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Pader Village Chairperson Ingests Poison, Hospitalized After Murdering Wife

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.

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A village chairperson in Pader district is fighting for his life after ingesting poison shortly after killing his wife and injuring their son.  

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 officer.  

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that he was yet to receive information about the suspect.

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