Samuel Kusemererwa, an LCI chairman for Kibede village said the deceased was shot at by a security operative in UPDF uniform at Kibede trading centre where the traffic personnel have mounted a road block to enforce the inter-travel movement ban between Kabarole and Bunyangabu District. He said the UPDF soldier has not yet been identified.
The Sub County Chairperson, Benson Amone is alleged to have used abusive language against the cultural Chief of Pader Cultural Institution, Rwot Francis Orik, on two different public occasions within a spate of one month.
Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga, has said a number of people acted ignorant about the restrictions on cross district movements and they continued to defying the directive. In order to enforce the order, Enanga said police and sister agencies started arresting drivers, riders and pedestrians.
Baine said the communication is intended to make the public aware so that they are not bounced when they go to visit inmates. Baine said with effect from today, no person will be allowed to meet any prisoner or suspects on remand regardless of his or her status.
JohnBosco Nyenyeri, the area LC1 Chairperson says it is a big tragedy to the village since Byakatonda was the only elder of that age remaining in the area.
He suspects the deceased could have committed suicide due to frustration since he was staying alone in his house and had no one to take appropriate care of him.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that some of the motorists were arrested while trying to sneak with passengers to other districts especially during the night hours, while others were found operating beyond 9pm.
Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga identified the suspects arrested from First Pharmacy as Festo, Mushabe, Deograsius Nyanzi, Nelson Cheprone, Elvis Selemba, Viola Tayemba, Julius Sekasi and Julian Nakamya.
The suspects have been identified as Abudallah Mansur, Swalleh Adam and Rasul Maliamungu all residents of Arua district. Albertine police spokesman Julius Hakiza says they received intelligence led information that the trio had connived with some truck drivers belonging to CICO and siphoned fuel from their trucks.
According to Major Mugisa, the Turkana pastoralists had formed an alliance with Jie cattle rustlers from Kotido. He says that they recovered one gun and about 80 animals while others are still missing. Major Mugisa says that the owners of the animals claim that the warriors took about 200 head of cattle, which footmarks have been traced to the Kenyan side.
“We swiftly stormed these places in Wandegeya and Ntinda, and the stolen vaccines were found there and of course arrested some suspects from there,” he said. He says that during the raid on First pharmacy, they intercepted one of the employees who was running away with some materials in the bag.