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Two Arrested for Alleged Murder in Kaabong

The deceased, only identified as Lopira and Lemu from the same family were killed in a robbery incident at Kapilan Bar Village in Kaabong Town Council.

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Two people have been arrested for alleged murder in Kaabong town.

The suspects whose identities police declined to reveal were arrested on Thursday for allegedly strangling to death Lopira and Lemu from the same family on Monday at Kapilan Bar Village in Kaabong Town Council.

The victims, both residents of Kamacarikol village in Kathile South Sub County had reportedly sold some animals. Their bodies were discovered on Wednesday floating in an open water tank in Kapilan Bar Village, prompting the police to swing into action.

The DPC Kaabong Gerald Gubira says that two people alleged to have strangled the victims to death were arrested during an operation.

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There has been a string of killings in Kaabong since 2018 and the suspects are yet to be prosecuted in courts of law.