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Five Arrested for Killing Sibling

In his statement to police, Ambrose Lalim, one of the suspects claims that the five engaged the deceased in a bitter quarrel, which ensued in a fight. They reportedly ganged up Okot and clobbered her with clubs to death.
Five family members in Lamwo district are in police custody accused of killing their sibling. 

The suspects are Gerimond Okwera, Wilson Canwat, Ambrose Lalim, Brian Obedugu and Sirayo Olachi, all residents of Kamama Central village in Kamama parish in Padibe Town Council in Lamwo district. 

It is alleged that the suspect clobbered their 23-year-old brother, Patrick Okot to death on Tuesday afternoon a accusing him of stealing their late father’s cow.

In his statement to police, Ambrose Lalim, one of the suspects claims that the five engaged the deceased in a bitter quarrel, which ensued in a fight. They reportedly ganged up Okot and clobbered her with clubs to death. 

  Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region police spokesperson told URN that they picked up the suspect based on Lalim’s statement. 

He said the suspects are locked up at Padibe Town Council police station on charges of murder vide CRB 045/2019. 

The cow that the deceased is alleged to have stolen finally turned up at home on Tuesday afternoon.

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