Businge, was arrested by a team of detectives who invaded Jerusalem Church, a worship place in Karama-Kabwoya Sub County, Kikuube district where he had assembled a number of people, in disregard of a presidential directive that banned church gatherings, as a measure to control the spread of COVID-19.
Residents of Gulu say that a number of them have fallen victim to antics of gangs that waylay them around Cemetery Road, Tank Road, School Road and Commercial Road in Pece Division as well as Alolokolum Road around the industrial area in Layibi Division. They are mainly looking out for people who are caught outside their homes at the time of the curfew.
Geoffrey Okiswa, the Serere Resident District Commissioner, says that Elegu has been working together with John Oryada who is still at large. Okiswa explains that Elegu revealed that he is a veteran while Oryada is a serving officer currently undergoing training at Lugazi.
Margaret Auma, the Elegu Women Cross Border Traders and SACCO Chairperson told URN that the security team on 2nd April 2020, from Lorokwo West Village, Elegu Town Council used sticks to beat up 32 women accused of being commercial sex workers and operating in different lodges even after the ban on public gathering and closure of all lodges by President Museveni.
Michael Chebet Musau, the East Division LC III Chairperson, condemned the act of shooting live bullets at civilians. He however also faulted residents for being chaotic and disrespecting security forces, which could have prompted them to open live bullets.