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Five In Trouble For Murder In Gulu

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up from different places within Gulu and Omoro districts to answer to charges of murder preferred against them at Gulu Central Police Station.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, Aswa River Police Spokesperson
Five people in Nwoya district are in trouble for murdering a primary school teacher. They are accused of lynching Dan Opiyo, a teacher of Koch Goma Central Primary school in Nwoya district for alleged theft of a motorcycle registration number UEC 050 J.

The suspects are Samuel Onencan (the brother in-law to the deceased), Christopher Ojok, the chairperson Palenga Boda Boda Motorcyclist's Association, Alweke Ojok, Bosco Kidega and Denis Opiyo.

Police says the group trailed and attacked Opiyo, formerly a resident of Oteren Village in Koch Goma Sub County on Monday from Cereleno market in Gulu town.

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up from different places within Gulu and Omoro districts to answer to charges of murder preferred against them at Gulu Central Police Station.

Okema says Onencan is accused of mobilizing boda boda motorcyclists to attack the deceased for allegedly stealing his motorcycle. 

He says they are investigating reports that Onencan had disagreed with Opiyo over mistreatment of his sister, Barbara Auno. 

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