The district chairperson disclosed that the councilor whom he declined to disclose due to investigation purposes threatened him on phone that he will end his life for attacking and tarnishing his personality to the public and his family.
The Omoro district chairperson, Douglas Peter Okello
Okao is seeking security protection following death threats against his
Okao told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that his life was on Monday last week
threatened by a district councilor in Opit Town Council who accused him of
conniving with security to impound his vehicle while driving beyond the curfew
The district chairperson disclosed that the councilor
whom he declined to name due to on-going investigation. He said the councilor threatened him on
phone that he will end his life for attacking and tarnishing his personality to
the public and his family.
He noted that he is currently living in fear
for his life due to the threats and urgently needs protection from the
He has reported the matter to the forth division army barracks and
police Professional Standards in Aswa River Region.
Bonny Bamwiseki, the Forth Division Army Barracks
Commander told URN that an investigation into the matter has commenced and jointly
being done by Police in Aswa River Region and forth division army barracks.
Aswa River Regional Police Commander, Emitu Ezekiel
confirmed the matter to URN noting that investigation is on-going.
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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