Initial reports indicated that unidentified people dropped a letter at her home on Thursday, demanding 400 million Shillings, failure of which, she would be killed. According to the letter, the money was to be sent to a mobile phone number 0780723011 which is registered in the names of Moses Namisi.
Nakwang is hospitalized at Kaabong Hospital in critical condition. Mathew Kubal, the Community Development Officer-CDO in Kakamar Sub County, says the mother had gone to the garden to harvest maize when the elephant attacked.
Prior to the shooting incident, a police patrol vehicle would go through the Expressway three times a day from Mpala in Katabi town council to Busega in Kampala. Traffic officers would occasionally stage at Kajjansi round about along the road to prevent reckless drivers from accessing the road.