By Emmanuel Okwii
The police in Pallisa district yesterday retrieved a decomposing body from a latrine in one of the suburbs. The dead body believed to have been that of a woman is assumed to have been dropped in the latrine by gang rapists. Residents of Kagwesi ward in Pallisa Town Council said that a lot of insecurity had started cropping up especially from the mushrooming bars and disco halls that operate all night in the town.
The Pallisa police OC CID, Mr Johnson Olal said that postmortem reports revealed that the woman was strangled and dumped in the pit latrine and it was suspected that she must have been gang raped before being strangled and dumped.
The Assistant Resident District Commissioner for Pallisa, Mr Ambrose Onoria told the press that regulations over drinking and operations of bars would be tightened in order to avert such crimes. He said that it had been noted worth concern that several bars operated till the wee hours of the morning, a situation he said promotes crime.