"Given their past actions as confirmed by International Court of Justice, the entry into and remaining in the Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to be used by UPDF officers and commanders to loot for their personal benefit after which the burden will be sent to Uganda Citizens", reads the application in part.
Major Peter Mugisa says that UPDF trucks and other heavy equipment are stuck and can’t cross from Mukakati Village to the ADF camps due to the bad roads. Mugisa added that they will halt the operation for a week as they wait for Graders and other equipment to open the roads and repair Semuliki bridge.
The UPDF, in a joint operation with DRC forces, launched a series of strikes against the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF militants in neighbouring Congo, on Tuesday, an offensive that Ugandan officials said was intended to drive the militants out of their bases. It came after a series of terror attacks in different parts of Uganda, all of which were blamed on the ADF.
Residents especially those in Bundingoma Sub County where UPDF camped on Tuesday say that due to the sound of heavy artillery some fled their homes and others developed health complications due to fear.
John Tibasiima, a resident at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube wants security to be heightened to ensure that they are protected from any possible attacks by the suspected ADF militants who may retaliate.
They were arrested from Packwach Zombo and Arua districts in the aftermath of the attack and arraigned before the 4th Division Court Martial in Gulu District at different intervals on holding charges of treason.
According to the prosecution, on June 12th 2021 along Nakyesa- Kayunga road in Kayunga District, the two were accused of having Uganda People's Defense Forces -UPDF camouflage uniforms which are gazetted defence stores.
Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central Police station is accused of impersonation as a Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI personnel with the aim of defrauding guest house owners in Hoima City of their money. He was arrested on Sunday afternoon in Hoima City.
The three include Captain Bumali Mangeni also known as Akeem, Benon Duncan Lumu, 33, and Andrew Kisitu, 28. The trio has been sentenced by the Kampala High Court Judge Flavia Anglin Ssenoga on the crimes that occurred on October 27, 2016, in Kololo, an upscale suburb of Kampala.
Evidence before court shows that the army admits all the illegalities and allegations levied against it by Kalali and to prove this, they say the errant officers have since been apprehended and couldn't let such impunity go unpunished because they strongly condemn the beating of journalists.
The Committee Vice-Chairperson, Agnes Taaka Wejuli told the delegation that they had received several complaints against the army including excessive use of force, disruption of rallies, arbitrary arrests and detention in military facilities.
One of the UPDF officers told Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity that they have so far apprehended more than 30 high profile cattle thieves who have been conniving with police officers in stealing cattle. the theft. He says all the suspects arrested are being locked up at Masindi and Hoima Central Police Station.
Lt. Colonel Edward Ijjo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday afternoon that the operations were prompted by various complaints from the public on the usage of illegal fishing gear on Lake Albert.