Indian Commits Suicide in Tororo Hotel.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga

Residents of Apaa, viagra 100mg Labala Parish Amuru district have for close to two weeks camped outside their homes to guard their land against what they say are government backed land grabbers.

The area, as you read this is manned by hundreds of police officers and armed men from Uganda Wildlife Authority and the UPDF.

The area is along the border between Amuru and Adjumani districts and there is reportedly an ongoing clash over the land ownership between the Acholi and Madi tribes.

Residents engage police officials.

Residents engage police officials.

Part of the same piece of land government claims, lies in a wild life reserve, while there are other claims that a tycoon from South Africa named Bruce Martine bought part of the land back in 2005.

The area residents, aggressively guarding the land have vowed to fight any person that touches it including government officers.

Area MPs have been camped in there trying to convince the rowdy residence to back down.

Amuru District Woman MP Hon Lucy Akello sandwiched by the residents

Amuru District Woman MP Hon Lucy Akello sandwiched by the residents

Kilak county Member of parliament Gilbert Olanya urged the people not to use force in trying to rescue their land.

“It’s true our land is surrounded with issues but camping here will not help. You need to go home and do farm work as we keep on the lookout” Gilbert appealed to hundreds of locals at Apaa trading center.

The large troops of police and the national army are reportedly trying to protect government surveyors who want to demarcate it, against the locals’ wishes.

We have already lost everything, we lost our cows and families but we will not lose this land,” vowed an elder Benerad Oloya.

Youths guarding the entry point to Apaa trading center

Youths guarding the entry point to Apaa trading center

When Chimpreports visited the area on Saturday, distraught looking faces welcomed us at a locally controlled quarter guard manned by the local youths.

“Any one making entrance in and out of Apaa including the police and the army has to declare who they are and what they want from the trading center,” we were told.

Residents are camping in the trading center, some several kilometers away from their houses, trying to keep away the police and the army.

“We cannot go to sleep, we want to guard our land together,” said one John Bosco Oola revealed who told us that the people have been camped at the trading center for 11 days, trying to prevent the surveyors from demarcating their land.

“We are scared of sleeping in our own houses in fear of being arrested or touched; that is why we have all moved to the trading centre as a group so we can face it together” said Emmanuel Okeny 52.

Residents gathered in hundreds to pour out their anger to government

Residents gathered in hundreds to pour out their anger to government

He revealed that the youth vigilantes are on the lookout for the surveyors and keep monitoring the entire area as the women fetch them food which they eat as a group.

Yusuf Okwonga Adek, the chief of the Pageya clan urged elders to form a robust team to meet the president as well as elders from Adjumani to make sure this tension is resolved before conflict escalates.

Meanwhile area MPs have written to Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, asking that his office intervenes in the matter, before it gets out of hand.

They want government to retrieve the forces deployed in the area and cease treating the locals as criminals.

“On our side, we shall monitor the situation, but will not accept out people to be unduly humiliated as if they are foreigners. I would like to assure you that we shall respond to the Apaa land issue as a sub-region,” stated Hon Regan Okumu the Acholi Parliamentary Group Chairman.
Police have launched investigations into the death of an Indian national in Tororo district. Over the weekend, viagra Ankrahai Dadi, mind 38, unhealthy was found dead inside a room he had rented at Rock classic hotel in Tororo town.

His body, police says was recovered by the staff that had come to attend to him. According to the hotel management, the deceased had booked to stay for a week and had just spent two nights.

“Our police surgeon has pointed possible suicide, but we’re still working to ascertain the real cause of death,” said Fred Enanga the police publicist during the Monday weekly press briefing at police headquarters in Naguru.

Enanga in a related incidence also reports that Jeremiah Opio, 23, a resident Tororo town allegedly committed suicide; a rope was found a round his neck, but neighbors say ever since the wife left him, he has been troubled.

His body has been taken to Tororo hospital for an autopsy.



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