Ocen says on a day he can’t recall, he and more than 25 other people lured for the job embarked on a journey from Kampala at 10am in a bus to Kasese Town and later crossed into DRC through Bwera Border post.
The warning follows an announcement by The Independent National Electoral Commission CENI on Thursday that it was unable to organize the vote on time, and that the poll would now take place around seven days later. The country should have gone to presidential, Parliamentary and Provincial polls on Sunday December 23rd.
The rampant thefts have affected revenue collection in Karugutu and Rwebisengo Sub Counties. Andrew Kawamara, the LCIII Chairperson of Rwebisengo Sub County says that local revenue collected from the sale of the cows has gradually reduced since there are no cows to sell due to the thefts.
The move started with one of the prisoner pretending to be preparing a meal at Kasaji prison before others attacked the Police officers on duty. One of those who attempted to escape was shot dead while two sustained serious injuries as they battled officers on duty.