Reports indicate that Byaruhanga had earlier called Omara who was dragged to Kwania Central Police Station (CPS) for assault demanding the money to “handle” the matter and “stop it from getting to court.”
Geoffrey Max Otucu, the Akali Sub County LC III Chairperson, who doubles as the Secretary of Production, Marketing, and Natural Resources, says that the bylaw is intended to promote food security and fight famine in the area.
The prosecution told the court that on January 31st, 2023 while on Lake Kwania in Kwania district, the accused persons were found in possession of prohibited fishing nets and operating without a fishing license contrary to Section 197 of the Fish Act.
A baseline survey conducted by Kwania District Health Officers in June 2022 showed that 3,705 households out of the 5,700 households in Atongtidi were answering nature’s call in bushes. The report prompted the Sub County council to enact a by-law to protect residents from getting hygiene-related infections.
Mary Akao, a member of Obanga-ber Disability VSLA in Aduku town council, says that she has been saving between Shs.2, 000 to Shs.8, 000 weekly. Akao who was able to save. Shillings 700,000 plans to start poultry farming to improve her livelihood.
Moses Anok, the Acenlworo parish councilor says that the abuse of the fund by the former Sub County Chief has retarded the development of the newly created Sub County. Anok wants the Anti-Corruption Unit to intervene in the matter.
Samuel Bunga, Kwania District Inspector of Schools, who is currently acting as the District Education Officer says the vocational schools are urgently needed in the district to employ the greater percentage of the jobless youth, and that they have already written to the Education Ministry to lobby for technical schools.
Dickens Ogwang, based at the 4th Division Barrack in Gulu was arrested on Thursday from Adyeda trading center in Aduku town council and whisked to Kwania Police Station where he is currently being detained.
Sam Omara Angai, the former Aduku sub-county LC III chairperson, says that the contested land served as the headquarters of Kwania County during the pre-colonial government and was later handed over to the sub-county leadership under his stewardship.