Alice Laker reportedly beat up 17-year-old Vicky Ajalo on Saturday afternoon at a water source in Lakee village in Omot Sub-county. Ajalo died on arrival at Omot Health Center III where locals had rushed her for treatment.
Denis Olweny, the Officer in Charge of Operations at Kalongo Police Station told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the deceased was first discovered by his brother who later alerted local leaders and the police. Olweny says preliminary reports indicate the deceased suffered depression.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says officers from Anaka Police Station swung into action and dispersed the gathering. They also confiscated some posters belonging to Acan although no arrests were made.
Julius Mpande, the officer in Charge of Operations at Kitgum Central Police station in his reports says the victim attacked one of their police officers while resisting arrest and made attempts to disarm him.
Jackson Omona, the Kitgum LCV Chairperson and also the central organizing committee chairperson for the event says they are ready to host the celebration since most of the basic facilities have been put in place.
The Koki clan members reportedly descended on Kalabong Central Village on Monday afternoon and looted over 20 cows, several kilograms of Sim sim and maize from members of Yom clan to avenge the death of 18-year-old Richard Akera Oton, a primary six pupil of Kalabong primary school.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says marine divers and local fishermen from Kisumu in Kenya who attempted to conduct a search failed and have since abandoned the mission.
Robert Oken, the officer in Charge of Criminal Investigation at Kitgum central police station told URN in an interview Sunday that attempts by the girl’s parents and relatives to locate her on Thursday failed to yield results. He says another search conducted on Friday led to the recovery of Anena’s lifeless body and a bicycle she used in a bush.
Dusman Okee, the Pader Resident District Commissioner says that the Kenyan fishermen volunteered to join the search for Wafula’s body after police marine divers were called for an emergency rescue in Kampala three days ago.