had relaxed on impounding the illegal fishing gears, over 300 fishermen using small boats would have been lost by now. He asked the Government to support those surrendering the illegal fishing gears with small loans to purchase the recommended fishnets and boats.
The fisheries protection unit-FPU was Tuesday invited to come and burn the illegal fishing gears.
The Ngomoromo LCI Chairperson Bosco Kidega says the bomb was discovered on Tuesday by parents and casual labourers who unearthed the devices as they were preparing the school garden to embark on the tree-planting campaign.
According to police sources, the suspects were tracked down using the phone that was stolen from Dr. Lwanga's residence at Kyabakadde Village in Kyampisi Sub-county in Mukono District in the wee hours of April 16, 2021. “They have confessed that they indeed raided this home expecting to get money. They assumed that the money given to the family in form of condolence was still in the house.