The eight were attacked on Thursday night while fishing on the Ugandan side of River Nile, where they were surrounded by the armed men who were allegedly looking for their cattle. They said that the cattle had been stolen and taken into Uganda.
Presiding over the handover of the ammunitions at Afoji border on Wednesday the Resident District Commissioner Moyo Bob Williams Labeja said the SPLA soldiers were shot due to mistaken identity since they were not in uniform.
The students on Wednesday stormed the District headquarters in a peaceful demonstration to express their dissatisfaction over the administration.They accuse the head teacher Fred Ojara of exercising dictatorship, promoting tribalism, failing to account for entertainment funds for last term and cancelling the visitation Day.
The Moyo District Police Commander, Steven Agaba has confirmed receiving a complaint against Vuchiri, saying they have opened a case of threatening violence at Moyo Central Police Station under CRB 347/2018.
An unidentified man in Sudan Peoples Liberation Army SPLA uniform was on Tuesday evening lynched in Moyo district. Residents of Chunyu Wano in Purojo village, located about a kilometre from the South Sudan border accused him of stealing a blanket from one of them.
On Sunday, locals ganged up against the herdsmen and drove them out of the area, accusing them of illegally settling in swamps and destroying their food crops. Since then, police and other security operatives have heavily deployed in the area.
In a petition presented to the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi yesterday by the district chairperson, William Anyama, the leaders called for speedy demarcation so that the residents can settle down and start cultivating.
Stephen Agaba, the Moyo District Police Commander, says they have collected sufficient evidence implicating the FDC official, adding that they have forwarded his file to the Resident State Attorney for sanctioning.
South Sudanese authorities in Kajo Keji have finally released 69 Ugandans who were detained following the visit of the disputed Wano village by Inspector General of Police of Uganda Kale Kayihura and his counterpart from South Sudan.
Former Moyo district police commander Ignatius Dragudu has been arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe. Dragudu, who is being detained at Moyo central police station, was arrested on Wednesday evening after receiving a bribe of 50, 000 shillings to arrest a suspect for committing a traffic offense.