The family members of the deceased former acting Amuru District Veterinary Officer, Dr. Sauel Ochola have barred Amuru district security officials from attending the burial of their son.
Dr. Ochora, 33 was laid to rest today at his father’s home in Kirombe Cell in Bardege- Layibi Division in Gulu City.
This comes a week after his mysterious death during an alleged crack-down to evict defiant migrant cattle keepers from Akee village in Kololo Parish, Amuru district in the wee hours of January 26th.
Security officials reported that the deceased was accidentally shot in the abdomen by a soldier, but the family has disputed the claims after no bullet was recovered from his body following a postmortem examination.
Godfrey Oryem, the deceased paternal uncle told the press that the family is grieved by the fact that security officials in Amuru District haven’t given them a satisfactory account of what led to the death of their son.
Oryem says the family didn’t allow the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, the District Police Commander, and the Deputy Internal Security Officer (DISO) to attend the burial of their son alleging they are suspects. Mr. Oryem speaking…..
Godwin Okello, the Prime Minister of Puranga Chiefdom says that although their demands to security personnel for the truth of what transpired leading to the death of Dr. Ochora hasn’t been answered, they decided to go ahead and bury their son. END.