Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
Led by Andrew Muwanguzi, the NUP’s coordinator for Eastern Uganda, the members petitioned the Eastern Regional Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC officer Betty Enangu. In the petition, NUP accuses security personnel of abducting their supporters and subjecting them to different forms of torture.
The Busoga East Police Commander, Anatolli Katungwesi says that they tracked down the suspects in their hideouts in the outskirts of Iganga town. He, however, says that the prime suspect is still at large.
Joel Kafuko, a senior citizen within Butembe chiefdom says, says it is time the subjects of the kingdom adopt a culture of financing their kingdom. “As subjects, we are supposed to financially support our king to ably implement his aspirations to the people other than expecting him to do all things by himself because it’s hard for him to ably serve us when the kingdom lacks clear sources of income,” he said.
The semi-trailer which was carrying petrol from Mombasa to Kampala is said to have suffered a head-on collision with a Mercedez Benz registration number UAB 851Y which was moving from Jinja. The trailer then overturned in Wandago wetland, Mayuge district, sparking a fire which spread to the nearby sugarcane plantation.