Church members arrested in Uganda for boycotting national child immunization
Written by Evans Wafula (Uganda) 2012-08-15 09:00:00 Read 265 Times
More than 40 members of a Gospel church in Bulambuli Districtpopularly known as triple six are still lavishing in jail forallegedly boycotting the recently concluded National childimmunization program.
The area RDC has threatened to ban the churchactivities in his area for misleading members to go against the national immunization program.
The Bulambuli District resident’s commissioner Wamoto Nabendeh on Tuesday morning said that he has written aletter to the president and copied to the prime minister and theconcerned parties requesting for abolishment of the triple sixchurches from Bulambuli.
Wamoto said that the church has been deceiving people in to badbelieves and leading them into unlawful activities like boycottingmedication, schooling and treatment among others which calls for aquick action against its leaders.
Elsewhere in Mbale, the spokes person at the Inzu Ya Bamasaaba John Musila has questionedthe youths in Bugisu Sub Region who are getting circumcised in thisyear’s Imbalu against interfering with the Business community by beggingfor money on the streets from even the non Bamasaba as they dance toKadodi.
Musila said that it is a taboo for theMumasaba preparing to face Imbalu to go begging or solicit money fromthe non Bamasaaba adding that those dancing Kadodi through the townattracting big crowds are causing confusion and loses to businessesin town.
He said that whoever that will be caught in such behavior shall face the law adding that the Inzu Ya Bamasaaba shall not be heldresponsible for any of such misconducts during the Imbalu season.