The three who include James Okia, Agnes Adikinyi and Agnes Kokoi were travelling to St. Dennis Polling Station in Bukedea Town Council when they were knocked by Sam Muron.
A man dips his fingure to the ink after voting.
Three people are nursing injuries at Bukedea Health Center IV
after they were allegedly knocked by a supporter of a rival candidate. The three who include James Okia, Agnes
Adikinyi and Agnes Kokoi were on Wednesday travelling to St. Dennis Polling Station in
Bukedea Town Council when they were knocked by Sam Muron.
Muron is an ardent supporter of Alfred Igune, the incumbent LCIII for Bukedea
Town Council while the three are supporters of Sam Engole.
Igune lost to Engole in the NRM primaries and tensions have been high among
It’s reported that Muron was attacked by supporters of Engole on
Tuesday night at his home, which could have sparked revenge.
According to the police, Muron allegedly trailed the three since morning.
Edgar Kankwasa, the Bukedea District Police Commander says they have arrested
Muron and is detained at Bukedea CPS. The police have also impounded, Primo
UAT138A that was driven by Muron.
However, Muron denied the allegations and accused Engole’s supporters of
attacking him at his home in Kachabul. He also throws counter-accusations to
the casualties whom he also claims to have been trailing him throughout the day
but were unsuccessful.
Bureau Chief, Soroti
Living the Pen