The territorial Police in Nakapiripirit, on the 3.07.2023, arrested a Police driver, identified as CPL Walukayo Jude, attached to Elgon region in Mbale, while transporting 80 bags of charcoal along the Nakapiripirit-Moroto highway, in a lorry truck under reg.no. UP 9639. He was immediately charged with scandalous behaviour and dismissed from the Force.
And thereafter, charged to court, with 3 other charcoal dealers, who included; Okiror Isaiah, Mugabi Peter and Mubogi David Luke, for the illegal possession and dealing in forestry products. The operations against charcoal dealings in Karamoja are ongoing following the executive Directive from H.E. the President.
The 4 were remanded to Namalu prison.