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.
According to Tumwebabaze, on that day, she left the minor in the house watching television and took her car to the nearby washing bay for cleaning as usual. Tumwebabaze says that she returned home in a space of fewer than 30 minutes only to find her grandchild missing.
Grace Achen, one of the concerned residents in Abim town council, says the eviction of civil servants from their staff quarters is unfair. "We don't have a doctor if this man now decides to leave this hospital that’s going to help us?" she asked.
Jacob Chepsikor, the Amolatar District Police Commander confirmed the incident, saying security is doing all that is required to ensure the law takes its course. He says they have entered a case of torture against the suspects at Amolatar CPS vide SD Ref. 38/02/03/2021.
The Guda village LCI Chairperson Patrick Okoda says allocating the land measuring approximately 3 hectares to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) without demanding any compensation is entirely for heightening security in the area.
The girl was arrested on 22 February for interrogation in connection to a testimony she made in Kiru Church of Uganda, where she reportedly said she has been serving evil spirits together a Member of Parliament and that they were responsible for some of the bad things including some undisclosed deaths that happened in Abim district, over time. The girl reportedly made her testimony on Sunday 21st in public during a deliverance prayer at Kiru Church of Uganda.
Last week SPC Simon Okurut is alleged to have shot and killed Patrick Otimong, a resident of Ajesa village, Akero parish in Bukedea Sub County. Otimong has been a Senior Two student at Sironko Parents Secondary School.
In her resignation letter to the Gulu University Secretary, David Obol Otori, Naggayi explained that she decided to resign to enable her to contribute to the services of another institution, with effect from March 1st, 2021.
The Human Rights Committee will not be able to cover the several parts of the country like they had planned but will only go to 8 districts of Ntungamo, Masaka, Mbale, Mayuge, Lira, Gulu, Kampala and Wakiso due to funding.
Chris John Mugisha Anywar, the Laguti Sub County Councilor told URN on Monday that the suspect used an axe to kill his wife and cut his son in a domestic dispute. Shortly after the incident, Nyeko went into hiding.
"As you are aware that there has been a lot of raiding that has been cutting across, Karamoja and Turkana, the Kenya delegation is coming today in the afternoon to forge away forward to end cattle rustling," he said.
Lack of boreholes at the school has compelled parents to load their children with water containers to carry to school for daily use. Girls in boarding schools are exposed to dangers as they trek several miles daily to fetch water for school use.
Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, and District Security Committee Chairperson says security has been conducting operations in the affected areas to combat the criminal gangs.
According to Okema, fifteen out of the nineteen explosives found in Nwoya have already been gathered in a safe place in Anaka Town Council by police only waiting to be detonated, while the other four are still in the communities.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson said that there were circumstances that led to the delay in releasing the list to members of the public but noted that following a directive by the Speaker of Parliament, the Internal Affairs Minister would soon make the list public.