By Richard Ekotu – Soroti
Soroti District security committee has declared a crackdown on people withholding illegal guns in Teso region. Ben Etonu, the RDC has asked all the people having illegal guns to hand them over to security organs or be killed. Speaking at the heroes’ day celebrations, Etonu said the security committee resolved that any one who resists being disarmed or to hand over the gun be shot and killed.
The operation to be headed by Captain Opio starts this week in Bukedea district. It will be extended to other districts. The security committee follows recent spate of killings in the region.Etonu also spoke about the development programmes ushered by the NRM government. He encouraged the residents to embrace the programs, by irrespective of their political ideologies.