Fredrick Opio, a teacher at Alemere Comprehensive Secondary School who is heading the team, accused the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), District Education Officer (DEO), and Human Resource Officer (HR) of intimidating teachers who go to their offices to inquire about their salaries.
The head teachers say the problem is partly to blame for the rampant absenteeism of teachers and poor performance of pupils, as some teachers reside far away from their workstations while others struggle to secure decent accommodation near their schools.
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 20km road stretches from Kagga- Acengryeny to Ayamawele trading center, passing through the three swamps of Awonangiro, Aderolongo and Abalodyang. This is one of the many community roads in the district which were completely submerged by floods in the last two years.
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.