A recent murder case was reported to police on Sunday in Agago where an eighteen-year-old girl identified as Collins Acayo, a Senior two student of Adilang Secondary School in Agago, was discovered dead in the bush with a slit throat. Police report indicates that the deceased was allegedly murdered during a revenge attack in an interfamily feud.
At least 15 people have been murdered in Acholi Sub –Region between the months
of January and February, according to police reports.
district had the highest number of murder cases at seven followed by Amuru with four
cases, reported to police. Gulu and Lamwo had two cases each.
recent murder case was reported to police on Sunday in Agago where an eighteen-year-old
girl identified as Collins Acayo, a Senior two student of Adilang Secondary
School in Agago, was discovered dead in the bush with a slit throat. Police
report indicates that the deceased was allegedly murdered during a revenge
Police found that the deceased was on February 25th caught red-handed
by her bothers having sexual intercourse with her 21-year-old boyfriend identified
as Robert Grill Okema whom they beat severely leaving him with serious injuries
and that in a bid to take vengeance, Okema’s relatives ganged up and murdered
Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson said all the murder
suspects are still at large but are being hunted by police. The case was
reported to Patongo Central Police Station under Agago CRB 76/2021.
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police in Amuru are holding a man identified as Robinson Ojok, a resident of
Oliga Village in Pabbo Sub –County for allegedly murdering his wife. Ojok
reportedly picked up a quarrel with Beatrice Amito on Saturday evening and battered her, leaving her with multiple injuries.
revealed that on Sunday morning the deceased fainted and was rushed to Lacor
Health Center III where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Ojok was later arrested,
detained at Pabbo Police Station and charged with murder contrary to section
188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
to Okema, the rising cases of murder in the region is attributed to domestic
brawls and other family related misunderstandings.
calls for concerted efforts from all stakeholders in ending the vice which
according to him is becoming rampant in the region.
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Onono Onweng, the retired Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda and the
Chairman of Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative –ARLPI revealed that trauma
as a result of the insurgency in Northern Uganda, is the one escalating the
to Onono, ARLPI has a project that aims at curbing murders, but due to financial
constrain, they have not been able to reach every village within Acholi Sub –Region.