Prior to their sentence, the prosecution led by Latif Amis, told the court that the convicts were found in possession of a carcass of a bushbuck, two machetes, spears and eight snares they used to kill the animal.
Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Region police spokesperson, says that the shooting followed a robbery incident in which four unknown robbers armed with two guns attacked businessman, Paul Kasaija and took off with Shillings 1.5 million.
NEMA officials under heavy police protection slashed plants that majorly included cocoyams and sugar canes. The Kyenjojo District Environment Officer, Julius Bigabwa, said that last year, they gave residents seven months to vacate the swamp but they didn’t pay heed.
Dr. Godfrey Kahuta says that although there are no registered cases of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Kyenjojo district, they will not allow the entry of livestock into Kyenjojo until the outbreak in the affected districts has been contained.
Faith Kunihira notes that Universal Primary Education – UPE and Universal Secondary Education – USE is not achieving the intended objectives as most of the schools have since put a fee payable by all learners with an excuse that they are underfunded.
The report, which covers GBV cases as reported to different health centers in Kyenjojo in the past five years, shows that 3,778 people got STIs between 2015 and October this year due to the crime. Of these 1,107 are males while 2,671 are females.
Mayambala, who only campaigned in Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo after failing to turn in other Tooro districts due to financial constraints, expressed concern that there was no modern market in Kyenjojo despite the district being about 20 years old.
According to the Kyenjojo District Probation Officer, Joseline Mbabazi, the figure is based on the number of girls between the ages of 10 and 19 who sought antenatal care services at different heath centres.