Reports indicate that Byaruhanga had earlier called Omara who was dragged to Kwania Central Police Station (CPS) for assault demanding the money to “handle” the matter and “stop it from getting to court.”
Dickens Ogwang, based at the 4th Division Barrack in Gulu was arrested on Thursday from Adyeda trading center in Aduku town council and whisked to Kwania Police Station where he is currently being detained.
It is alleged that on 12th February 2022, the area MP Kwania County Tony Ayo hired a witch doctor identified as Peter Ogwang to perform a ritual at his place in Obolo Cani village following theft of his 8 head of cattle, which ended in three people including the deceased Mike Odure, Innocent Okello and another only identified as Okello being poisoned.
Geoffrey Okwanga, a resident of Aculawic Village says that he has lost valuable items to thieves that have been terrorizing the area for the last 20-years. He said he is ready to give out some land to pave way for the construction of a police post.
According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.
Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
It’s alleged that on Monday evening the deceased went to a drinking joint in Aduku Town Council with a village mate Moses Emate and the two left together for home but surprisingly Olam's body was found lying lifeless by the roadside, the following morning.
The suspects are Robert Obia, Joshua Ogwal, Keren Ayugi, Better Amongi and Jaspher Oloro all from Abwongdani Village. Others are Jimmy Okoi from Atimnadi Village, Jimmy Odongo and Wilfred Nyero all from Baronger Village,Abwong parish, Abongomola Sub County.