The arrest followed a complaint lodged by Tonny Abal, a local resident of Ngetta Sub county who claims his motorcycle disappeared from the police parking yard after it was impounded during the curfew time last week.
However, Francis Acobi, the District entomology officer has declared that the district doesn't have money to control the locusts. He says they are waiting on the central government to use the army to control the locusts by spraying.
Simon Olinga whose mother was abducted by the Karamojong cattle rustlers in 1990 says he faced a rough time when they returned home in 2012.
He says it wasn’t easy for him to dream nor smile but after joining the team, he found his voice and can smile again.
Harriet Akullo Okello, the chairperson Kica-Arwot Women Group, says they have decided to use Shillings 500,000 from part of their annual profit to renovate the police post. She says they want police personnel to be redeployed in the area since the crime has escalated.
The bridge that cost of about 30 million Shilling was built in March 2019, by the Sub County with funding from the Uganda Road Fund this financial year. However, it developed cracks in less than two months after its completion and is now on the verge of collapsing.
Residents attempted to lynch two suspected cattle thieves, Nelson Elum and his son-in-law Daniel Okello who were in detention at Alemi Police Out-Post. However, they were overpowered by the police who fired live bullets and teargas.
Omara has reportedly been campaigning for Kampala based businessman Denis Dean Omeni, in the Sub Counties of Bala, Ayer, Akalo and Ayer Town Council since last year. In one of the drives, he was seen distributing handheld hoes which were given to households in Bala Sub County about three weeks ago.
In January this year, the National Forestry Authority ordered the affected people to vacate the piece of land measuring approximately 210 hectares in vain. As a result, the families through their lawyer, Quirinus Oyugi Onono from Oyugi Onono and company filed a case in court staying their eviction, saying their families have been occupying the contested land since 1940.