Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson said on September 22, 2021, a post Facebook by an account under the name Brison Olywl Oz declared that Ochola had “finally died” and that he should “rest in peace” prompting investigations into the incident.
The residents include Justine Odieny and John Ebwongu, both residents of Amoru Cell, Kokas Opolot of Onyakai Cell and Patrick Aporu of Omagoro Cell, in Soroti West Division. They were allegedly beaten on July 16, 2021, by soldiers who were acting on the orders of the RDC during an operation in Arapai shortly after 5 p.m.
According to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, crime intelligence received information about new criminal gang groups including Kibadia operating in Lusaze and Lugala areas, and another group identified as Kisangani aka Kigali that has been terrorizing Katwe and Kisenyi-Mengo areas in the past weeks.
On Monday police spokesman Fred Enanga said the distribution is likely to lead to the spread of the corona virus. He advised all people distributing food to stop and take the food to the district COVID-19 task force coordinators for proper distribution.
A report from the preliminary investigations conducted by the Directorate of Fire and Rescue Services shows that the fire was an act of arson. According to Owoyesigyire, their investigations show that the fire started from a dormitory window where there is no electricity connection.
According to the Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, the team comprising the Directorate of Human Resource and Administration, the Directorate of Operations and the Department of Finance will assess the police wage bill before coming up with the exact number of SPCs to be retained.
Jacob Chepsikor, the Amolatar District Police Commander confirmed the incident, saying security is doing all that is required to ensure the law takes its course. He says they have entered a case of torture against the suspects at Amolatar CPS vide SD Ref. 38/02/03/2021.
The NUP leaders led by Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the MP for Masaka Municipality and party’s Deputy President in Charge of Central Region says that they will pursue the matter in courts of law and other tribunals that preserve Human Rights.
Brigadier Bonny Bamwiseki, the Gulu 4th Division Commander said there was no need for a checkpoint and security detach. He says the checkpoint was instead breeding insecurity and affecting the peaceful co-existence of the locals in the area.