The spiritualist who is also a subsistence farmer has been registered as witness D26-0112 among the witnesses of Dominic Ongwen to be called by the defense. He is going to defend Dominic Ongwen, the first former Lords Resistance Army commander to stand trial at The Hague based court as his special witness in a group of 72 witnesses.
The Church led by Pastor Josephine Anek reportedly started its operation in Kitgum in 2014. It teaches that medical procedures are not allowed and instead encourages its members to seek divine intervention because sickness can only be managed with prayer, not by medical treatment.
The residents say despite several crimes being committed in the district, the police have done nothing to address the matter. They cite the recent incidents of iron bar hit-men that have killed seven people and left others injured.