Kotido police are holding a-19- year- old man
accused of hacking his friend to death in his garden.
James Akol, a resident of
Nakapelimoru Sub County had reportedly gone with his friend, Napuwa Lomugelem
to the farm at Namoru-akwaan when they developed a misunderstanding that turned
Information obtained from the ground indicates that the duo
started fighting, which prompted Akol to use a hoe to hack his friend in
John Chilla, the Nakapelimoru Sub county LC 111 chairperson,
says the duo was drunk after taking sachet waragi and local brew locally known
[ebutya] before going to the garden.
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The deceased’s body has since been handed to his angry
relatives who also wanted to lynch Akol. There was a fist fight
between the police and the relatives of the deceased who wanted to lynch the
According to Chilla, Police whisked the suspect
to custody amidst angry reactions from the deceased’s relatives.
Regional Liaisons Officer, Calisto Narucha confirmed the incident, saying
police are investigating the matter to ascertain what happened.