Three police officers have been arrested for allegedly helping a murder suspect escape custody.
Corporal Muhammed Santo, special police Constables Santo Okello and Kennedy Ali, all attached to Agago central police station have been accused of aiding Gloria Akullo’s escape from custody over the weekend, Aswa region police spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okello has confirmed.
Okema added that Akullo, 21, a resident of Obulumogo in Got Omor subcounty, Agago district was facing charges of murder. It’s alleged that she poisoned her five months old baby, which caused the toddler’s death.
The officers are being held at Patongo police station as investigations are being carried on.