Harriet Aber, Known in Gulu As Salim Saleh’s Wife is Dead

Harrier Aber widely known in Gulu as the ‘wife’ of General Salim Saleh is dead.

Salim Saleh whose real name is Caleb Akandwanaho is President Museveni’s younger brother. He is, however, not known to have been legally married to Aber.

Aber is thought to be in her 40’s was on Wednesday morning found dead in her residence in Kasubi Sub Ward in Layibi-Bardege division in Gulu City, according to the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema.

Okema said circumstances surrounding her death remain unclear adding that a police team is on the ground, and that the Director of police medical services is on his way to Gulu from Kampala over the matter.

By press time the residence of the late Aber had been cordoned off.

Aber has in the past been accused of using the military to grab chunks of land in Nwoya and Amuru districts.  In 2008 she famously fought over land in Omee Village  in Amuru district with the late Major General Julius Oketta.