Unknown people yesterday attacked one Michael Okello Joel, an NRM mobilizer in Nwoya district, and bit off his finger in a fight.
Okello, who doubles as the LC2 chairman for of Kal Parish in Koch-goma sub- county told reporters that the attackers numbering 3, waylaid him on his way home.
“I was coming back home at around 11 pm and I found people around my home; they stopped and asked me why I am supporting Acan Judith Peace.’’ Okello said.
Aceng is the NRM Flag bearer for Nwoya Woman member of Parliament.
The NRM mobilizer added that one of the attackers then grabbed his hand and bit off his middle finger.
He says later his family members came and rescued him after he made an alarm.
Okello says he had previously received a lot of death threats from unknown people because of his political work.
A case of assault under SD ref; 05/21/12/2020 has been registered at Koch-goma Police Post.
Police they were currently hunting for one Simon Okello, and two unidentified persons who are still all in the run.