Mob Action: Six Refugees Killed In Omollo District

Police of West Nile is holding 13 suspects for murdering six people on Friday in a Refugee camp.

According to Police, the clashes between the refugees and the locals started when a one Ajute Rahman Yassin was alledgedly attacked by refugees as he was looking after cattle near the resettlement camp and that he was assaulted.

Police said Ajute ran to his uncle only identified as Olega who is the LC II chairperson of Kwili Parish, Odraku village, Rigbwo sub county.

He rushed Ajute to Olujbo Health center III for treatment and in the process, one of the ladies from Olega’s family ran to the trading centre informing boda boda riders that Ajute had been killed by refugees, hence the angry mob organised, went and attacked the refugee settlement camp, killing six and injuring four others.

This incident happened at Tika 1, block ‘D’ Rhino Camp Refugees Settlement, Rigbwo sub county in Madi Omollo district.

The scene was visited by Regional Police Commander and a team of detectives.

The bodies were delivered to Arua Mortuary for post mortem.

SP Josephine Angucia, the Arua police spokeswoman said the scene has been preserved for further analysis.

“We have made a combine deployment of police supported by UPDF in the area.
The man hunt for other suspects is ongoing as investigations continue,” she said.

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