Residents especially those in Bundingoma Sub County where UPDF camped on Tuesday say that due to the sound of heavy artillery some fled their homes and others developed health complications due to fear.
Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
Uganda participated in the 1996 regional coalition formed to fight Rwandan Hutu rebels and Ugandan rebels operating in DR. Congo and said to be supported by then President of Congo Mobutu Sese Seko. However, Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF was accused of illegal exploitation of resources from the Congo in what came to be known as military entrepreneurialism. The United Nations -UN in its report named top military commanders and officers involved in what they called an elite network.
Presiding over the pass-out, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola said that the Police force will continue conducting different pieces of training for the officers in the ongoing efforts to fight terror threats.