Soroti Police arrests 8 officials over alleged theft of hand hoes
Written by Caroline Katusiime on June 24, 2021
The Police in Soroti have arrested eight officials from Soroti City over the alleged theft of 1,896 hand hoes from the National Agricultural Advisory Authority -NAADS meant for peasant farmers.
The officers, whose identities have been concealed so as not to jeopardize investigations into the matter are all employees of Soroti City.
The East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Gregg Ageca says they have opened a general inquiry file GEF 13/2021, to investigate circumstances under which the consignment of 79 boxes containing 1,896 hoes went missing from Soroti Council Stores. The hoes are valued at UGX. 18,960,000.