They allegedly waylaid Geoffrey Osborn Oceng at 10 pm on Sunday from Okwera –weki Trading Centre in Amuru Sub –County while he was enforcing the presidential guidelines to curb the spread of COVID -19. They reportedly smashed the windscreen of Oceng’s vehicle with stones and fled.
Ownership of the fertile Apaa strip of land that measures approximately 827 square miles is claimed by both the Adjumani and Amuru District local governments. Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] also claims that the land is part of East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
The floodwaters first hit the area two days ago according to reports from eyewitnesses. But the water volume, however, increased on Tuesday due to the on-going heavy rains being experienced in Acholi Sub-region.