In 2018, Abdu Bazaale and Mahfoodh Abdalla sued government for Police trespassing on their customary land on which their family had lived for more than 70 years. In her judgement, Justice Cornelia Kakooza Sabiiti ruled that government illegally acquired the land, is trespassing and should compensate the family.
Ms Tarakpe Beatrice, one of her sisters narrated to our reporter that late Ajio got angry after her brothers gave her 5-year-old son to the father without her consent, which prompted her to set her house and herself on fire, perishing in the flames.
A section of Members of Parliament and Acholi leaders including former Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao had said that the long-standing Apaa conflicts which are being meted on the community require local means to end it. Among the suggestions was retaliation and staging nude protests to call for immediate intervention from the government and rights bodies.