George Ocwic, an eyewitness, says the deceased was punishing his teenage daughter for the alleged theft of the money.
According to Ocwic, the suspect intervened to save his sister and instead picked timber, which he used to strike his father on the forehead killing him instantly.
The arrest stemmed from a dramatic incident when locals in the area engaged in a physical fight for Money disbursed by the National Resistance Movement party to the village as facilitation to the voters.
Statements by the suspects in custody show that the suspects serve their victims with edibles and drinks lased with chloroform before they rob their motorcycles. The group sometimes hires motorcycles for self ride and they allegedly disappear with them.
It’s alleged that Alunyu hired out the gun to Okecha who intern used it to threaten homes of Moses Ojok, Nixson Moro and Tom Okello, all residents of Akaidebe B Village, Akwirididi parish, Aboke Sub County on Sunday evening.
Allan Okello and Maxwell Oruk, both eyewitnesses, say the scuffle broke out after Corporal Stella Lamunu, the Officer in Charge of Apii Outpost went to pick the deceased from his residency in Akecha Village in Akecha parish in Bala Sub County for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.
According to Ebonga, after being punished by the clan leaders, the deceased reportedly kept telling his friends that he may end up taking his life because of persistent harassment by his step-mother. The deceased’s father, Vincent Oder separated with his mother some years back.
It's reported that Obang was speared to death by his 20-year-old son Denis Okello during a domestic brawl at 2 pm Friday. Cyprian Ocuti, the LCII chairperson of Barongin parish, says that Obang returned home while drunk and picked a quarrel with his family members.
The arrest followed a complaint lodged by Tonny Abal, a local resident of Ngetta Sub county who claims his motorcycle disappeared from the police parking yard after it was impounded during the curfew time last week.
Harriet Akullo Okello, the chairperson Kica-Arwot Women Group, says they have decided to use Shillings 500,000 from part of their annual profit to renovate the police post. She says they want police personnel to be redeployed in the area since the crime has escalated.
Kole North MP Bony Okello said he has been approached by residents and leaders accusing RDC Olweny of being biased while conducting operations against wetland encroachment. Okello said that only the poor have been ejected from wetlands while the rich and mighty enjoy uncontrolled access to the wetlands, where they are constructing permanent structures and huge investments.
Residents attempted to lynch two suspected cattle thieves, Nelson Elum and his son-in-law Daniel Okello who were in detention at Alemi Police Out-Post. However, they were overpowered by the police who fired live bullets and teargas.
The deceased was buried today at his ancestral home at Dok-Gudu Cell, Alito Sub County. However, the event was marred by chaos as mourners blocked SSP Peter Nkulegi, the North Kyoga Regional Police Commander and Kole DPC Ahamed Musakana from addressing them. They accused them of mismanaging the case.