Chris John Mugisha Anywar, the Laguti Sub County Councilor told URN on Monday that the suspect used an axe to kill his wife and cut his son in a domestic dispute. Shortly after the incident, Nyeko went into hiding.
A village chairperson in Pader district is fighting for
his life after ingesting poison shortly after killing his wife and injuring
Bosco Nyeko, the Larego “A” Village LC 1 Chairperson in Pakeyo Parish in Laguti
Sub County is accused of murdering his wife, Lilly Atoo, and injuring his son
only identified as Ojok on Sunday night.
Chris John Mugisha Anywar, the Laguti Sub County Councilor
told URN on Monday that the suspect used an axe to kill his wife and cut his
son in a domestic dispute. Shortly after the incident, Nyeko went into hiding.
However, Anywar told URN on Tuesday morning that the
the suspect was found lying unconscious next to his homestead with a bottle of
poison and foam oozing from his mouth.
Anywar says Nyeko was rushed to Pajule Health Centre IV
in Pader district where he is receiving treatment under the watch of a police
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police
Spokesperson told URN that he was yet to receive information about the suspect.
Emmy Daniel Ojara is a young journalist and has been practicing since 2013, during which he covered land rights violation in the contested Apaa and Lakang in Amuru as his first take ups while at Gulu Fm, Favor Fm and later Paidha Fm and Speak Fm where he is still attached.
Human rights abuses and denied access to land by security and government agencies has been the major aftermath of the contest over the lands. The underprivileged such as women, children and the elderly faced challenges in accessing soc