On Wednesday, State Minister for Investment Evelyn Anite formally petitioned the Commission to investigate Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA) and the Procurement Unit of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development for buying the ‘ghost’ property. She said the investigation should start from Uganda Free Zone Authority to ascertain the property they bought and from whom.
An LC I Chairperson in Palenga Town Council told URN on condition of anonymity for fear of his life that the gang members have now shifted to Palenga town council. He says the gangsters move to Gulu town at night to wreak havoc and retire to Palenga at dawn.
The UNBS Spokesperson, Victoria Namutebi, says the operation was prompted by reports that several traders are still selling sachet and bottled Waragi of less than 200mls despite being banned by the Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde four months ago.
Ntungamo Resident District Commissioner, George Bakunda, says they managed to restore sanity and allow for the smooth traffic flow. He says security teams are in charge and those responsible for the crimes are being pursued while some have been apprehended.