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Gulu University lecturer gun down after argument


Preliminary reports show that the deceased Gulu University lecturer, Isaiah Okidi was gunned down after picking up an argument with a security guard over a motorcycle he had earlier parked in front of DFCU bank on Free Zone Hotel building in the heart of Gulu Town.
Okidi met his death at around 8pm last evening.
Thomas Lapyem Awany, an eye witness says the guard, Okeny Patrick, a security guard attached to SGA security group, accused Okidi of attempting to steal the motorcycle.
Despite the deceased showing him keys to the bike, the guard opened fire that killed Okidi instantly.
The guard has since been arrested.
The Aswa region Police Spokesperson Patrick Okema said that the Police has registered a case of murder by shooting at Central Police Station.
Described as very peaceful and humorous, Okidi held a first class degree in Philosophy obtained from Makerere University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology from Gulu University amongst others.
The killing of Okidi brings to two, the number of Gulu University lecturers killed in gun violence over the last three years.

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