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Crime: Students Held for Fraud; Woman Kills Husband

Police in Lira district is holding three primary school student teachers for scamming a school and a bank.

The suspects are students at Treasure Primary Teachers College, a private institution located at Amuca along Lira-Kampala Highway.

It is alleged the trio forged school fees bank slips of their school at KCB bank in Lira town.

The three students under custody have been identified as Isaac Obong, Emma Ebong and Benson Tabu, all second year students at the college.

According to the North Kyoga region police spokesperson David Ongom, “The students revealed that they pay less money and later insert figures in the Bank slips to meet the expected school fees structure.”

He added that the detectives at the Lira central police station were yet to receive the alleged fraud report from the college authorities to harmonise with the police investigations.

Ongom also told Chimp corps that no charge has yet been preferred on the three students as evidences are yet to be presented by the college authorities and the Bank.

The police publicist, however, warned parents and students, especially during the go back to school period to be very vigilant against fraudstars who are targeting those going to pay fees in different banks.

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Woman stabs husband to death

Police in Dokolo district is holding a woman for stabbing her husband to death.

The arrested has been identified as Vicky Acheng, aged 40, a resident of Amari village, Adyenyi parish, Okunguduru sub-county in Dokolo district.

According to the preliminary investigations report, Acheng and the husband had a longterm domestic misunderstanding before stabbing him with a knife on Wednesday night at around 0900hrs at their residence.

Patrick Okwanya, now deceased, passed on shortly after reaching Dokolo health center IV where he was rushed to for medical attention.

David Ongom, the police spokesperson for North Kyoga region told ChimpReports that “at the time Acheng Vicky is unable to record statement since she is still in shock and unable to speak,” adding that “a case of murder has been preferred on her.”.

Ongom condemned the incident and urge people in his region to always report domestic misunderstandings to police for proper management rather than taking the law into their hands.

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