The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has rolled out its grassroots elections in Gulu district, despite protests from some FDC councilors over disunity in the party and limited books for registration.
Two suspected most wanted Kampala based conmen have been arrested in Lira town. Security operatives arrested Andrew Alisa, 36, a resident of Kireka suburb- Kampala and Badru Ssekabanda on Wednesday evening.
Police in Pader district have arrested Dr. Alex Olwedo, the District Health Officer over missing funds meant for Primary Health Care. The funds were meant to finance activities in Porogali Health center II in Latanya Sub County.
The body of a suspect who died in police custody last night has been taken to Soroti Regional Referral hospital mortuary. The suspect was found dead at about 7pm in Kengere Police Post cells. The police post is located in Eastern Division, in Soroti Municipality.
The law body has also proposed an amendment to the qualification of a parliamentarian under Article (80) (1) of the constitution to provide that a member should be a graduate from a recognized university or institution. He or she should have attained the age of 25 years.
Tashobya says his committee has written to the opposition parties on three occasions to present their proposals in vain yet there is limited time for parliament to consider the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2015.
Members of Parliament from Acholi sub region have said that the Government has violated the agreement that was made weeks ago on the heavily disputed Apaa land in Amuru district by reportedly sending surveyors in the region.