George Okot, one of the suspects accused of his involvement in the removal of three metallic doors at Boma Ground pleaded guilty and opted for plea bargaining. He was accordingly sentenced to 30 months imprisonment with an option of a fine of 500, 000 Shillings.
In an operation led by the Kotido District Police Commander, Apollo Kyangungu, the police managed to recover three metallic doors plucked off from a public toilet at Boma Ground and 97 angle bars. Other angle bars had been cut into pieces and packed into two bags.
David Mpanga, a prominent city lawyer says there is nothing wrong or legal contradiction in the law. He instead blames the clashes of various agencies on institutional breakdown and poor interpretation of the law.