Charles Denaya, the Officer in charge of Moroto Central Police Station says the police acted after complaints of theft, simple robberies, and assaults in the villages of Labour Line and Camp Swahili Chini.
Close to 30 residents of Lwamaboga, Kateerero and Lugongo villages in Byakabanda Sub County, Rakai district are accusing Mugenyi of grabbing a chunk of public land in the area where he is currently evicting residents to set up eucalyptus plantations.
They were detained in connection with the death of Joel Ogenrwot, a resident of Lagot Oywec village in Okidi Parish Atiak Sub County in Amuru district. They are Patrick Ocen alias Tabu, Godfrey Okwera and Morris Okello.
Now the Ministry of Health says Gulu Municipal Council should also stop using the mortuary for keeping unclaimed bodies it recovers from the streets of Gulu town and construct its own morgue to avoid congesting the hospital facility.