Sylvia Muhindi a mother of a child living with spina Bifida complications told URN the cost of accessing neurosurgeons is unaffordable for most parents .
She said as a result, children with hydrocephalus are denied access to specialized treatment.
Edrin Mawanda, the 3rd Division Spokesperson confirmed the arrest and said that after their arrest, they were briefly held at Bugema Army Barracks before they were handed over to Police in Mbale where they are currently held.
He said that they have been charged with illegal entry into the country and investigations have started to establish their motives of entering into the country.
Last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe said that in a bid to limit student numbers as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19 students studying humanities and non-practical science courses will study online.
Agago District Probation Office records show that the people who visited different health centres to access antenatal services during the last year included 1,339 adolescent girls aged between 12 and 19. Another 633 cases were registered between April and September 2021, most of them in the Sub Counties of Adilang and Omot.
The dead have been identified as David Ocen, the Principal Town Agent Kotidi, and one unidentified Boda Boda rider. Dr Peter Lomowga, a health worker of Panyangara Health Centre III was shot and injured in the leg.
The new Amolatar Resident District Commissioner, George William Wopuwa says he ordered for the OC's arrest after four people stormed his office complaining over not being helped even after they caught the officer red handed defiling the kid.
The ill-fated taxi had reportedly been used to rescue stranded passengers in Paicho Subcounty in Gulu district after a taxi they earlier boarded from Gulu city broke down en route to Kitgum Municipality.
The civilian casualty has been identified as Peter Abac, a resident of Dogtangi village in Lawiye Oduny Parish who sustained fractures in the leg while the yet to be identified soldier from Lamwo Battalion's Bana Bana barracks was shot in the chest.
Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Spokesperson said that among the injured is Adrian Kwetegyereza , the Acting Regional Police Commander for Greater Bushenyi who sustained severe injuries in the legs.