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Lira Woman Imprisoned for Killing Husband

High Court in Lira convicted Awino following evidence that she connived with her son Isaac Okello to end the life of a renowned businessman Alex Epet. They accused him of committing adultery and neglecting his family.
A 45-Year-old woman identified as Jacinta Awino has been given a 21-year prison sentence for murdering her husband.

High Court in Lira convicted Awino following evidence that she connived with her son Isaac Okello to end the life of a renowned businessman Alex Epet. They accused him of committing adultery and neglecting his family.

Epet's body was found in a septic tank at his home in Central Division, Lira municipality on December 20, 2016. Okello confessed to killing his father and dumping his body into the septic tank.

Justice Winnie Nabisinde, the Lira resident judge sentenced Awino to 21 years in prison while Okello who pleaded for leniency following a plea bargain was told his sentencing will be presided over by another judge.

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