According to eyewitnesses, the assailant who had concealed his face with a mask and a hooded attire stormed the deceased shop at around 8:00 pm on Wednesday evening and placed the occupants at gunpoint while demanding money.
On August 18th, 2022, an unidentified thug also robbed George Okello, a produce dealer who also operates a mobile outlet in Oporot village in Patongo town council, and robbed him of cash as he was planning to close his shop at around 9:30 pm.
According to Ongom, in a community security meeting convened on Tuesday, residents accused the Karimajong casual laborers of collaborating with livestock thieves and resolved to dismiss them from the area.
The deceased identified as Grace Adokorach, 16, a resident of Lukula village in Lira Kato Sub County is reported to have committed suicide after undergoing repeated beatings by her elder brother identified as Patrick Okello, a teacher at her school.
Adoch was reportedly shot to death near a military detachment at around 10:00 pm. Capt. Amos Nsambu, the UPDF 5th Division Public Relations Officer, says that the deceased was mistakenly shot after she entered an ambush that was laid by security forces deployed to counter suspected cattle rustlers.
According to Owiny Dollo, the decision to roll out the commercial macadamia tree production is aimed at encouraging farmers in the Acholi Sub-region to embrace the cultivation of the high-value crop since it offers high economic returns to farmers and will also help to restore the degraded environment.
It is alleged that Okwir has been frustrating the fight against environmental degradation by conniving with the illegal tree fellers and charcoal producers by allegedly soliciting bribes from individuals involved in the illegal logging activities.
Residents learnt of the two buffalos suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park in search of pasture and water when they attacked a herd of cattle grazing in Cawente village in Agelech parish.
It’s reported that the District Service Commission advertised for 24 jobs slots for Parish Chiefs who are expected to oversee the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM). However, the list of successful applicants had 74 recruits, 50 personnel more than what was required.
Through their lawyer, Egaru and Company Advocates, the applicants want the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the school and Ventorino Otto from using, claiming the land in contention, or receiving any benefits or compensation from the school occupying the land.
The Agago District Chief Administrative Officer Stephen Oloya Gunya says that the affected staff are currently being investigated in connection to the alleged negligence of duty that led to the theft of essential government drugs from their respective health facilities.