Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer (DHO) attributes this high prevalence to changes in weather patterns, which have provided a favorable breeding place for mosquitoes. He adds that the mosquito vectors have also become resistant to chemicals being used for IRS.