Elobat, 58 was allegedly beaten during clashes between the supporters of Violet Akurut Adome, the former Woman MP of Katakwi District and Jessica Alupo. The clashes were sparked off by a decision by the NRM tribunal to nullify Alupo's election as the party candidate for the District Woman MP seat, handing the flag to Akuru.
The Chairperson Cleophas Opendi, 52, was arrested after some of the victims of the theft disclosed that they were instructed to collect their number plates from Tororo district and all of them received them from the same person. Opendi was arrested alongside his niece, Gertrude Namutosi, 24.
Jamir Ssekyondwa, a resident of Kabunyata Trading Centre in Kamira Sub-County, Luwero district first appeared in court on Thursday, July 15, 2021, before Luwero Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe. He was charged with offensive communication contrary to section 25 of the Computer Misuse Act, 2011.
The land in question was gazetted as East Madi Game Reserve under Zoka Forest in 2012 by the Adjumani District Council, a decision that sparked a border dispute between Adjumani district in West Nile and Amuru district in Acholi, as communities in Amuru argued that the land, which was declared a wildlife reserve is their ancestral land.
It is reported that, at around midnight, a Kenyan bound bus registration number KCX 258B was involved in a head-on collision with a Fuso of registration number UBE 007W. The Fuso driver whose particulars are not yet identified died on spot, and four passengers sustained injuries and are now admitted at Jinja Hospital.
Abdullah Wakubona, a resident of Kyanja, in Nakawa Division says he was intercepted minutes to 7 pm about a week ago. Within a moment, he recalls that he was beaten up by combined security teams of Field Force and Local Defence Units personnel from Kyanja Police Station who were deployed to enforce nighttime curfew guidelines.