John Robert Adupa, the LCIII chairperson of the Lotisan sub-county, says that 10 beneficiaries in his sub-county have already lost their goats to armed warriors. He said over 150 Galla goats, 80 local breeds, and 36 cows have been stolen between June and July.
Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson told URN that they have resolved to resume their operations against the sale and consumption of crude waragi because it is partly to blame for the increasing cases of insecurity.
It’s very tricky to fight crude waragi consumption in Karamoja because the community has turned it into food and they have connived with the dealers to conceal the information from us, ‘’ Longole said.
“When the traders of Uganda meet with those from Kenya and South Sudan in the market, they bargain as you the animal owner keep quite and the one who will pay more is the one takes the animal,” Mathew Lokol a cattle dealer we found in Nadunget market said with a contented smile.