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Mob Survivor Handcuffed on Hospital Bed for Days

Humphrey Nawari, a Medical Officer attached to Kotido HCIV says they have failed to transfer the patient to Matany hospital for proper medical attention due to lack of resources.

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A mob survivor has remained on handcuffs on his sick bed four days after he was rescued by Police. 

Konyen Lowari was admitted at Kotido Health Centre IV on Saturday with a fractured arm.

He survived being lynched by an angry mob that wanted to avenge the murder of Lochul Apanayese. 

Lowari has since been referred to Matany Hospital for proper treatment but has remained on handcuffs Kotido HCIV.

Humphrey Nawari, a Medical Officer attached to Kotido HCIV says they have failed to transfer the patient to Matany hospital for proper medical attention due to lack of resources.

 

He says the health center doesn't have means for referral cases. The Kotido Criminal Investigations Officer, Joram Yeko, says police doesn't have resources to facilitate referrals of suspects to distant hospitals.

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During an interview with our reporter, the suspect said the delay to move him to Matany hospital for better medical attention has placed his life in danger, adding that he isn't sure of his health condition. 

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By the time of filing this story, the patient lay helpless on his bed with no body to attend to him.