Abraham Ekwaru, the Soroti District Communications Officer, explained that the new list includes claimants who have completed all the necessary procedures outlined by the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to receive compensation.
Speaking at a meeting with the Police top leadership at the East Kyoga Regional Police headquarters in Soroti City on Wednesday, Rev. Fr. Gonzaga Waziwazi Ongereny, the Soroti Catholic Diocesan Chancellor told the Police that acts of brutality and political bias have put the police on the spot for failing to deliver effective service to the community.
Media professionals from various outlets joined forces to demonstrate solidarity and condemn the inhumane treatment endured by journalists in Teso during the recently concluded by-elections in Soroti City East, Serere County, and the Bukedea district.
Some of the affected patients were on life support, while others were undergoing blood transfusions and intravenous (IV) treatments. The sparks coincided with a drizzle that began around 10:00 pm on Wednesday night.
Brig. Semawenge had indicated in the defendant’s witness statement filed on May 12, 2023 that the army he serves was not responsible for the atrocities committed in Teso sub- region as alleged in the case John Oluka and others.
These senior commanders will serve as witnesses to defend the government in the cattle compensation case of Oluka and Others on May 25, 2023. The Teso War Debt Claimants had returned to court after the government launched a compensation program, arguing that the program did not adequately compensate them for their losses.
Princess Diana HC1V charges inpatients 3,000 Shillings for a file and another 20,000 Shillings for detergents like Jik, powder soap, and toilet paper. In most cases, patient attendants are sent out to buy drugs, including gloves, needed for the treatment of their patients.
Iloku, a resident of Tukum in Soroti district arrived at the facility empty- handed expecting free service from the government health unit. But on arrival, she was asked to pay for the file, which the facility gives patients at Shillings 3,000.
Ogwal told Journalists that the security deployment was uncalled for. She notes that the Women’s Day celebration is not a political activity that would attract hundreds of armed personnel in the city centre.
Awoja Water Pumping Station currently generates 5 million liters of water per day and the upgrade will lead to an increase of 2.5 million liters and will serve more than 10,000 households in Soroti City and neighboring sub-counties
Oscar Greg Ageca, the East Kyoga Police Spokesperson identifies one of the suspects as 23-year-old Samuel Esuri while his colleague is a teenager whose identity has been withheld because he is a minor.
The claimants led by the former member of Parliament Kapelebyong Julius Ochen trying to seek for justice over lost lives and properties have complained over the costs they are incurring in attempts to seek justice before courts of law.
According to Oluka, the minors reportedly picked up the money from the bag of their relative, Stella Aogon in Orwadai Cell A Soroti city suburb on October 24, 2022. He says they confessed to having spent buying for themselves clothes and other things they needed. According to Oluka, police have since charged the duo with theft of Shillings 5million vide CRB 287/2022.
Joseph Eyou, a resident of Agule Village, Aukot Sub County was put behind bars at Aoja Police Post when he failed to refund four cows, a goat, and one hundred thousand Shillings to his son-in-law, Raphael Enebu.
Simon Peter Edoru Ekuu, the Soroti District LC V Chairperson told the MPs that the local leaders have been sidelined in the exercise. He said that the district officials also depend on the information from the beneficiaries who have been given varying statuses on compensation.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, says that the bodies of the 12 other victims were identified by relatives and conveyed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital on Monday evening for postmortem.