Gloria Napeyok who is also a gospel singer was convicted by Grade II Magistrate, Paul Abunyala on Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to theft. She was jointly convicted with her boyfriend Hamis Lopeyok over the same offence.
Anthony Jabwor, the Kotido Resident State Attorney says that many people in Kotido don’t register complaints with the police or through the formal justice system but opt for the traditional justice system.
George Okot, one of the suspects accused of his involvement in the removal of three metallic doors at Boma Ground pleaded guilty and opted for plea bargaining. He was accordingly sentenced to 30 months imprisonment with an option of a fine of 500, 000 Shillings.
In 2014, Keno acquired a loan of 6.1 Million Shillings from a businessman, Moses Achuda for construction works within Kotido Sub County. He, however, failed to service the loan, prompting the businessman to file a civil suit last year.
Shaur reportedly lost his cool when he found the latrines at the health center dirty and ordered Moding who was on other duties to stop and first clean the latrine- an order she questioned leading to her assault.
A senior Police officer told URN on condition of anonymity that they found the court keys abandoned at Old Shops village in Kotido municipality next to a police motorcycle registration number UP 1008, which is about 100 meters from court.