By Spy Uganda
The 3 Infantry Division of Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has said it regrets the misconduct by one soldier that resulted in the loss of some cows in Nakapiripirit district.
The Force says the unfortunate incident happened on 17 September 2023 at around 1030Hrs, as Private Baguma Yofessi who was among the security detail to graze the impounded cows went on a shooting spree using his gun at Moruita protected Kraal, in Nakapiripirit District.
”As a result of his indiscriminate shooting, 18 cows died on spot while 25 got injured as the same security detail acted swiftly and arrested the suspect soldier,” says UPDF.
The lost and injured cows are part of 291 livestock that were impounded on 9 September 23, from Naborokocha and Pian UPE Game Reserve (raiding corridor) in response to the killing of UPDF Officer and soldiers whereby same cows were earmarked to compensate the victims of raids.