The assailants also cut off all the fingers of the deceased on the left arm, thumb and last finger on the right hand. Police says attempts by residents of the area to identify the body have been futile.
In 2010, Cornelius Kodet, the brain behind the factory was given 100 acres of land by the community to construct 100 houses for the elders. However, since then, the houses have never been constructed. Rupa residents were surprised to learn that Kodet was instead planning to construct a cement factory and was in possession of a land title of 442 acres.
A number of residents in Moroto made it to the polling stations as early as 6:00 am to wait for the exercise to commence. In some polling stations like Camp Swahili Chini, Singila and Bazaar in Moroto town, voters started lining up as early 9:40 am after being cleared by the election officials.
Paul Bukenya, the deputy spokesperson of the electoral commission says that the issue of missing names on the register was more common in urban areas around Kampala compared to others places in the country.
Sando Modo, a resident of Natum-kasikou in Rupa sub county, says some people are already in conflict following their divergent views and decisions to support specific candidates. He fears that the conflicts might worsen after the polls.
The contract indicated that enumerators would be paid for five days at the beginning of the field pilot exercise. It also indicated that enumerators would be expected to complete at least two households per day and subsequent payments would be made every after completion of 10 households.
The trained team is expected to diagnose, treat and report any suspicious animal illness to the district to enable timely intervention by the government. They are also charged with the responsibility of ensuring that no dead animal is eaten in the villages without clearance from the veterinary department.
It is reported that Anyakun picked up a quarrel with her 13-year-old cousin over the loss of 10,000 Shillings in the house. The quarrel that later degenerated into a fight reportedly forced Anyakun to take her life when the cousin accused her of stealing the money kept in the box.
Excessive consumption of alcohol in Karamoja sub region has left the leadership in the region scratching their heads as they figure out solutions to the vice. Samson Ilukori, an interim secretary for elders council in Karamoja blames it on law enforcement. The elder observes that while police and the army would be useful agents in controlling and stopping excessive consumption of alcohol, they are weak since they are also among the leading consumers.