Cattle rustler killed in ambush in Nakapiripirit
One cattle rustler identified as Longok Gweigwe has been put out of action by Joint security forces during an ambush against cattle rustlers at Nakaumeimei, Loregae sub county in Nakapiripirit District.
The incident occurred on Sunday 5/2/2023 at around 0130hrs.
AIP Longole Mike the Ag. PRO Mt Moroto says the deceased and five others whose identities could not be established by press time, were driving 19 heads of suspected stolen cattle.
Police recovered seven arrows and one bow from the scene.
According to Longole, the deceased’s body was recovered in a pool of blood smeared with local herbs, and it was also still at the scene pending Postmortem by press time.
The recovered 19 heads of cattle are at Kobeyon UPDF detach pending handover to the rightful owners.