It is alleged that the LDUs, who were around six in number and were stationed at Kamdini police station went to Amati Trading Centre in the evening to disperse the crowded who all took off leaving behind Ogwang who was then badly battered.
Local Defense Unit -LDU officers have battered a 65-year old man to death in Oyam district.
The LDUs were reportedly enforcing curfew, a presidential directive to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
deceased was identified as Francis Ogwang Munu, a resident of Amati village,
Juma parish, Kamdini Sub County. He died on Saturday night at a private
clinic where he was rushed for treatment.
alleged that the LDUs, who were around six in number and were stationed at Kamdini
police station went to Amati Trading Center in the evening on Saturday to disperse the crowd that later took off leaving behind Ogwang who was then badly battered.
deceased was rushed to a nearby clinic from where he died shortly upon arrival.
Odongo, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson confirmed the incident saying their
preliminary investigation show that Ogwang was assaulted by LDUs who are yet
to be identified.
PRO faulted the LDUs for going to carry out an operation
without the knowledge of Officer in charge of the police station.
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investigations on the matter have began and the culprits will be
brought to book.
The body of the the 65-year old man has been taken to Lira Referral
Hospital for a postmortem.
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A murder case file has been opened under CRB 084/2020
at Oyam Police Station.