Micheal Longole, the Mt, Moroto regional police spokesperson, says that Loram joined the search for the warriors at the invitation of his village mates following a raid on the Kraal belonging to Daniel Ngura. He explains Loram and his village mates decided to follow the blood stains of one of the raiders who had been shot using a bow and arrow in the kraal.
It's alleged that on the 6th of January 2023, the suspected Pokot pastoralists from Amudat district grazing in Nakapiripirit killed four unknown Pian pastoralists and dumped their bodies in the game reserves. Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that a team of officers have been sent into the Pian Upe game reserve to search for the alleged dead bodies.
Peter Lokeris, the State Minister for Minerals and MP for Chekwii County in Nakapiripirit district who led the ceremony said they are resorting to using their traditional methods to hunt for the warriors who have failed to embrace peace.
Hassan Lila, a businessman and proprietors of a restaurant in Nabilatuk, says they transport meat from either Namalu or Moroto town. He notes it costs him Shillings 15,000 to transport meat from the two places every two days in order to manage the high demand for meat in his restaurant.
Nabilatuk district carved out of Nakapiripirit was operationalised on July 1, 2018. Parliament approved the creation of Nabilatuk district in 2015 alongside several others, whose operationalization was phased. This brings to eight, the number of districts in Karamoja sub-region.
A senior officer of the Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF in Nakapiripirit district is to spend the next ten years in jail for killing a civilian. Captain Michael Walumbe pleaded guilty for the murder of Moses Asio, a resident of Kopetatum village in Nakale parish in Loregai Sub County in Nakapiripirit district.
Capt. Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says Olum is being held together with seven other soldiers at the 407 brigade headquarters in Moruita, Nakapiripirit district. He declined to divulge more information for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
Captain Dominic Logwe, the In-charge Civil Military relations, Karamoja notes that Lolukachi must have killed himself for lack of explanation given the circumstances under, which the cows were stolen at the grazing ground by suspected rustlers.
The plea follows the death of a 50-year-old man identified as Lokoruchongor, who was killed when a cave he has lived in for decades collapsed in Nakapiripirit district. Three of his family members were injured in the tragedy.