In his statement to police, Ambrose Lalim, one of the suspects claims that the five engaged the deceased in a bitter quarrel, which ensued in a fight. They reportedly ganged up Okot and clobbered her with clubs to death.
family members in Lamwo district are in police custody accused of killing their
The suspects are Gerimond Okwera, Wilson
Canwat, Ambrose Lalim, Brian Obedugu and Sirayo Olachi, all residents of Kamama
Central village in Kamama parish in Padibe Town Council in Lamwo district.
It is alleged that the suspect clobbered their 23-year-old brother, Patrick Okot to death on Tuesday afternoon
a accusing him of stealing their late father’s cow.
statement to police, Ambrose Lalim, one of the
suspects claims that the five engaged the deceased in a bitter quarrel, which
ensued in a fight. They reportedly ganged up Okot and clobbered her with clubs to
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region
police spokesperson told URN that they picked up the suspect based on Lalim’s
He said the suspects are locked up at Padibe Town Council police station
on charges of murder vide CRB 045/2019.
The cow that the deceased
is alleged to have stolen finally turned up at home on Tuesday afternoon.
Emmy Daniel Ojara is a young journalist and has been practicing since 2013, during which he covered land rights violation in the contested Apaa and Lakang in Amuru as his first take ups while at Gulu Fm, Favor Fm and later Paidha Fm and Speak Fm where he is still attached.
Human rights abuses and denied access to land by security and government agencies has been the major aftermath of the contest over the lands. The underprivileged such as women, children and the elderly faced challenges in accessing soc