Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
Joseph Akena Gonzaga, who was 9 years old at the time of the attack, recalled that he witnessed how women and men of the village wailed and begged Otti for mercy in vain. He said the rebels shot at the people indiscriminately and the memory has never vanished from his mind.
Docus Chepusua, one of the women says that their husbands want them to produce many children despite their inability to provide for them. "Our husbands want us to produce until you die while producing yet they can't help in taking care of children, they leave us the women battling out with the children’s welfare, “she said.
The hospital currently has 45 COVID-19 patients. 15 of these are critically ill and thereby in need of oxygen full time.
Since there are only 25 medics handling the COVID-19 suspects and patients, Mubiru says the facility cannot admit any more cases.