Residents of Napumpum village in Panyangara subcounty in Kotido district are living in fear following a spate of attacks that left four people dead in a space of 10 days.
Reports indicate that the assailants suspected the victims of being police informers who had leaked information on people keeping illegal guns.
The attacks started on 2nd July 2017 when the assailants, whose identity is still unknown, reportedly waylaid and stabbed to death 23-year old Jimmy Omara at around 8pm.
A 28 year old pregnant woman identified as Vicky Dengel was also killed. She was returning from seeing her husband who is also said to be in possession of a gun.
According to Police spokesperson, Asan Kasingye, police has deployed in the area to prevent any further attacks.
“As I talk now, our men and women in uniform are already on group, and am optimistic that the situation will be brought back to normal,” Kasigye said.