in Pader district are holding a UPDF soldier attached to Banabana Battalion in Kitgum
for allegedly killing a teenage boy.
Michael Akena who was deployed to guard one of the project sites of National
Water and Sewerage Corporation –NWSC in Acholi Bur Sub –County in Pader reportedly
shot Charles Labeja aged 17, a resident of Acholi Bur Sub –County in Pader
district in the stomach on Wednesday at around 2pm.
Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview
that Akena shot and wounded the minor in the stomach after he suspected him of
stealing an item from the site he was guarding.
said the minor was rushed to Kitgum Government Hospital for treatment where he
died from on Friday morning.
revealed that police rushed to the scene of crime and recovered the gun
registration number UPD 56 -155 499 87 with sixteen rounds of ammunition and
nine cartridges, and that the suspect was arrested, taken to Acholi Bur Police
Post but was later transferred to Pader Central Police Station.
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shooting case was reported to Acholi Bur Police Post vide SD ref:
is contrary to section 188 of the Penal Code Act and anybody convicted of
murder is sentenced to death.