The trio appeared on Tuesday evening before the Soroti Grade one magistrate, Fortune Nyipir after following the sanctioning of their file by the State Attorney. Nyapir charged the trio with the offence of receiving stolen property contrary to section 314 of the Penal Code Act.
According to a weekly report from last week, some mothers lost their babies due to delays at security checkpoints, while others were abandoned by Boda Bodas who were stopped by security personnel for moving in curfew hours.
Boniface Aweri, a teacher at Kiryandongo High School and a resident of Ireda Shamba cell, Lira City was arrested last week following the death of his wife Licinia Akirapa Aweri. Boniface had gone to the police to report that Aweri had committed suicide.
Harriet Korodina 28 years and her two daughters Kemirembe Bertina 9 years and one identified as Happy 2 years were found in Barifa forest by a Good Samaritan after they were trying to look for the road from Arua to Kampala and brought to Arua CPS.
Bosco Kidega, the LC I Chairperson of Ngomoromo village, says that the matter came to the limelight after some of the farmers who narrowly escaped the arrest on Monday returned to Uganda and reported to the local authorities.
The acting DPC Tony Odonkara says that they have registered some cases from the community of the illegal acts by these yet to be identified youths. The cases are reported from Solo and Nangwe Nangwe villages in Western division of Busia Municipality.
According to Komakech, the arrest follows reports from the local community members after observing the duo selling fresh fish in the villages before alerting the authorities who swung into action and arrested them.