Seven people arrested for killing a 23yrs old Man in Lira-City

The territorial police in Lira-City West Division are holding seven suspects in custody following suspected murder of one Odongo Baptista 23 yrs old a resident of starch factory ”B” cell in Adyel “A” ward Lira-City West Division.

It’s alleged that in the 7th night of April 2023 the deceased (Odongo) left a relaxing place called Capital Pub and on his way home around Lira Modern cell, he met some group of people, he was stubbed in the chest and bled until death.

A report was made to the police post at Starch factory where a case of murder was registered, scene visited by a team of police officers led by DPC Lira-City West Division, deceased body conveyed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital pending postmortem, knife used has been recovered and exhibited for investigation.

Suspects apprehended are;
  1. Okello Anthony alias Engaro.
  2. Oven Kasim
  3. Odongo Roman
  4. Kent Emmanuel
  5. Okurut Ephraim
  6. Akwam Gerald.
  7. Apio Barbra.
    Atin Opono prime suspect still at large. Motive of the incident not yet established.

By Arao Denis

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