Grace Musoke, the Oyam District Police Commander, confirmed the incident but condemned the mob action. Musoke says Police had recovered the motorcycle while a case of murder by mob has been registered at Kamdini Police Station under CRB 170/2020 pending investigations.
The highway stretching from Lira town through Corner Molem-Aboke in Kole District and Loro township in Oyam district has remained in an appalling state since 2009 when it was last rehabilitated by Dot Services Limited.
In 2009, Lango War Claimants Association dragged government to court demanding compensation for the livestock they lost during various insurgencies in the region. High court ordered government to pay the claimants Shillings 2.9 trillion. In 2012, government through the Attorney General released more than 20 billion Shillings through Bashasa and Co Advocate, a Kampala based law firm to pay over 4,000 war victims.