Corporal Warder Atunu, who was the armoury man removed the guns from strong room because the padlocks had become faulty. CID adds that two iron bars of the main gate had been suspiciously removed and not replaced moved for more than a month. The small and main gates were suspiciously open on the fateful day.
Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that they got information about the party and planted informants to monitor and inform the police when the rare and illegal party would start. Towards midnight, he said, police were notified that the sex orgy had started.
Allan Okello and Maxwell Oruk, both eyewitnesses, say the scuffle broke out after Corporal Stella Lamunu, the Officer in Charge of Apii Outpost went to pick the deceased from his residency in Akecha Village in Akecha parish in Bala Sub County for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.
Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says they received complaints from Oloyotong and Omer 1 trading centers in Amuru Sub County indicating that police officers often stage roadblocks in the area where they extort money for illegal charcoal dealers.