According to the Police report, the Nissan Xtrail that was being driven by Fiona Alobo hit a Mercedes Benz semi-trailer registration number UBK /09C/ ZF-4408 at 11 pm from Barogal Village, Palenga Town Council in Omoro District near the World Food Program –WFP depot.
David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested over the weekend from where they had gone in hiding. According to Mudong, the trio was on Monday subjected to medical examinations under Police form 24 (A) to ascertain their mental wellbeing.
Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
Ojok was detained on Wednesday 19th after his in-laws charged him with kidnap under Omoro CRB 237/2021. He had gone to his in-laws’ home to convince his wife Christine Aciro to return to his home after she ran away following a misunderstanding between them.
Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
Court heard that on January 21st, 2021 at around 10 am while at Omunyjobi village in Orapwoyo Sub –County in Omoro district, the accused besieged their victim who harvesting sorghum in the garden. It is alleged that the two followed their victim to the garden pretending to offer some help.
Otwal is accused of two counts of defacing campaign posters of Presidential Candidate Yoweri Museveni and Douglas Peter Okao, the Candidate for Chairman Omoro District seat under the NRM party, an act contrary to section 78(2) of the Presidential Election Act and section 156(2) of the Local Government Act respectively.
Amos Onyango, a relative to the deceased says Apiyo left her home on Saturday to attend the burial of a neighbour on the same village but didn’t return. Onyango says Apiyo's lifeless body was discovered around 4:00 pm on Sunday.
Simon Wokorach, the Chairperson of Gulu City Boda-boda Association, says they have recorded numerous complaints from various cyclists, majority of whom are from Omoro, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Pader and Kole Districts. He says they have reported the matter to police for further inquiries.
Now Acholi diaspora have opened up an account with Lloyds Bank; a British retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales to raise funds to meet Anek’s upkeep and medical bills under Acct No: 57285860 and S/C No: 30-96-26.
The protestors are demanding installation of humps to control accidents at the trading center saying the lack of the speed breakers have led to loss of several lives. They allege that the accident involved a government registered vehicle whose registration could not be ascertained.
According to information obtained by our reporter, Ayaa left her home in Palaro parish in Odek Sub County at around 2:00pm on August 6, 2018 and crossed to Oratido village in Lukwo parish where she found people drinking at the LCs home and decided to join.
The deceased is Gloria Akot, a resident of Lwala parish in Koch Kalang village in Ongako Sub County in Omoro district. A close family member told URN on condition of anonymity that the deceased has been threatening to end her life following a recent disagreement with her in-laws who accused her of barrenness.
Phiona Opoka, a Human Rights Officer at the Commission, says the commission appreciates the unique challenges affecting the Uganda Police Force in policing a post-conflict region. She says Police authorities should take deliberate efforts to orient personnel on ground on issues of human rights, respect for rights of suspects and anti-torture act amongst others.
Justine Odong Obiya, the Koro Sub County chairperson, says Police conducted the operation to apprehend teenagers spending nights in discos. He says the suspects include minors aged between 13 and 17 years.