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URN visited the residence of the deceased\'s mother this morning but found it under lock and key as she reportedly left the previous day for burial in Pallisa District.
Police in Soroti are accused of shooting dead a man who failed to stop when asked to.
Police in Soroti have shot dead a man riding on a boda boda motorcycle for allegedly failing to stop after he was waved down by officers on patrol. The deceased has been identified as Paul Olado, a resident of Akisim in Soroti.

Olado was gunned down last night while riding on a boda boda motorcycle near Soroti main market with his girlfriend. Gilbert Ejiet, the neighbor to Olado says they were woken up by the deceased\'s girlfriend saying her lover had been shot dead.

Ejiet says they feared to open the door and only confirmed the news this morning. He says the deceased\'s girlfriend whose identity he didn\'t disclose also sustained injuries on the left arm.

URN visited the residence of the deceased\'s mother this morning but found it under lock and key as she reportedly left the previous day for burial in Pallisa District.

Phillip Acaye, the East Kyoga Regional Police Commander declined to comment on the matter saying he was engaged in the meeting with deceased\'s relatives.

Olado\'s body was still lying in Soroti Municipal mortuary in Nakatunya ward by the time of filing this story.

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