The Oyam Central Police Station has apprehended two individuals on suspicion of engaging in voter bribery.
“Today, on the 6th of July 2023, at approximately 6:10 hours, police officers deployed to provide security in Otwal Sub-County intercepted Ocen Ronald, a 31-year-old resident of Minakulu Town Council, and Ogwal Robert, a 46-year-old resident of Kut Odongo Village, Amuku Gungu Parish, Otwal Sub-County,” Police said.
Upon their arrest, a sum of 150,000= cash was recovered from the suspects, along with a list of individuals believed to have already received the money.
Notably, Ogwal Robert also serves as the Chairperson of the UPC in Otwal Sub-County.
Presently, the case is under investigation at the Oyam Central Police Station, pending the compilation of evidence for submission to the Residence State Attorney (RSA).
The main contests in the race are NRM’s Samuel Junior Engola and Eunice Apio, the UPC candidate.