Police officer on a run after shooting civilian in bar brawl

Posted: 2021-10-05T09:07:27Z
Police officer on a run after shooting civilian in bar brawl

Police in Arua are hunting for one of their own, identified as Assistant Inspector of Police, Fred Acedri following a shooting incident in Lemo trading center Logiri sub-county in Arua district. 


Acedri, who is attached to the Counter-Terrorism Police in Para is wanted for shooting Michael Edema on the left thigh following a misunderstanding in a bar on Monday morning. 


The victim is currently nursing gunshot wounds at Arua Regional Referral hospital. 


According to Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region police spokesperson, Acedri fled into hiding after the shooting, but a case of attempted murder was entered at Arua Central Police Station murder vide SD REF 02/00/10/202. 


The Arua Resident District Commissioner Nahori Oyaa, has warned bar operators against violating the suspension on their operations as part of the COVID-19 containment measures.