John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
According to a report made by Aldo Otto to the Police at Kalongo Police station, the suspect accused his mother of being against his relationship with his wife.
Otto noted that the suspect became angry on the fateful day leading to the assault after his mother reportedly cursed him if he proceeds with the relationship.
Sources privy to the incident disclosed to URN that Otim’s attempt to end his life could be a result of frustration after failing to make it among LDU’s being integrated into the mainstream Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF.
Alice Laker reportedly beat up 17-year-old Vicky Ajalo on Saturday afternoon at a water source in Lakee village in Omot Sub-county. Ajalo died on arrival at Omot Health Center III where locals had rushed her for treatment.
Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night.
Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
Denis Olweny, the Officer in Charge of Operations at Kalongo Police Station told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the deceased was first discovered by his brother who later alerted local leaders and the police. Olweny says preliminary reports indicate the deceased suffered depression.
Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
Stephen Ocan Apila, the Parabongo LC 3 Chairperson disclosed that the minor’s left limb and arm, eyes and private parts were missing when the body was found. In January, residents also found the body of a young girl slit-open in neighboring Lukole sub-county still in Agago district.