UPDF soldier, 2 civilians arrested for extortion in Oyam
Written by Caroline Katusiime on July 2, 2021
A UPDF soldier attached to Bombo General Headquarters and two civilians have been arrested for extorting money from road users in Oyam District.
Sgt. David Mugisha, no-RA141534 together with two civilians identified as Sale Ocen and Ben Odongo pitched camp using a motor vehicle registration number UAT 491L along the Gulu Kampala highway from where they were receiving money from road users.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest saying the suspects have confessed to the crimes.