According to Ekudo, the thugs waylaid him on his way home in Gweri sub-county in Soroti district around 3:00am Wednesday morning.
Tom Julius Ekudo at his hospital bed at Dr. Plaza Soroti admitted
The Soroti District
Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Party Secretary, Tom Julius Ekudo is nursing
wounds at Dr. Plaza in Soroti town following an attack by unidentified thugs.
He sustained injuries
on his hands and knees as he tried to fight off the attackers.
According to Ekudo,
the thugs waylaid him on his way home in Gweri sub-county in Soroti district
around 3:00am Wednesday morning.
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He had just returned
from Kampala where he attends some lectures by bus when he was attacked.
says he opted to use Boda boda transport back home after failing to retrieve his
vehicle at Atoti Pump fuel station where he left it on his way to Kampala.
He says four thugs trapped
the motorcycle he was using with a rope and threw them down, three kilometers
away from Soroti town.
The thugs reportedly made off with the Boda boda
motorcycle Ekudo had hired to take him back home from Soroti town.
Rose Akello, a
resident of Soroti town, says thefts have become rampant in Soroti.
He calls upon
police to swing into action to stem the vice. Michael Odongo, the Easter Kyoga Police
Spokesperson, says no suspect has been arrested in connection to the attack.