Moses chelangat, the LCI chairperson of Chenwach Village says that he heard gunshots at around 10 pm which he ignored because he thought the night time curfew patrol team was at work. He added that he was equally surprised when residents woke him up in the morning with reports that one of them had been shot dead.
His Son Joshua Kapkomu says, that, the illness of his dad started like a cough which promoted them to seek medical attention at Kapchorwa Hospital and later referred to Mbale. He remembers his father as a caring person who was there for his family all the time.
The Sipi Region Police Spokesperson, Fred Mark Chesang confirmed the incident, saying Doreen is locked up at Kapchorwa Central Police Station. He says the suspect stabbed the deceased with a knife severally accusing him of infidelity and abandoning his family.
Michael Chebet Musau, the East Division LC III Chairperson, condemned the act of shooting live bullets at civilians. He however also faulted residents for being chaotic and disrespecting security forces, which could have prompted them to open live bullets.
Construction of the 13-kilometre road stretching from Kapchorwa town to Tereyet High Altitude National Training Center in Tereyet Sub County was supposed to have started earlier last year but the more than 300 residents have since refused to vacate until they are compensated.
On Monday, the women signed the petition at Noah’s Ark Hotel in Kapchorwa town during a dialogue meeting on the Cross-Generational Alternative Rites of passage in opposition to FGM in Sebei and Karamoja Region where FGM is practiced.
According to the UPDF recruitment criteria, all recruits must be citizens of Uganda and in possession of an Original National Identity Card and duly signed Letters of recommendations from LC I, LC III, and GISOs, to confirm that they are citizens of good conduct with no criminal record.
Rogers Taitika, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the motorcycles are mainly stolen from Kaseerem sub county towards Bulambuli district, within the municipality and in areas towards the Tereyet High Altitude Training Center.
On Sunday by 7pm all social places had been filled to capacity waiting to see Cheptegei compete in the 10,000m final. At Glorious church ministries which was filled to capacity, prayers were conducted for Cheptegei.
The stadium located in the Central Division in Kapchorwa Municipality is currently characterized by heaps of soil piled around the pitch, affecting athlete’s training, football matches and other nonsporting activities that used to take place in the field.
A report by the town clerk James Andrew Ocen on the conditions and inventory of roads and bridges in the municipality as of 11th September 2019 indicates that out of the 92 roads in Kapchorwa municipality only 9 roads are in a good condition.
According to Songhor, they have established another committee to fundraise for the funeral from well-wishers. He also said they have established fundraising centers in Kween, Kapchorwa and Bukwo district where well-wishers can take their support.
Dr. Isaac Cherista, the acting Kapchorwa District Health Officer, says one of the patients he only identifies as 56-year-old Sande, the LC I chairperson of Roberwo village in East Division in Kapchorwa Municipality passed on.