Desire Ochen, the Manager of Hot FM Radio told URN that she was still recording a statement about the incident at the Amolatar Central Police station and would comment later when contacted by our reporter.
Stephen Okello, an elder brother to the deceased accused his father of using violence as an excuse for not sending his children to school, saying that their father often becomes more violent when schools are reopening.
The four were arrested, charged and remanded on November 28, for attacking the District Service Commission offices (DSC) and ejecting the acting secretary of the commission. It is said that the group also removed from the notice board, a list of candidates that had been shortlisted for interviews and locked the commission offices.
The new Amolatar Resident District Commissioner, George William Wopuwa says he ordered for the OC's arrest after four people stormed his office complaining over not being helped even after they caught the officer red handed defiling the kid.
Geoffrey Otim, the officer in charge Bangaladec police outpost in Namasale Sub County, says the deceased has been venturing into the swamp to catch mudfish for the last five years. He explains that Opio would go to the swamp at 4 am and return home around 11 am.
The deceased have been identified as Joshua Okello 5 years old and the sister Tracy Among 2 years old. It is alleged that the mother of the deceased, identified as Rebecca Ajuru, was away to collect drinking water.
Reports indicate that on Friday morning, Achola’s two sons; Innocent Morris Ongol had a quarrel with his brother Dick Opio at their home. It is alleged that while trying to intervene, Ongol hit his mother on the head first, with a broken pot and thereafter with a firewood fragment.
In mid April, Lake Kyoga Management Organisation-LAKIMO slapped a two month ban suspending fishing activities to allow the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) coordinate the registration of fishermen and their boats.
The money was meant to finance constructions of three community roads including a road stretching from Amolatar town to Amai Hospital about 11km, a road from Odyak Trading Centre to Kitaleba landing site in Muntu Sub County and a road stretching from Amolatar health centre to Abeja Landing site in Arwotcek Sub County.