Anglican Bishop Emeritus Nelson Onono Onweng, the Chairperson of the Acholi clerics under the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) said that they are happy by the ICC`s judgement and termed it as ‘’considerate’’.
Ssendaga says the accused Lukabya has been his neighbor for over ten years in Kitubulu, Katabi Town Council, that the deceased was his friend and also someone who used to work for Lukabya because he would collect herbs. He explained further that Lukabya owns a shrine in Kitubulu.
The International Criminal Court convicted Ongwen, 45, in February this year on 61 crimes including rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder as well as war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The applicants are accusing the King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of Tooro, the Queen Mother, Best Kemigisa and the Attorney General of committing a number of offences including the illegal leasing of Tooro kingdom land and misappropriating the properties of the monarchy.