Nyangkol told URN in an interview at Gulu Central Police Station that Otim was arrested while addressing vendors and youths at Cereleno Market along Ring Road in Pece Division Gulu Municipality.
Lucky Bosmic Otim
William Otim alias Bosmic Otim, the People
Power Youth Chairperson for Northern Uganda is in trouble for allegedly staging
an illegal assembly.
He was picked up from Cereleno market in Pece
division by heavily armed policemen under the command of John Bosco Nyangkol,
the Officer in-charge of Gulu Central Police Station.
Otim, who is also a renowned local music artist,
was whisked off to Gulu Central Police Station where he was charged with
staging an illegal assembly.
Nyangkol told URN in an interview at Gulu Central
Police Station that Otim was arrested while addressing vendors and youths at
Cereleno Market along Ring Road in Pece Division Gulu Municipality.
says Otim is also battling another case of staging unlawful assembly at Gulu
Main Market on June 4th, 2019 vide police file 32/04/06/2019.
The file was sanctioned by the Resident State
Attorney. His accomplices including Denis Bongomin and Moses Okello were
arrested, charged and remanded to Gulu Prisons while Otim was still at large.
survived arrest by police after being shielded by crowds that were allegedly attending
The group was protesting the endorsement of President Yoweri
Museven as the sole NRM candidate for the 2021 presidential elections.
of the People Power supporters told URN from Gulu Central Police Station on
condition of anonymity that they were rallying people to attend a rally that
would be addressed by Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East MP
and his Mityana municipality counterpart, Francis Zake in Gulu.
Emmy Daniel Ojara is a young journalist and has been practicing since 2013, during which he covered land rights violation in the contested Apaa and Lakang in Amuru as his first take ups while at Gulu Fm, Favor Fm and later Paidha Fm and Speak Fm where he is still attached.
Human rights abuses and denied access to land by security and government agencies has been the major aftermath of the contest over the lands. The underprivileged such as women, children and the elderly faced challenges in accessing soc