Joy Kabarokore, one of the evictees, says that during the eviction, she was brutally beaten by the security personnel when she demanded to know why they were being evicted from the land, which they have occupied for years.
The accident occurred near Kyamukunjuki trading centre in Kitoba sub-county, when the victims who were riding on a motorcycle registration number UDW 280K bajaj were knocked by a Toyota wish, registration number UBK 654V which was heading to Hoima.
The Floods displaced thousands of people in Butiaba and Kigwera Sub counties and Butiaba town council in Buliisa district since March 2020. The floods submerged several homes destroying household property.
On Sunday, the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja met some of the flood victims at Butiaba and Wanseko landing sites in Buliisa district and assured them that the government will soon find land to resettle them.
The four; Agnes Fambe, Paulina Issa, Clement Atugonza and Fortunate Mwambe, all residents of Kilyango in Buliisa district, were part of a family of nine that allegedly eat food which was laced with poison a week ago. Five of the relatives died from Buliisa Hospital where they had been rushed after developing complications.
The Deputy Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that if more people died during the protest as the Legislator alleges, then he should prove the allegations or even tell the public where the said people were buried than putting up false claims.
Doreen Asiimwe, who was shot in the left leg, says besides the pain she feels she is worried about the future of her family if she remains in her current condition. According to Asiimwe, she is the sole bread winner of her family from her saloon business, which she cannot attend to now.