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One Arrested As Security Probes Illegal Youths Recruitment into G7 Group

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.
Lira RDC Milton Odongo on Tuesday

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Security authorities in Lira district have launched investigations in to what they termed as illegal recruitment of youth into The G7.  

The group is said to be traversing various villages in Lango Sub region to recruit youths claiming they would be taken to State House to meet President, Yoweri Museveni.   

The group leader identified as Chaudry Otim has been arrested and locked up at Lira Central Police station. 

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, says Otim was picked from Lira town on Tuesday afternoon where he was found conducting the recruitment in Railways division.

  He says a combined team of intelligence is now conducting investigations to ascertain the motive of the recruitment.   

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Odongo warns against what he terms as illegal mobilization by opposition groups, adding that those behind such schemes will be dealt with.

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Otim, who is also an FDC supporter, says he was found with a group of youths when he was picked.  

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.       

  Boniface Otyama Ogong, one of the FDC party leaders in Lango described the arrest as harassment of opposition supporters.  He however, could neither confirm nor deny the arrest of his team member.