Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC) who also doubles the Head of COVID-19 Task, says the personnel in the unit were reduced following the implementation of the home based care strategy for asymptomatic COVID-9 patients as recommended by the Health Ministry.
Her aunt, Yvonne Kasawuli, says her niece is still traumatised and needs serious medical attention, which isn’t available at Mulago hospital. Kasawuli explains that they want Nankya and her mother moved to a specialised medical facility, which they can’t afford because of the costs involved.