Five More Moroto Prison Escapees Killed
Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) spokesperson Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso, has confirmed that five more prison escapees from Moroto government prison have been killed, bringing the total number of inmates killed to 13 in an ongoing pursuit of 219 inmates who escaped in a massive jailbreak in the northeastern district of Moroto last week.
Byekwaso, adds that in the ongoing pursuit, the Uganda People’s Defense Force has killed three inmates who escaped from the Singila prison last week on Wednesday afternoon.
She said one escapee of South Sudanese origin who had been recaptured died of bullet wounds which he sustained in the manhunt while the fifth prisoner was lynched by an angry mob in Moroto.