Police believe the illegally operating driving schools churn out incompetent drivers who cause hundreds of deaths and injuries every year. At least 4,159 people died in road crashes in 2021 which was an increase from 3,663 road deaths the previous year.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
The deceased minors have been identified as Ofoi Mungu,8, and Mercy 5, both children of Godfrey Utungi and Grace Anirwoth of the same area. The minor's mother was away in the trading center when the assailants torched the house.
James Okware, the senior warden officer in charge of Bokora, Matheniko, Pian, and Upe game reserves said the Karimojong have launched massive illegal poaching of animals in the protected game reserves in an excuse of the current biting hunger.