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Awach: Man Survives Lynching For Raping And Killing 14- Year Girl


An angry mob this morning narrowly lynched a man identified as Patrick Opio suspected of raping and killing a 14-year old girl at Awach trading center in Awach Sub County, Gulu district.

The deceased has been identified as Patricia Ageno, a primary five pupil of Awach Central Primary school and daughter to one Denis Okot, a resident of Paduny Parish in Awach Sub County.

John Somalia, the L.C 1 chairperson of Acutumer village where the incident happened said Opio forcefully took Ageno from the trading center where she was attending Independence Day celebrations, raped and killed her before fleeing to Latwom village which is 2kms away.

Somalia said that Opio was taken to Awach health Center 1V in critical condition.

Felix Otto Omona, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer Awach Sub County said that Ageno’s body was discovered at around 6: 00 am.

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying police officers have visited the crime scene.

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