Horal Investment Company Ltd is counting loses after several hectares of its sugar plantation in Atiak sub county, Amuru district was burnt by unknown people on Sunday. According to reports the fire started at around 1:00 pm.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region police Spokesperson says that the company was yet to ascertain the magnitude of the damage.
The project has now suffered seven different fire incidences.
It is the first major investment in the region after establishment of Amuru Sugar works stalled for more than 10 years over a land ownership dispute in Lakang.