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Niece on the Run After Killing Aunt in Kotido

Relatives told our reporter that Achuka told them she had killed the old woman and fled into hiding. She didn’t disclose the motive of her action.
Police in Kotido is hunting for a- 25- year- old woman for allegedly killing her aunt with a hoe.   

The suspect is Betty Achuka, a resident of Toroi Cell in North Division in Kotido Municipality.

 She is said to have killed her 69- year- old aunt Munyes Lobokongole on Monday night.

   

The deceased’s body was found lying in a pool of blood in her house on Tuesday afternoon close to a blood stained hoe.

 

Relatives told our reporter that Achuka told them she had killed the old woman and fled into hiding. She didn’t disclose the motive of her action.

A team of police offices visited the scene and recorded statements. 

The Officer in Charge of Kotido Police Station, Ronald Tumwesigye who led the team to the crime scene, said it was too early to comment, adding that investigations are ongoing.