Sheikh Khalil however, says that the Muslim Community learnt with shock that the Chairman of the Abattoir went ahead to allow non –Muslims to slaughter animals, something he says did not only expose the Muslims to eating unclean meat but can potentially trigger religious clashes between Muslims and members of other faiths.
Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong says the decision was taken to avoid incitement and illegal congregation people that contravenes the current Standard Operating Procedure in the fight against Coronavirus Disease(Covid-19).
The suspects who are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station include Robert Komakech alias KK, Robert Olal, Gerald Ongole, Morish Ogwal, Winnie Abang, Stella Akullu, Nancy Apio and Winny Prisca Ajok while other suspects still at large.
Charles Odong, a resident of Copil village in Unyama Sub County from Gulu District went into hiding on Tuesday night after killing his father, Galdino Akena and torching his body over a domestic brawl.
The cases were registered between September 12th last year and January 20th this year. They include unlawful assembly contrary to section 65 and 66 of the Penal Code Act, defacing of campaign posters contrary to section 78(2) of the Presidential Election Act, defamation and inciting violence.
In the reshuffle, Tom Bainomugisha formerly the Pader DPC has been recalled to the police headquarters at the Human Resource Management, Emmanuel Mafundo the DPC Gulu was transferred to Oyam as DPC, Tai Ramathan from Rubanda was appointed DPC Pader and Dickens Bindeeba from Sembabule assumes office as DPC Gulu.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson instead advised the candidate to get a private security guard or apply to the Inspector General of Police for a police officer for his protection.
Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairman of Gulu City Boda -Boda Cyclists Association confirmed the incident, saying Obama was under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred, adding that he could have run into more road users if the tyres hadn’t burst.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspect was immediately arrested following the death of Okwera who was a witness against Oweka when he was remanded to Gulu Prison for six months last year accused of having sexual intercourse with another man and while on remand he vowed several times to kill Okwera for testifying against him.
Grace Pande, the OC CID Gulu said the suspect jumped over the fence of the police station at a time when the cells were opened for the suspects to go and ease themselves. The OC says the police officer who was on duty is being investigated.
It is estimated that at least 30 girls under the age of 18 are defiled every day in the region. Recent statistics by the Ministry of Education reveals that over 10,000 girls were impregnated during the lockdown period in Acholi.