Amuru Veterinary officer shot dead by security officer while on duty

Posted on Jan 26, 2024
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Amuru District Acting Veterinary Officer, Dr Ochora Samuel was on Thursday night shot dead by a security officer while on duty.

Odong Stephen Latek, the Amuru RDC said a negligent discharge from a security officer in the field killed Ochora.

According to Latek, the bullet hit him from the back and efforts to move him to the medical facility were futile. He breathed his last along the way.

Odong Stephen Latek confirmed..

"As an authority with the mandate to communicate on the same, I regret to announce the untimely death of the Ag DVO Amuru Dr Ochora Michael who breathed his last today 26.01.2024 at approximately 2am", "His death comes under the background that in the exercise of his function as the DVO in the implementation of the EXO 03/2023 on migrant cattle keepers, more than 300 animals were impounded on 25th.01.2024 and had to be secured till day break'', "The DPC, DVO and Deputy DISO drove to the UPDF detach in Lakang to secure manpower for the overnight," "They got the forces and in the course of driving back to the holding ground, one of the soldiers who had not secured his gun well by closing the safe cause, had a bullet released from his gun shooting the gun holder in the leg and continuing to penetrate the cabin to hit the DVO who was seated behind the co-driver's seat", "The bullet hit him from the back and efforts to move him to the medical facility were futile. He breathed his last along the way," "This was accidental and regrettable. The family is informed and the investigation continues."
May He Rest in Eternal Peace, Amen.
Latek, RDC Amuru.

 



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