Police in Dokolo is hunting for 11 suspects who escaped from cells at the main station.
It’s alleged that on February 23 2023 at an unknown time in the night, the suspects escaped from lawful custody at Dokolo Central Police Station.
It was established that the doors to the cell were not tempered rather the suspects exited the cell by cutting one of the iron bars on the ventilators.
According to North Kyoga police spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema, the escapees include Raymond Okwang, Innocent Owiny, Allan Adep, Daniel Okwir, Ivan Epong, and Michael Eboga. Others are Oscar Ebwor, Aaron Oryee, Patrick Ekadu, Ronald Okodi, and Isaac Okello.
He said nine escapees were pending court appearances while two were under investigation.
Okema confirmed that the officers who were deployed for night duty have all been arrested and charged with neglect of duty.