Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, says the operation was promoted by a tip off from Dokolo Police station about the theft of a motorcycle registration number UEZ 231M on January 31st, 2020.
According to Taban, following the discovery of the body, some Madi community members quickly organized themselves with bows, arrows, machetes and launched a revenge attack on the Dinkas.
It took the intervention of police to stop the clashes.
Simon Wokorach the enforcement officer Gulu Boda Boda cyclists association says all the recovered motorcycles have since been given back to their owners after presentation of documents proofing ownership of the motorcycles.
Lilly Kareyo Duku, the Obongo LC 5 chairperson, says the presence of the security personnel in Palorinya was necessary since there had been eminent threats directed at local leaders and officials from Obongi visiting the area.
Wilson Acuma, the leader of Apaa residents, says the suspects were arrested by officers from Adjumani central prison and taken to Openjinji prisons without recording statements. Anthony Akol, the Kilak South MP has promised to raise the matter with the judiciary, top UWA and Police officials to expose how their personnel are conducting their duties.