Napak residents flee homes over attacks by suspected armed cattle rustlers

The UPDF 3rd division commander, Brig Joseph Balikuddembe. PHOTO/ FILE

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  • However, Brig Joseph Balikuddembe, the 3rd division commander advised the residents not to panic, saying the security personnel have not failed as claimed.

Hundreds of residents in Ngoleriet Sub County in Napak District in Karamoja sub region have fled their homes citing increasing attacks from suspected armed Matheniko cattle rustlers.
The residents who have now camped at Kalotom primary school in Napak District told Daily Monitor that their homes have been raided almost on a daily basis and several of their colleagues killed by the suspected armed cattle rustlers but security personnel in the area seem to be incapable of intervening.

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