It is alleged that the trio who are all members of the same family on Saturday night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina Adong, 65.
Three people have been arrested for attempted murder.
They include Kennedy Oyet, Denis Opiyo and Odong Odoki who are all residents of
Telute village in Mede Parish Palaro Sub County in Gulu district.
It is alleged that the three who are all members of the same family on Saturday
night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured
Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina
The victims who are all members of the same family and reside in the same area
sustained serious injuries and are currently admitted at Gulu Regional Referral
Palaro Sub County Chairperson, David Ngole says that it took intervention of
police from Palaro Police Station to rescue the victims.
Ngole explained that their preliminary findings indicate that the conflict was
as a result of a border dispute between the two families which has been long
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Station says that other
people said to have involved in the attack are still at large and wanted by
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