In an eleven day’s operations that was concluded over the weekend covering nine districts in the region, NDA inspectors inspected 434 drugs outlets. The team recovered 171boxes of assorted government and prohibited drugs estimated at over Shillings 42million and are currently lying in the NDA offices in Arua.
Enriko Opio, an aspiring candidate for the Nebbi Municipality Parliamentary seat had flown from Entebbe to Arua and later travelled to Nebbi where he was received by a huge crowd, causing traffic gridlock, along Arua the road on Friday.
Nebbi District Police Commander Bernard Mugerwa told Uganda Radio Network that the fire started in the house of one of the officers who were unreachable at the time, and spread to other rooms. It was contained almost an hour later, after the arrival of the Regional Fire Unit from Arua.
Nicholas Natajja, the OC CID Nebbi Central Police station says detectives recovered the gun following a tip-off from support staff of Nebbi Municipal Council, who were slashing the compound on Thursday.
Mike Komakech, a resident of Got Moyo Village, was convicted by the Grade Two Magistrate Mike Okonye on the basis that he used obscenities to insult his wife contrary to Section 128(3) of the Penal Code Act.
The accident occurred when a Fuso truck registration number UBB 791Q with five people onboard overturned twice, about 50 meters from the Nebbi Catholic Diocese Cathedral. The driver Ocir Pastore was reportedly trying to avoid knocking a pupil of Nebbi Primary School in Nebbi town and a man who was pushing a bicycle loaded with cabbage.
The warning comes amid reports of a covert recruitment drive in parts of West Nile, Lango, and Acholi sub-regions. The drive is allegedly facilitated by a group of ex-combatants, targeting UPDF deserters and veterans.