According to Okot, who was on duty that night he became suspicious when he noticed that the lights were off around 3:30 a.m.
David Ongom Mudong. Photo by Emmy Daniel Ojara
The police in Gulu district are
holding twelve people on allegations of theft from Angaya Health Centre III. Among
the suspects is Francis Okello Okot, a watchman at Angaya Health Centre III,
along with eleven casual workers who were assigned to carry out renovations at
the health center.
They are accused of breaking
into the health center on Monday night and stealing two solar batteries, a wall
clock, and two keys for the maternity mini-facility and dispensary room.
According to Okot, who was on duty that night he became suspicious when he
noticed that the lights were off around 3:30 a.m.
This prompted him to patrol
To his astonishment, he
discovered that the maternity ward had been broken into, and the items were
already missing. David Ongom Mudong, the West Aswa River Region Police
Spokesperson, said that the case was promptly reported to the police.
Detectives visited the scene and identified the individuals as prime suspects.
He revealed that a case of
breaking and theft, under reference CRB: 360/2023, is currently under investigation
at the Gulu District Central Police Station. The operations at the
health facility have continued without disruption since the majority of those
arrested were casual workers.
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