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23 May 2002 No 15
Soldiers involve hiring guns
Staff Reporter GULU
Uganda government soldiers, UPDF in Gulu have been accused of hiring guns out to thugs who than use the guns to rob civilians at night.
The chairman of the local council three LCIII Ronald Okot and the entire community of Ongako Sub-county Nwoya county made the complaint on 14th May to members of the district reconciliation and peace team who have been on peace building campaign through out the district.
Okot said on 12th May, one of the culprit Geoffrey Opiyo was arrested with a sub-machine gun, which Opiyo admitted that he got it from one if the UPDF soldier of Lacor army detach. .Ends
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