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By Emmanuel Omona

The police in Gulu are holding 5 men suspected to have stolen electric poles.

The 5 whose names have been concealed by the police were arrested over the week end from Gulu.

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the police spokesperson for Aswa region confirmed the arrest of the 5 suspects saying that they were selling the poles in Kampala.

“They have been employed in the rural electrification in Gulu and they have been selling the electric poles”, Okema explained.

He said that they will be arranged in court this week to answer charges of theft.