The accusations follow the declining recovery of stolen livestock as well as the low recovery rate for illegal firearms following the expiry of three months of voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region.
The Ik community in Kaabong district now has a reason to hope for continued existence since the guns have gone silent. Located in the remote mountains in Ik-Kamialu sub-county in Kaabong district, the the community faced extinction at the time the Uganda government launched the Karamoja disarmament exercise in 2001.
Three gunmen in military uniform on Friday night raided Kween district stealing 19 heads of cattle at gun point. On their way back to Nakapiripirit district, however, one of them was shot dead in an ambush staged at Nataparangan village, Nakapiripirit district.
One of the four Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers who were admitted at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital has died bringing to two, the number of UPDF soldiers killed in the Tuesday ambush.