Amuso reportedly told the mourners that her husband repeatedly complained about his tormentors at the workplace. After the revelation on Sunday, the family revised the burial program and refused to take the body to Serere for the special council session.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says that the church members were confined in the worship center and were prohibited from drinking borehole or tap water in preference for only spring water.
Fr. Mubiru is recognized for his contributions to development through the Soroti Catholic Diocese Integrated Development Organization (SOCADIDO), which he founded in 1981. SOCADIDO's mission is to ensure communities in the Teso region have access to social and economic services.
Father Mubiru is a former long serving development coordinator for Soroti Catholic Diocese who spearheaded relief and socio-economic development activities in Teso during some of the most difficult years. He told the congregation gathered for the ruby celebrations at St. Peter Canisius Parish Orungo in Amuria district that his 40 years of priesthood have been characterized by suffering and misunderstanding.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that the bodies of the 12 other victims were identified by relatives and conveyed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Monday evening for postmortem.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says that most of the victims died due to suffocation from the Taplin that was covering the Fuso truck registration number UBA 670V they were traveling aboard.
Although the identities of the deceased traders have not yet been identified, our reporter says that 12 people died on the spot and another died at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital where they were rushed for treatment. Among the dead are seven women and six men.
According to the family and the Police in Amuria, the minister met all the costs of Okurut’s transportation and medication while at Butabika Hospital. Beatrice Akol, the mother of Okurut, says that her son’s mental condition started 12 years ago after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education, ICT from Makerere University.
It is alleged that the Honourable Ecweru violently attacked the three clergymen on Saturday afternoon and with assistance of his bodyguard identified as Juma Odiope, wounded the Reverend Simon Peter Olato, the Parish Priest of Wera Church of Uganda and his two lay readers; Benjamin Otasono and Simon Peter Eriku of Aten and St. John churches respectively.
In his campaign trail in Amuria and Katakwi districts, Mao canvassed for votes for DP flag bearers in Abiya and Kuju Sub Counties. According to Mao, his approach is to strengthen structures at lower levels to enable the party grow to cause change.
Last month, Joseph Oriokot, a resident of Akuya village in Odepe parish was attacked and killed in cold blood by unknown assailants using machetes. His decomposing body was discovered at the swamp between Aduuka and Ometai after three days.
Dr. Paska Apio, a physician in charge of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit, says the situation is alarming and may lead to more community transmissions. Through tests, she says patients with severe illness may be evacuated for treatment, which will not be the case if those seeking care are not tested.
Cattle, food stuffs and agricultural inputs are the major items sold in Onyam- Igurok Cattle Market. Traders and locals involved in the business trek distances on foot and bicycles to trade in the market that opens as early as 5:30 am and closes around noon.
Except for Kenneth Odeke Ongwech who hails from Kaberamaido, all the other casualties are residents of Kampala. They include David Yiga, David Kabuyo, Wasoyi Azisafu, Emma Mukiza, Alex Ogola, Davis Mugerwa and Fahati Mutebi.