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Three Arrested over Attempted Murder in Gulu

It is alleged that the trio who are all members of the same family on Saturday night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina Adong, 65.
Three people have been arrested for attempted murder.

They include Kennedy Oyet, Denis Opiyo and Odong Odoki who are all residents of Telute village in Mede Parish Palaro Sub County in Gulu district.

It is alleged that the three who are all members of the same family on Saturday night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina Adong, 65. 

The victims who are all members of the same family and reside in the same area sustained serious injuries and are currently admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.  

Palaro Sub County Chairperson, David Ngole says that it took intervention of police from Palaro Police Station to rescue the victims.  

Ngole explained that their preliminary findings indicate that the conflict was as a result of a border dispute between the two families which has been long overdue. 

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Station says that other people said to have involved in the attack are still at large and wanted by police.

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