While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls aged between 15 and 19 years are reported pregnant in the district.
“You thought your money can do everything. Now you are in it. Is it water? Is it urine? Is it stolen vaccine? It is you and the thief who knows. So you answer that question.” “And if you got this kind of vaccine in ungazzeted places, we would encourage you to work with the police to give more information. Because this practice is unacceptable .it is hurts public health and it should stop.”
On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
The six were caught red-handed by police conducting lessons in disregard of the presidential directive closing all schools for 42 days as part of the measures to contain the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
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.
According to preliminary information, police found the deceased partying together with others at Kanyipe trading center on the orders of the village chairperson, Simon Okolong. The chairperson allegedly ordered his residents to drink and dance overnight at will.
The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
According to the Kumi District Police Commander, Charles Mugisa, the video operators were warned several times to adhere to the Presidential guidelines of no gatherings but they instead paid a deaf ear.
Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
He says the passengers and the owners of the motor vehicles impounded were charged and left to go on police bond but their motor vehicles will stay parked in the police yard of Central Police Station Mbarara.
Our reporters visited Nicodemus Pork joint in Nakulabye and found its operating normally. One of the waiters informed them they could offer them pork on top of their favorite drinks and beckoned them to enter quickly before they could be spotted by security.