Tragic incident claims the life of an elderly woman in Otuke

Tragic incident claims the life of an elderly woman in Otuke

In Otuke, a heart-wrenching incident unfolded as an elderly woman  identified as Costa Apio  (73) tragically lost her life due to a fatal gunshot wound by unknown person.

The incident has left the community in shock and mourning.

According to local authorities, the incident occurred in Otuke in Alutkot village Olilim sub county but details surrounding the circumstances leading to the shooting are still under investigation.

The news of this unfortunate incident has sent shockwaves through the community, highlighting the need for increased vigilance and safety measures.

According to region police spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema said in a press statement that the deceased was at around 20:00 hours coming from a drinking joint when she met a man who grabbed a phone from the deceased though investigations into the incident have begun.

The loss of a precious life, especially that of an elderly person, is a stark reminder of the vulnerability faced by certain members of our society.

Law enforcement agencies are actively working to identify the perpetrators and ascertain the motive behind this senseless act. It is crucial that swift justice is served and that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

The incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of community solidarity and support, especially for our elderly citizens.

As the investigation continues, the community stands united in grief, extending heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased.

It is our collective responsibility to work towards a society where such acts of violence are eradicated, ensuring a safer future for all.