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Pader Village Chairperson At Large for Killing Wife, Injuring Son

Ramadan Tai, the Pader District Police Commander, says investigations into the murder are underway. He says the deceased body has been taken to Pajule HCIV for post-mortem to ascertain what killed the deceased.
01 Mar 2021 17:06
A village chairperson in Pader district is at large for the murder of his wife and injuring his son on Sunday night. The suspect is Bosco Nyeko, the LC I Chairperson Larego A in Pakeyo parish in Laguti Sub-County in Pader district.  

Chris John Mugisha Anywar, the Laguti Sub-County, identifies the deceased Lilly Ato, a mother of one child. According to Mugisha, the suspect used an axed to kill his wife and cut his son only identified as Ojok, who is currently receiving treatment at Jaflo, a private clinic at Atanga Town Council. 

He attributes the incident to domestic violence. Ramadan Tai, the Pader District Police Commander, says investigations into the murder are underway. He says the deceased body has been taken to Pajule HCIV for post-mortem to ascertain what killed the deceased.     

Robert Obina Komakech, the former Speaker Pader District has condemned the incident describing it as barbaric. He urges people to embrace dialogue as the most appropriate mean of addressing their grievances other than resorting to violence. He appealed to the police to ensure that they look for the perpetrator to face justice for his actions.

Rev Oginga Odinga Robinson from Kitgum Diocese expressed shock that even leaders are perpetrators of violence against women. He appealed to leaders to desist from this act, respect their women and preach words of co-existent among couples.