The policeman, corporal Karim Bamugireko attached to the construction unit of police was arrested on Friday after a set up executed by the commandant PSU Joel Aguma, acting on intelligence information that the officer and others still at large, have been selling bullets at a cost of 6,000 Shillings.
At least seven UPDF soldiers were on Tuesday dismissed with disgrace from the armed forces by the third division court martial sitting at Bugema barracks in Mbale district. The soldiers had gone missing from their deployment units between 2003 and 2009 after which they were declared deserters.
There is a feeling of unease among Soroti Municipality officials over the heavy trucks that park in the town centre. The trucks including trailers and fuel tanks make stop-overs in Soroti on their way to and from Malaba to Northern Uganda and South Sudan.