DPC Muhangi also blamed UMEME people for going on an illegal operation at night time without informing local leaders or police and extorting money from locals who were discovered connecting power illegally which prompted the community to respond negatively towards them.
Mark Lopusnyang a 70 -year- old elder and a resident Lolachat village in Nabilatuk district told URN on Friday in Moroto that the blood is a highly nutritious meal which protected children from malnutrition unlike the case today.
Grace Musoke, the Oyam District Police Commander, confirmed the incident but condemned the mob action. Musoke says Police had recovered the motorcycle while a case of murder by mob has been registered at Kamdini Police Station under CRB 170/2020 pending investigations.
In his ruling dated 18th December 2020 delivered by mail, Justice Ssekaana found that the applicants had a legitimate expectation that government would deliver on the commitment. But, he declined to issue an Order of Mandamus saying, enforcement of the commitment cannot be through issuance of the order.
Ndakayisenge Emmanuel, a 22- year old an employee of Pepsi-Uganda working as turn boy and resident of Banda-Kasenyi a Kampala suburb, was hacked by two unidentified thugs moving on a motorcycle near his work place in Nakawa and vanished with 500,000shs he had received as salary on the fatefully.
Francis Ayo, the chairperson of Ilera Cell Village, Agulu Division in Apac Municipality, says he received only 155 out of the 349 mosquito nets he was expecting for his area, a reason why he refused to take it.
Steven Sewava the Chairperson of Luwero NGO Forum says that the freezing of the accounts will not affect only planned activities but set a bad precedent and affect future funding of other NGO activities.
Juma Balunywa, the spokesperson of national promoters association however, appeals to the government to think about the entertainment industry in general, saying they have been hit hard yet other sectors that gather many people like religious institutions, theatres and art galleries were allowed to operate. Balunywa requests that the health ministry can come up with SOPs that can help them operate as well.
Patrick Ocaya, the district operation supervisor in charge of mosquito nets distribution says a validation exercise conducted captured 363,632 people as beneficiaries, an excess of 25,454 people above the micro-planning figure.
Okumu, who is now seeking sixth term re-election as Aswa County MP under the FDC ticket, says the pending ruling by the Court of Appeal is still bothering him whether he was legitimately elected or not.
A senior police officer who preferred anonymity explained that 28 of the 34 personnel deployed for the operation have deserted the mission. They cited lack of protective gears like gumboots; rain courts and tents.