Reports from security personnel in Lamwo district show that SSPDF advanced towards Uganda’s territory in an attempt to raid the Immigration center at Ngomoromo border post to recover impounded motorcycles.
According to Amuru Deputy RDC Geoffrey Oceng, a security meeting he held with local leaders and the 4th division commander Brigadier Bonny Bamwiseki, held on Sunday gave a seven-day ultimatum to the cattle owners to vacate the area or risk losing their animals.
The deceased was identified as James Tako. Preliminary police investigations reveal that Tako drowned when he and his peers had gone to swim on the turbulent river, a tributary of Aswa River that joins River Nile.
Deputy Prime Minister General Moses Ali, the National Forestry Authority (NFA), Adjumani district leaders have been alarmed by the United Nations' move to remove over three square miles (2000 acres) of natural forest and create a commercial farm for refugees in northern Uganda.
Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC) who also doubles the Head of COVID-19 Task, says the personnel in the unit were reduced following the implementation of the home based care strategy for asymptomatic COVID-9 patients as recommended by the Health Ministry.