Moses Moru a resident of Nalem told URN that the warriors were more than 100, armed with both guns and arrows.
“Some of the soldiers deployed to guard the protect Kraal also were running following us the civilians who had no guns and that was terrible,” said Joice Nakiru, another resident.
Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Spokesperson, says the thugs abandoned the tractor in the nearby bush when it ran out of fuel. "We are looking for them and they will be charged with theft and trespass, "he said.
The debt was supposed to be paid to John Bosco Okello the sub-county of Lotuke whom the district unlawfully interdicted and dismissed. Okello was unlawfully interdicted in 2015 by then the Chief Administrative Officer of Abim Moses Kaziba over alleged insubordination.