Major Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson told URN that the suspects use different names in their statements, which they disown when they appear before the army court Martial. "When they are arrested, they don't give their correct particulars to the officer taking statements.
According to Ocan, his family decided to confine the suspect in a bush for fear of contracting the virus. “When the family discovered that he had signs of the virus, they agreed to isolate him in the bush. He also accepted since his body was not normal”, said Ocan.
Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday that the majority of the people living with HIV in the district cannot afford transport to different centers where they get the drug refills from.
Joseph Komol Midi, the Dodoth North county Member of parliament, says the current insecurity in the region that has forced families to flee fertile areas has worsened the food crisis. He said from the beginning of this year, most families have not had any access to their gardens creating room for food shortage.