By Brave Tumuranzye,
LC II chairman, two other locals in Onekocani cell, Central Ward, Dokolo town council Dokolo district have been arrested over alleged theft of a duck.
The suspects are LCII chairman of Central ward, Peter Ogwel and Ambrose Epila and Benjamin Oriekot all residents of the same village. They were arrested on Wednesday after they were found slaughtering a stolen duck belonging to Vivian Adongo, also a resident of Onekocani village.
According to Nelson Ejom, the LC1 chairman of Onekocani cell the trio were seen drinking alcohol together on the evening when the duck was stolen.
Ejom said that Vivian Adongo and other locals who mounted a search for the duck found the trio slaughtering the bird at the home of Peter Ogwel at night.
Adongo reported the matter to the area LC1 chairman Nelson Ejom who together with locals arrested the trio and took them to Bata town council police station where they are being held.
Feathers of the stolen duck were also recovered abd taken to police as exhibit to aid investigation.