The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, David Ongom Mudong told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday that the action of the RDC sabotaged the lawful duties of EPPU officers mandated to fight illegal deals in forest products.
Police identified the suspects as Patrick Nyeko, Jalon Toolit, and Simon Okwera. They are accused of masterminding the beating to death of Ochola on Monday morning from Amilobo village in Lamogi Sub-county, Amuru District.
Brian Openyrwot, the Kweyo Ward councilor in Bardege –Layibi Division, says that the ongoing operation has registered success since the number of the suspected criminals who used to flock to the streets at nightfall has dropped.
Brig. Bamwiseki says the government has already taken steps in ensuring that the disputes that have since culminated into violence between the communities in Amuru and Adjumani districts are put to a permanent end.
They are believed to have been part of the violent land dispute in Loyo-boo village, Unyama Sub County, which left more than 100 people homeless, 14 houses destroyed, and several domestic animals and poultry looted.
According to Awich, the fire which started at around 6:00 am this morning started from a food store where the watchman had taken cover. He reportedly suffocated to death as the fire spread to other hotel parts.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson said on Saturday morning that the police canine department launched an operation to track down the suspects with the help of the sniffer dogs.
A report from the IG indicates that part of the project money banked on account number 3100082 at Centenary Bank Gulu Branch was secretly transferred on April 30th this year without the knowledge of the project implementers.
The Aswa Regional Police Public Relations Officer David Ongom Mudong disclosed on Monday in an interview with Uganda Radio Network that at least seven cases of kidnap and homicides were recorded in a fortnight!
According to an investigation report from IG, Baguma applied for the position of a fisheries officer in Amuru District Local Government on May 12, 2016, and stated that he had completed his UCE at Akalo Secondary School in 2000.
In the first video recorded for one minute and forty seconds, the Musician turned politician is seen holding an AK47 assault rifle while threatening to carry out revenge on people he alleges are used to kill Acholi.
Dr David Onen Otto, the Director of Gulu Central High School says that the students are part of the 961 students who are believed to have actively participated, were ring leaders, and masterminded the violent strike two weeks ago.
George Yeko, the Coordinator of Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) in Gulu told URN on Tuesday evening that preliminary investigations show unknown students jumped over the fence to gain access into the school with burning charcoal in metallic containers, which they dropped in the dormitory through the open window.
Alarokuma says whereas the police indicate that her son died from a stray bullet, the postmortem report indicates the bullet penetration could have been from short range. She notes that the postmortem shows the deceased was shot on the left backside and the bullet followed the spinal cord and exited through the lower jaw, causing the victim to bleed to death.
Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki, the Fourth Infantry Division Commander says that one of the guns recovered during a joint operation was from South Sudan. He was however cagey on providing further details of the recovered gun.
Henry Komakech, the Manager Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA Gulu Office told URN in an interview that the vandalism of the road signage has been very rampant along the major roads in the region from 2020 to date due to the rising demand for metals by scrap dealers.
According to Kato, the duo was among dozens of other security personnel deployed at the school to quell the violent strike. The suspects reportedly fired nine bullets in the air to scare the angry students.
Nancy Agenorwot, an eyewitness and neighbour at the school who offered first aid and rushed five injured female students to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment described the situation as disturbing.