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.
The duo; Richard Opio and Morish Opiyo were beaten to comma by mob after they grabbed 3,000 Shillings from unsuspecting woman who was buying chapatti by the roadside around Buganda Pub, along Gulu – Kampala highway.
“Ms Adong – a prominent Ugandan lawyer – was part of the Office’s team representing victims. In that capacity she greatly contributed to have the voices of victims heard and their views and concerns presented before the ICC,” Massidda said in a statement.
The ban follows complaints from the hospital administration over the increasing burden of corpses from neighboring Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru districts, sometimes South Sudan dumped at the facility after being brought for postmortem
All the 44 cases under consideration in the Gulu Circuit emanated from High Court sittings in Acholi and Lango sub-regions. They include 23 cases of murder, three rape cases, 13 defilement cases, one case of man slaughter and three robbery cases.
Now, Nicholas Ogwang, the Regional Human Rights Officer based in Gulu, says while the Commission is striving to understand the Aguur members, the manner in which the suspects are pursued and arrested by security personnel is suspicious.
The Children’s Act, which came into force in 1996, enables police, community leaders, and local officials to handle infringements of children’s rights. But experts say the law is not an adequate deterrent in cases where parents do not provide for their children.
A total of 48 teams from across 23 Universities and Tertiary Institutions in Uganda including two Universities from Kenya; Pioneer International University and Strathmore University participated in the nine days of the competition that began on 1st November and ended on Friday.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson revealed the quartet will face charges of holding unlawful assembly and incitement of violence contrary to Public Order Management Act, 2013.
Gulu University students have written to Gulu District Police Commander-DPC, Emmanuel Mafundo seeking protection for their planned demo. The students have pinned a write up on all Gulu University notice boards water marked “Fees Must Fall”.
The clan leaders accuse New Jerusalem Tabernacle Church, which belongs to Severino Lukoya, the father of Alice Lakwena, the former head of the Holy Spirit Movement of erecting his church on one and half acre of the clan land.
The minor, who reportedly defiled the young girl from their home in Kitgum Municipality on August 13, was later arrested and charged with aggravated defilement before the high court in Gulu. The girl lives in the neighbourhood.