Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
By the time of the URN visit the Orphanage on Monday, just few minutes to 02:00pm, the cook was preparing porridge for the children. Children, teachers and some support staff found at the school, said the porridge had delayed due to absence of firewood.
Margret Kerisa, a resident of Kakoliye says imprisoning her husband means punishing the entire family. She explains that much as some of the men are violent in families, it is against culture to surrender them into prison, no matter the pain.
The three communities were also cautioned against gender-based violence and any form of fights at the grazing land or kraals. They were tasked to report any form of misunderstandings to kraal leaders for possible resolution and promote inter-border vaccination of all animals among others.
However, one of the passengers, Lawrence Lemukol, who survived with minor injuries told URN that the car was speeding. He explained that they rolled five times, throwing passengers in different directions.
Published in October 2017, the report shows that 35 percent of fathers encourage their daughters to go for FGM against 19 percent of mothers across Karamoja and Sebei sub regions. Amudat district registered the highest number of parents encouraging their daughters to get mutilated with 33 and 31 percent for fathers and mothers, respectively.