Embattled Gulu DPC knifed




Embattled acting Gulu District Police Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police-ASP Joseph Ayiki has been sacked from the commanding docket, a day after being shot and injured by a private security guard.

Ayiki sustained gunshot wounds during a scuffle at Through Arts Keep Smiling- TAKS Center a Gulu based daytime recreation centre on Tuesday night. He remains hospitalized at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor where he underwent a minor surgery.

Yesterday afternoon, the Police Professional Standard Unit -PSU convened an emergency meeting chaired by Detective Superintendent of Police Osteen Wilber Wanyama and decided that ASP John Bosco Nyangkol; the officer in charge of operations at Gulu Central Police Station assumes the office of the district police commander with immediate effect.

Assistant Inspector of Police, Peter Susu was assigned the office of Officer- in-Charge of Operations while Inspector of Police Moses Ogwang replaced Nyangkol as acting OC Station. The Aswa River Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema confirms the changes to our reporter saying it aims at filling gap created by ASP Ayiki’s sickness.


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