Oteka, 41, a former businessman in Awach Trading Centre died a week ago, from Awach Health Centre IV after developing breathing complications. Earlier that day, he had attended a Management Committee meeting at Awach Primary School and stopped for a meal at a nearby restaurant.
The cause of his death still remains unclear but Watmon says that they suspect that the deceased was poisoned because he had earlier in the day eaten pork at a local restaurants in Awach Trading Centre and shortly started complaining of the pain.
Denis Okwera, an eyewitness told URN residents ganged up against the police officers accusing them of conniving with illegal charcoal dealers to devastate the environment. According to Okwera, left with no choice the officers fired live ammunition in the air to disperse the irate crowd forcing residents to scamper to different directions.