04 Mar 2021 · According to the police report released on Wednesday by the Aswa River Region Police Spokespersons, thirty-one murder cases were registered in Acholi Sub Region between January and February this year.
The suspects are residents of Pakiri hill in Lamogi Sub County, where the Chinese farm operates a stone quarry. They were demonstrating against the activities of the firm at the stone quarry at Pakiri hill, which they say has caused extensive damage to their houses.
George Teka-kwo, the Head of Enforcement under Gulu City Boda Boda Motorcycle Association, says some of the riders lost the motorcycles to robbers at night while others were tricked by thieves pretending to be customers.
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.
Santo Otto Anywar, the Gulu City Welfare Officer and the Focal Point Person for Youth Livelihood Project say that of the 459 Million Shillings that was disbursed, only 143 million shillings was recovered.