Dr. Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatrist Doctor at the Mental Health Unit disclosed to URN in an interview that the Hospital has run out of the essential drugs. These include among others Phenytoin, which controls seizures in patients with epilepsy and Naltrexone that is used in the treatment of post-traumatic disorder and alcohol abuse.
Relatives say Okot refused to share in the family meal after learning about his dismal performance and instead preferred to isolate himself. He was later discovered pulsating in pain and rushed to Kitgum Main Hospital for treatment. Doctors at Kitgum Main Hospital told family members that Okot had consumed pesticide.
Gasta Kasendwa, a resident of Mugamba village in Kanabulemu parish in Rakai tied his 15 year old son Buoy Kapalaga with banana fibers and beat him up to death. Kapalaga was a P.7 candidate of St. Cyprian Lugonza Primary school.
A woman in Budaka district has been arrested for burning the hands of her son as punishment for stealing 200 shillings from her bedroom. The woman Namuzungu Nusula (37) tied the hands of her errant son together, doused them with paraffin and lit a match on them.
A student has committed suicide in Butansi village, Kamuli district, after learning his father will not be able to pay for him school fees. He had been informed by his father the previous day that he would not be able to pay his fees the previous day.
Ten people including soldiers of Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defense Forces (UPDF) have been killed and two others critically injured in attack on a local bar in Bombo town council. The incident occurred at a bar in Bombo town.