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Suspect Surrenders to Community, Confesses Killing Own Father :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Suspect Surrenders to Community, Confesses Killing Own Father

Charles Odong, a resident of Copil village in Unyama Sub County from Gulu District went into hiding on Tuesday night after killing his father, Galdino Akena and torching his body over a domestic brawl.

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A 38-year-old man who allegedly killed his father in Gulu district has handed himself to the Community and confessed to the crime.

Charles Odong, a resident of Copil village in Unyama Sub County from Gulu District went into hiding on Tuesday night after killing his father, Galdino Akena and torching his body over a domestic brawl.

This prompted residents to launch a manhunt for Odong to face justice.

However, William Lawoko, the Copil village Secretary, says the suspect has finally surrendered to the community and confessed to the murder.

According to Lawoko, Odong returned home around 8:00 pm on Wednesday night.

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He says that the suspect confessed to killing his father using an axe for stopping him from selling land and torched the house.

According to Odong, they handed the suspect to Unyama Police Outpost to face murder charges.

A police officer at Unyama Police Outpost confirmed to URN that the suspect was in their custody pending transfer to Gulu Central Police Station.            

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