Justice Mugambe granted the accused bail on grounds that they had overstayed on remand without trial. However, the suspects were returned to Luzira prison to allow time for the completion of their paper work. They are expected to regain their freedom on Friday.
Stephen Ssebunya, the interim chairperson for Mutukula town council confirms the aliens are bribing villages council chairpersons to issue them with recommendation letters to facilitate their registration, and that indeed some have successfully been entered into the national data bank.
The call for branding cattle follows an outcry of Teso leaders especially in the districts of Kapelebyong and Katakwi over the increasing cases of cattle thefts by the Karamojong thieves for the last two months.