Odrua, resident of Pajulu village, Kati parish in Ulepi sub-county was in July 2020 killed by a group of people from the neighbouring Vurra village. Seven suspects were arrested and are facing murder charges while others are still at large.
The Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, Walter Elakas, says cattle thieves are taking advantage of the lock down to terrorize his electorate. He also notes that while Karimojong rustlers used to target majorly cattle, the recent thefts were accompanied with sexual abuse, abduction and shootings.
Samuel Odongo, the Masindi District Police Commander told Uganda Radio Network that Kaganda, while armed with a bow and arrow, attacked Godfrey Magezi, the Masindi District Planner and ordered him to surrender all his possessions at the time or else be shot dead.