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Prison warder Alfred Okori stabbed to death 

(Last Updated On: 19 February 2024)

Apac I A prison warder was on Sunday, February 18, 2024, stabbed to death, Uganda Prisons Service announced on Monday, February 19.

In a statement, CCP Frank Baine Mayanja, the prisons’ spokesperson, at around 10 pm, Lance Corporal Warder Okori Alfred was stabbed by his wife.

The deceased wife, Alowo Mercy, is a Police officer at the rank of Constable, No.78965. The couple had had a domestic misunderstanding at Prisons Academy and Training School.

“The victim was taken to the Luzira Prisons Staff Clinic where he was pronounced dead and the body was transferred to Mulago Hospital for postmortem,” said Baine.

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Baine added that the Prison security apprehended the culprit and handed her over to Police for further management.

“The deceased hails from Apac district while the culprit comes from Tororo.”

“Everything will be done to ensure that justice is served,” according to CCP Baine.

“The Commissioner General of Prisons and the prisons fraternity condoles with the family and friends of the deceased.  May the soul of Lance Corporal Okori Alfred rest in eternal peace,” he concluded.

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