Crime

MAN KILLS WIFE, COUSIN OVER EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIR

By Our Reporter

KOLE: Police in Kole District are holding Ongom Moses a 28-year-old resident of Beiko village, Opeta parish, Aboke Sub-County in Kole District on allegations of killing two people at his home.

It is alleged that Okwir Ambrose (deceased) 25 years old, a cousin brother to Ongom (suspect) was having an affair with Adong Connie, a 23-year-old wife to the suspect.

The North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson SP Patrick Jimmy Okema said the duo was at the suspect’s home on Monday at around 2300hrs, when he found them in bed together.

”The suspect took the law into his hands and stabbed both of them with a knife several times, killing them instantly,” he explained.

Okema said a case of murder has been registered at Kole Central Police Station.

”The scene of the crime has been visited by a team led by the OC Station of Kole, photographs were taken, a sketch map was drawn and statements from relevant witnesses were recorded,” he added.

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The regional police mouthpiece added the knife used by the suspect in committing the crime has also been recovered and exhibited pending submission to GAL and DNA for analysis.

”Both bodies have been conveyed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital’s mortuary pending postmortem, while the suspect is in police custody at Kole CPS,” he said.

Okema appealed to married and cohabiting couples to be careful when responding to the challenges in their homes and learn to respect our relationships, develop a heart of trust, and avoid extramarital affairs.

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