Police have arrested five of their own over allegations of stealing fuel from a truck. The officers indentified as; No 31093 Sgt Okello Brian Sadik, No 56398 Cpl Dragudu Ceaser, No 37359 PC Oven Albert, No 50449 PC Ocen Christopher and No 52819 PC Adoro Anthony were filmed loading 20-litre-jerrycans of fuel stolen from the truck on the police patrol vehicle.
The incident was reported to police by AIP Okurut Eric Commander. He is incharge IHP from Karuma-Pakwach where a fuel tanker Reg No CGO 1296AA-06/CGO 1297AA-06 carrying petrol from Eldoret enroute Uganda to DRC had overturned at Wipolo, Agung, Anaka S/County along Karuma- Arua highway in Nwoya District causing spillage of petrol.
In such a scenarios of motor accidents, Police is supposed to provide security to avoid catastrophes where fuel burn people who always go to steal the tank.
Several people have lost their lives in such instances of people attempting to steal from trucks that go down due to accident.