A dark cloud has covered Akwir village in Agaago district where a 10-year-old boy identified as Odong Abel hit his 4-year-old sister to death for refusing to help him with tying the goats.
Odong allegedly asked his young sister Awatti Abitel to help him tie the goats but the latter refused, prompting the angry brother to cane her.
However, Awatti collapsed and the brother carried her home, only to realize that she had died. The incident happened on 5th February 2022.
Odong was taken to the police by their elder brother Awiyo Alex. CP Fred Enanga the Police spokesperson says they are trying to handle the case with a lot of care.
“We are trying to handle this with the probation office, but it is quite traumatizing at that stage,” says Enanga.
Police in Agago district is holding a 30-year-old man who strangled his own child to death.
The suspect is Komakech David Odara a resident of Piki village, Lomoyi parish in Agago district.
According to CP Fred Enanga the Police spokesperson, the suspect came home at around 11 pm on 31at January and started fighting with his wife Akidi Night with whom they have an 8-year-old son.
During the fight, Akidi managed to sneak out of the night and left her violent husband inside the house with their son identified as Omara David. Unfortunately, the father transferred his anger onto the boy and strangled him to death.
He was arrested while trying to escape.