Addressing Journalists at the party headquarters in Kamwokya, a Kampala city suburb, John Baptist Nambeshe, the NUP vice president Eastern Region, said that deployed forces are most likely to repeat the same mistakes of looting natural resources that occurred in the late 1990s that saw penalties sanctioned against Uganda government.
The air force and artillery power of the UPDF following the launch of the operation had a lot of devastating effects on the camps of the Islamic State-linked Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), according to a press statement from the army.
Speaking on behalf of the joint security team, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said a search was immediately conducted inside the room and an AK47 gun was spotted. When the search was expounded, more bomb making material, detonators and propellants were recovered.
The land in Atapar Village, Okore Sub County in Katakwi district was leased to three individuals who include John Akubal, Emmanuel Okubu and Grace Titin on February 7, 2019. However, the community has since protested the lease on grounds that the said individuals duped them into releasing their land.
The recent operations in Kotido, Kaabong and other parts of Karamoja forced many men out of their homes in fear of being arrested as suspected cattle rustlers and tried in the military court, leaving just vulnerable persons in the homes in what police say could lead to more suffering of innocent people.
The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.