URN.According to Loyor, the district is considering dragging the Chinese company to court for trespassing on grazing land for the people of Napak.
Napak District has blocked China Railway Number 03 construction company limited from blasting rocks in Lomudit village in Ngoleriet sub-county for the construction of Moroto- Lokitelenyala road.
Pasca Loyor, the Napak LC V vice-chairperson, says that the Chinese firm never consulted the district leadership before setting up a camp in the area. “We don’t know who these Chinese dealt with because the area they have settled and want to start blasting the rock is under Napak.,” she said.
According to Loyor, the district is considering dragging the Chinese company to court for trespassing on grazing land for the people of Napak. Joseph Longole, the LC I Secretary of Lomudit village, says that the Chinese are guarded by heavily armed UPDF soldiers.
“We are all shocked waking up seeing the Chinese setting up their camp in the area and they have never consulted us, “he said. Moses Lojore, another resident says it’s unfortunate that people take over land in Karamoja without consulting the landowners.
“These Chinese are so arrogant they don’t want to listen to anyone, “he said. Wang Li, the Project Manager China Railway Number 3 asked what news was there before hanging and making his phone busy.