Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
Apac Police have launched a manhunt for
a man accused of killing his relative over Shillings 2000.
The suspect is
Andrew Onono, a resident of Atek village
Abyebuti parish in Apac Sub County. He is wanted for stabbing Moses Ongu Jogo
in the neck using a kitchen knife over a dispute of Shillings 2000.
Joel Omunu, an eye
witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart
phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the
suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
“The fact that his phone was down he went to borrow his
brother’s phone who demanded Shillings 2000,” he said. According to
Omunu, the decease had just returned home from Nwoya district where he is was
involved in farming.
Apac District Police
Commander, Philip Mukasa confirmed the incident, saying they have launched a
manhunt for the suspect. “Yes it is true we have received that report. We are
searching for the suspect,’’ Mukasa said.
The deceased’s body is
lying at Aduku HCIV in Kwania district. The incident comes barely a week after Jimmy
Okabo, a resident of Olilim Sub County in Otuke district was stabbed to death
over Shillings 300 he won in gambling.
Okabo was reportedly
stabbed in the back by his friend Okello Oje while struggling for the money
they won after playing card in a Starch Factory B in Adyel Division Lira
Municipality. He was rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital but died at the gate.
The suspect is also still at large. The main suspect in
this case has since disappeared and his whereabouts remain unknown. The
body of the decease has been taken for postmortem at Aduku HCIV in Kwania
district while the accused was still on the run.