Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson said the energized operations are aimed at recovering illegal guns, arresting and prosecuting criminal elements who have been involved in cattle rustling.
The accident involved taxi registration number UAX 303F travelling from Masindi to Kampala. According to Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Ssemwogerere, the taxi lost control after a tyre burst and overturned killing the three people on the spot.
John Paul Kodet, the LCV chairperson of Napak district, says that there is a need to break the cycle of livestock-based conflict using community mechanisms that would punish and discourage animal theft.
Sky Motors Limited opened an office in Manibe ward, Ayivu Division in Arua city early last month, after allegedly getting clearance from the division authorities to offer motorcycle and tricycle loan services. Stephen Droma , one of the affected boda boda riders says that he paid 1.36 million shillings for two motorcycles and the company promised to deliver them during the launch, which never happened.
According to Odongo, he ordered the arrest of the suspects after receiving a complaint from the Paiula Sub County LC V councillor, Ballex Okello who was approached by farmers in his constituency who sought his intervention in the fraudulent acts.