It's alleged that the suspect called Sergent Jimmy Odongo, a police officer at Nwoya Central Police Station on Monday and introduced himself as a Superintendent of Police. According to Police, the suspect claimed that he was heading to Alero Police station in Alero Sub-county to follow up on a contentious land matter registered under SD Ref:07/05/07/21.
Geoffrey Opiyo, the Chairman of Koch Goma Town Council says that the assailants who were trailing the deceased all the way from Gulu City shot Kimera at Bungamon Village on the Koch Goma –Gulu Highway.
The installation of the electric fence covering a 20-kilometre stretch around the Park started in January 2020 to stop wild animals from straying into human settlements. The move followed complaints of crop destruction, severe injuries, and death of locals caused by stray animals mostly elephants straying from the National Park.
Between 1st and 13th July, Police in Aswa River Region registered a total of 13 homicide cases. Gulu registered the highest with six cases followed by Omoro with three cases. Agago, Lamwo, Amuru and Nwoya districts registered one case respectively.
Nancy Oryema, the granddaughter of the late Wilson Erinayo Oryema says Nwoya District Local Government has already approved the building plan for the police post, saying they need about Shillings 230million according to the bills of quantity.
Jacob Okot, the Nwoya District Probation and Welfare Officer told URN in an interview that he has teamed up with the labour office to establish the farms employing children before they take legal action.
Bashir Hangi, the Communication Officer of Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA told URN in an interview that the drivers who knocked the game animals are still at large and are being hunted by the Police and UWA.
Alice Adokorach, a mother of five who left her parents’ home at a tender age says her relationship has deprived her of happiness, by a partner who was addicted to his beer and to the rod. She endured punches and beatings, almost on a daily basis, scars of which remain visible on her body today.