These cases within only eight months surpass the cases of domestic violence recorded in the region in 2019 according to the Police Annual Crime Reports of 2019. According to the annual crime report, Acholi Sub –Region recorded 1,131 cases of domestic violence.
Ochola, according to police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has directed that all selected recruits appear to set up nine Covid19 quarantine centres. Enanga said the recruits will undergo into quarantine into two phases.
Micah Avubieng, the Community Liaison Officer Arua CPS said parents and community leaders tend to ignore cases of GBV and become perpetrators. He urges communities to report such cases to the police and local authorities for quick action.
According to several vendors who spent the night in the market as they waited to receive produce and other merchandise, a man only identified as Rasta Kakooza was shot in the wee hours of Friday night under unclear circumstances in what seemed to be a security operation that saw several others arrested.
Now two people only identified as Masawi and Apollo, residents of Bukiyi sub county in Sironko district who have been coordinating NUP activities in the district were arrested on Friday at the NUP offices in Bukiyi Sub county over the same matter.
Julius Peter Otto, the Omiya Anyima Sub-county LCIII Chairperson, who ordered for the arrest of the suspect, says he got a tip-off from concerned residents who had sighted him selling textbooks in bars on separate occasions.
The NUP leaders led by Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the MP for Masaka Municipality and party’s Deputy President in Charge of Central Region says that they will pursue the matter in courts of law and other tribunals that preserve Human Rights.
Jolly Acen, the head of UN Women office in North and Eastern Uganda says men are in most cases the perpetrators of the violence against women and girls and if the inequality is to be won, they must take up full responsibility.
Rose Anena, a farmer in Lokung Sub County in Lamwo district is one of the farmers who fell victim to the theft of approximately 1,800 kilograms of simsim. According to Anena, thieves raid their gardens mainly in the night or when it is raining.
Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo, says pertinent challenges are still affecting service delivery in the sector like congestion in prisons, clearing case backlogs, sexual gender violence that increased during COVID 19.
Kyagulanyi with hundreds of his supporters wanted to access the Masindi town for another rally prompting anti-riot police and the UPDF under the command of Vincent Irama, the Masindi District Police commander to block him.
Although Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said he was yet to receive latest information about the recruit exercise from police’s director for human resource development, a police source at Naguru police headquarters intimated to Uganda Radio Network –URN that the successful candidates will start their one-year course on December 12th.
The Kitgum District Police Commander Keith Tommy Eyaku, says that the suspects orchestrated an inter-clan clash that started last night and continued until Thursday before the police quelled the situation.
According to Emmy Ocen, the spokesperson of Gulu City Boda-Boda Association, at least eighty spouses of his colleagues have abandoned their marital homes due to financial hardships brought by Covid-19 pandemic.