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Unknown Assailants Assault Soroti Female Vendor to Death

The body of the deceased, Esther Aluko, was found around Golf Course playground, a few meters from the Soroti City headquarters and also Soroti City West Division Police headquarters.
The East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Gregg Ageca.

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The Police in Soroti are investigating a case of rape and murder of a 25- year- old female vendor found dead along Lira Road.

The body of the deceased identified as Esther Aluko was found around Golf Course Play Ground, a few meters away from the Soroti City headquarters which also neighbour Soroti City West Division Police headquarters.

Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says that preliminary information indicates sexual assault before stabbing, a matter that has been reported under the police file CRB 272/2022.

Ageca says that the matter was reported to the police by the village chairperson of Akisim Cell, Emmanuel Ogaram after receiving information from some residents passing by the Golf Course Play Ground.

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Although the Police have not yet recorded any arrests in the matter, cases of murder by stabbing at night are on the rise. Last month, two cases of murder by stabbing were reported in Nakatunya ward after unknown assailants attacked victims on two different occasions.

The assailants, according to the Police take advantage of the dark streets to execute their criminal acts. The body of the deceased has been conveyed to Soroti City Mortuary for postmortem.