BY IVAN TOLIT
Officers from police Criminal Investigations Department have arrested Aruu North Member of Parliament Samuel Odonga Otto over alleged assault and illegal possession of a firearm
The Deputy CID Director Francis Olobo, confirms that Otto was arrested this afternoon while at a hotel in Gulu city together with his brother Tadeo Oloya on allegation of obstructing lawful arrest.
“He has cases against him, he assaulted a driver and causing malicious damage, whereby he found a vehicle parked and smashed the vehicle and assaulted the driver,’’ he said
Other charges are illegal possession of firearms and a case of assaulting a journalist while at Pece Stadium in Gulu city in 2019.
According to Olobo, MP Odonga will be produced before a court in Pader district since his file has been sanctioned.
He added that he also has a case against him for accusing police of poisoning while in custody in Pader district early this year.
Odonga however denies all the allegations against saying they are politically motivated.