Statement on alleged Kidnap of FDC candidate for Omoro County

Aswa Regional Police are investigating alleged Kidnap of Mr. Owani Dick Denis, the FDC Candidate in the upcoming Omoro by-election.

The candidate alleges that he was abducted by occupants in an unknown vehicle who were trailing him. Mr. Owani claims they kidnapped him at Adida village in Omoro District but later abandoned him at Corner Kamdini in Oyam District.

We do take matters of threats to life including abductions seriously. Our regional teams in Aswa and North Kyoga have opened up general inquiries to help prove or disprove the allegations.

We urge the complainant in the alleged incident to cooperate with police and provide us with all the necessary information.

We further wish to inform the public that the complainant in this alleged incident is out of danger and has gone for nomination.

Source: Uganda Police Force

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