By Willy Cho woo
The Dispenser at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital who was nabbed pant at Multi choice Hotel
Police in Gulu on Saturday afternoon raided Multi Choice Hotel in the town to pick a man who had locked a 16 years old senior three student inside a room having sexual intercourse.
Ocan Paul 60, a dispenser at Gulu Regional Referral hospital was nabbed pant down at the room No015A with the innocent lady who had come to the hospital to receive medical treatment.
The S.3 student of Gulu Central High School, according to the permission granted to her from the school was to report back to the school by mid-day but they were red handed at around 3 pm in the lodge with the old man.
According to the one of the teachers of the school said the girl was complaining of chest and stomach pain and they had to release her to come and get some treatment from the hospital. The lady told police that Ocan had been defiling her when she was still 14 years old.
According to the boda boda who helped to transport the duo said they emerged from the hospital with the lady and he branched at Uchumi Supper market to buy some goods for her.
Police found a kilo of sugar, a packet of sweet bread and cheers juicy he bought from Uchumi Market in the room and a packet of unused condoms as seen from below
A sweet bread from Uchemi supper market used to deceive the young lady with
The OC CID James Asibu said the main would be charged with aggravated defilement he has been be tested HIV positive.
>>What should we do…………..what is happening, what a shame… what are the young ladies looking for ……….what about us the old men around ?
By Willy Cho woo
A one day old was on Monday found dumped in a rubbish pit in Kabedopong village in Gulu municipality by the authority there.
The area LCI Chairman Odongkara Opio Mathia said he was called at around 4am in the morning by a neighbor when he heard baby was yelling for help in the coldness and he rushed to the scene.
He said the baby was rushed to Gulu Regional referral hospital where he is receiving treatment but they are still searching for who could have dumped him / the mother of the baby.
The Police Publicist North Johnson Kilama said such cases are on the rise in the region and warned that those who would be found doing that shall face the claws of the law and he said children are always referred to LAPWENA and Watoto Baby which are helping to keep such kind of children who are either dumped or they are orphans.
The Publicist blamed the increase in the case to school girls who get pregnant when they are not ready for it and at the end dump their babies.
By Willy Cho woo
Police in Gulu district is hunting for pastor of Holy Power Healing Centre after he reportedly assaulted a number of women in his church.
Pastor Ronnie Oduny who heads Gulu Holy Power healing Centre at Aywee in Gulu Municipality is being accused of forcing one of his assistants to become a housewife.
According to Pastor Jane who was posted to the church from the headquarters in Kampala to work as assistant pastor in the church said Ronnie forced her to sleep with him and later they agreed to begin staying like a wife and husband but only after three months she has been thrown out.
“He forced me to sleep with him and infected with me syphilis, he always comes home late at around 2am, I wanted him to give me transport but he has refused”, she added.
Ps Jane on Sunday morning stormed Gulu central Police claiming she was beaten and locked outside.
She came to the police in torn cloth and bear-chested with hands on her head while crying loudly in the morning disrupting the work at the station.
It was also reported that a group of sex venders on Sunday morning attacked PS Ronie from the church while he was ministering to his flocks and he was rescued by congregations at the church.
The Northern Police Publicist Johnson Kilama said they have also learnt that Ps Ronie and cliques occasionally go to Buganda PUB to ferry prostitutes to their homes.
“ I was told that the pastors from the church are always found drank in Buganda Pub and end up with moving with young ladies”, Kilama added.
The pastor is also accused of using his counseling room to sleep with women who usually to get spiritual help from him.
Ps Jane has since opened up case at Gulu CPS of Assault ref no 25/28/10/2012 against Ps Ronie.
Ps Ronie when contacted said the it was demon that was disturbing Jane.
Kilama said Ronie was chased away by the Lira district leadership been involved in number of dubious activities which included sexual harassment.
By Willy Cho woo
The Director of Layibi Green Nursery and Primary school is in hot soup after police on Wednesday arrested him for allegedly defiling a pupil of his school. The school is at Layibi Center just about 100meters away from Gulu-Kampala Highway.
Opwonya Samuel 40s, was arrested after he has been hiding since mid-October last month having been accused of allegedly defiling a 13 years old pupil of the school.
The Gulu District Police Commander Oyet Aquinas said the parent of the lady reported the case to the police on the 14th Oct 2012 after her daughter reported home that she was sexually abused in the School library by the school Director. The girl is in Primary seven class and their Primary Leaving Examinations is due to begin early next week
Oyet who expressed fear on trend of how the number of aggravated defilement is shooting up in the district said Opwonya will be charged with aggravated defilement after the investigation into the matter is complete. Opwonya still being detained at Gulu Central Police station
Last week police also nabbed a dispenser at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital when he was red handed having sexual intercourse with a 16 years old student of Gulu Central High School in a lodge.
Oyet appealed to parents to also take keen look at their children and should try to identify the problem of their children.
By Willy Cho woo
The students of sacred heart secondary school in Gulu this morning marched to the office of the district residence commissioner Kidega James demanding for the redress to continue attack of students by evil spirits.
The students from S.1, S.2, S.3 and S.5 led by their head girl walked as early as 5am from the school to the district.
The students of Sacred Heart SS camped at the office of RDC after the were attacked by the demons, they were seeking for the intervention of the district officials.
They accused the school administrator of taking deaf ears to listen to their problem and instead they end up beating them.
Different district leaders including pastors intervened immediately and prayed upon students who were attacked by demons while at the RDC compound.
The district chairman Ojara Martine Mapenduzi later advised the students to go back to the students as they have arranged for prayer with them at the school which as going to up now in the night which is being led by different pastors and attended the district officials.
Demon possessed student being helped by her fellow in front of RDC Office
According to students the situation in the school is unbearable as most students are living in fear and academic generally has been paralyzed.
The District chairman Ojara Martine Mapenduzi is addressing the students.The students later went back to school which was followed by massive prayers
Some of the students which are attacked by the demons were lying helplessly at the office of RDC Gulu
The district Education Officer Rev.Vincent Ocheing Ocen had proposed that the students should be sent home for two weeks, but the chairman and the RDC said the situation need to monitor before the students can be allowed to go home.
The issue started last week and it was believed that the students were suffering from hysteria but it has gone more than that and it has come at the time when senior four are doing their examinations
Students listening to the address by the RDC Gulu
By Willy Cho woo
Gulu district local government has quarantined a restriction on the movement of cattle to and from the district following the outbreak of a contagious bovina pleuropnenonia CBPP, a disease which affects cattle.
Dr.Tonny Aliro the district Vetinary officer said the restriction will take effect from tomorrow with the vaccination of the all cattle in the district.
Dr Aliro said the disease which broke out in the district since last April this year has claimed the life over 60 herds of cattle in the district. A Contagious bovina pleuropnenonia affects the respiratory system of cattle.
It has affected the sub counties, Odek, Bobi, Lakwana and Patiko and the outbreak was confined last by the Department of Livestock and Entomology in the ministry of Agriculture.
Dr.Aliro said over 25000 herds of cattle shall be vaccinated out of the total 42000 herds of cattle in the district and he added that the exercise will cover 70 parishes in the district.
He has appealed to the members of the public to respect the quarantine so that they will be able to contain the outbreak. The Quarantine is expected to last for six months.
By Willy Cho Woo Willy
The government through the ministry of health has adopted a new approach to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV which it is soon to roll out.
The strategy dubbed option B+ is expected to be rolled out by December next year.
The director general of health services Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng announced this on Wednesday afternoon during a Stakeholders’ meeting convened by AVSI to reflect on its PMTCT activities in the last ten years at Boma Hotel in Gulu Town.
In her speech read by the National PMTCT coordinator in the ministry of health Dr. Godfrey Esiru, Dr. Aceng said the health ministry is currently training health workers countrywide on the new approach before its roll out expected to commence early next year in the central region.
In the new approach according to Dr. Aceng, expectant mothers from 3month pregnancy will be given ARV for free for the rest of their lives while their babies will be given Niverapine syrup for six months.
Mother to child transmission still remains the second most mode of HIV transmission in Uganda with 65 babies born daily with the virus.
Gulu RDC stranded at Gulu University as students shun his meeting.
By Willy Cho Woo
The residence district commissioner of Gulu Kidega James Nok on Sunday evening was left stranded at Gulu University main hall as students walked out from a meeting he had called in an attempt to address the ongoing strike by the students.
The students who had been staging a strike since last Friday said the meeting was political and they could not waste their listening to the RDC.
Kidega and his team kept waiting in the hall for nearly two hours when the students were standing outside the main gate booing at him and the other security officials who include the Regional Police Commander and the District Police Commander.
Some of the students of Gulu University in the middle of the road leading to the university as they shunned meeting with the RDC of Gulu
They students later decided to storm the hall where he and other colleagues were waiting to address them , throwing stones on them before the police intervened with tear gas at around 6pm.
The students also accused the University VC for being incompetent to handle the university 10 years since its inception in 2002 this prompted the Guild Cabinet headed by Akena Denis and 30 others to tender their resignation over growing numbers of issues at the campus.
The RDC had suggested that the University should be closed until when the students are ready for negotiation but the University Council and the Parliament which has the power to recommend for the closure of the university has not yet responded to his appeal.
The situation at the University remained so tense even up to today (Monday) amid heavy police deployment and no single student was present at the University premises
Here are some of the students of the university who had been protesting at the University.
A week earlier the government aided also protested the delay of their allowances.
The security officials later was forced to use the rioting students who had turned rowdy
The President of the district was left stranded in the main hall when the students boycotted the meeting he had called to find way of resolving the tension at the campus.
A HIV positive Man held for infecting two step daughters.
By Willy Cho woo
Police in Nwoya District is holding a 35 year old man for allegedly defiling his two step daughters.
Charles Omara reportedly has been defiling his two step daughters aged 10 and 12 years for sometimes but the children broke the silence when they told their mother about it.
The duo confessed that their father used to defile them from the hut they sleep in which is about 50m away from the main home.
Omora was picked last Sunday after the case was reported to the police.
The Mother of the children who got married to Omara in 2002 said she was aware of the status of her husband, but was not aware that he has been defiling her daughters.
The District Police Commander of Nwoya District Okello Moses confirmed the arrest and said Omora would be charged with aggravated defilement.
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