Nyenga Division Vice Chairperson Charles Bobo says they reported the matter to concerned authorities though have never received any response, adding that businesses in the area are currently struggling.
The land on which they were trying to carry out boundary opening used to belong to a departed Indian Damuje Laston Boan who was once a famous coffee farmer before the expulsion of Asians by President Idi Amin’s government in August 1972.
The girl was ejected out of her home, by her own mother, a week ago upon learning that her father was responsible for her three months pregnancy. The girl then wandered from her parent's home in Kitula to the neighbouring village of Bubira-Kalumbya where she was picked up by Resty Namaganda, a member of the Village Health Team.
Fred Egesa, the Ddungi Parish Chairperson, says that LC I chairpersons handed over their village stamps and registers and asked him to send them to the Residential District Commissioner, saying police has frustrated their work.
According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.
The contested land on Kyaggwe block 346, measuring 31 hectares is claimed by Herbert Muyomba and Dorothy Nakimbugwe who have petitioned the court seeking forceful eviction for the continued stay on the land.