Ismail Kaawo, the Acting Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson says that they received information that the party members were holding an illegal meeting in one of the houses in Kilembe Quarters, Kasese Municipality.
Ismail Kaawo, the Rwenzori East Acting regional police Spokesperson says that the police and sister agencies have intensified operations to deal with suspected criminals in the region and residents who will not adhere to the directives.
In July last year, the residents rejected a survey report from the Ministry of Lands accusing the surveyors of being comprised by UWA. The parties resolved that the community will have an independent surveyor who will then work with a government surveyor and local leaders to handle the process of boundary re-opening.
On Tuesday UPDF begun the interview process that also involves medical screening, verification of academic documents and answering an aptitude test before the candidates are scheduled to undertake basic military training.
Under a common agreement, UCDA supports nursery bed operators with extension services and in turn, buys the seedlings. The operators allege that they have been paying non-receipted Shillings 30,000 whenever their gardens had to be inspected for prospective supply or need to renew operation certificates.
Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.