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Teenager Hacks Grandmother to Death

Akoyos body is lying at Gulu Hospital mortuary for postmortem while Ocan has been transferred to Gulu Central Police station pending his appearance in court for murder.
Police in Omoro district is holding a teenager accused of killing his grandmother under unclear circumstances.

 

 

It is alleged that 19-year-old Jimmy Ocan used an axe to hack his 85-year-old grandmother, Alimac Akoyo, a resident of Keto Village in Laneno Ber Parish Lakwana Sub County on Sunday afternoon. 

Akoyo's body is lying at Gulu Hospital mortuary for postmortem while Ocan has been transferred to Gulu Central Police station pending his appearance in court for murder.

 

A source at Omoro Central Police Station told URN that Ocan is a known drug addict. He was briefly battered by residents when news spread that he had hacked his grandmother to death.   

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the River Aswa Region police spokesperson, says the incident is being investigated under CRB 742/2018 at Omoro Central Police Station. 

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