Mob Kills LDU, Two Others in Napak

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A joint security team comprising the Police and UPDF is investigating circumstances under, which three people were killed by a mob in Lorengechorwa town council in Napak district.

Michael Longole, the Karamoja police Spokesperson identifies the mob victims as Alengia, an LDU attached to Duol army detach in Nabwal Sub County in Napak District, Abura Mariko Apanaluk, a resident of Duol in Nabwal Sub County and his son Lokut Angolere. 

According to Longole, the trio was lynched around 4 pm on Saturday on suspicion of being cattle thieves. “By the time police and the army reached the scene of crime, all the three people were already dead,” he said. Longole says that the deceased’s bodies are lying at Matany Hospital pending investigations vide Napak CRB 125/2021.

He cautions the general public against taking law in their hands and handover suspects to police. Grace Nachap, the Lorenge parish council in Chorwa Sub County, says that the current brewing insecurity between Napak and Nabilatuk district is exposing the lives of other innocent people at risk.

  Francis Chemusto, the Mt Moroto Regional Police commander described the incident as unfortunate, saying the culprits will be brought to book.

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