Locals in Agonget village in Kalait sub county Namisindwa district have refused to bury a fellow who was allegedly stabbed to death by a police cop demanding Uganda Police Force to compensate the deceased family.
The deceased is a 30-year-old William Obwana, a sand miner in the Anginget village.
He was found dead with multiple stabs to his body in a quarry at Agonget village in Kalait sub county.
Obwana has left behind 7 children and a widow.
Police investigations led to the arrest of 5 cops including Emmanuel Oyora attached to Naminsindwa who was directly responsible for stabbing the deceased to death.
Further reports also indicate that Oyora attacked Obwana at the quarry while doing his routine sand mining and stabbed him 2 times in his stomach and chest using a bayonet.
It has been reported that Oyora and his colleagues had been trailing Obwana on grounds that he was smuggling sand.
Obwana’s death has angered both locals and his relatives who have refused to bury the deceased until police compensates his family for the loss.
They claim Obwana was killed innocently by the ruthless cops who have only been arrested while their Son is dead.
Mike Obella, the brother to the deceased says they will keep the corpose until it rots unless police compensates the widow and children who survived through Obwana.
They also want Oyora and 4 of his colleagues to be are charged in the courts of law for killing an innocent man.
The Tororo acting District Police Commander -DPC Kassim Matovu told Parrots UG Oyora and four other co accused were arrested and he is currently being held at Tororo Central Police Station while his 4 colleagues are at Namisindwa district Central Police Station.
Kassim noted that police are investigating Oyora and his colleagues and will produce them in court once the process is done.