The Aswa River Region Police spokesman SP Mudong David Ongom has confirmed to The Ankole Times that Police are keeping in the cell a suspect of Atanga who admitted and handed himself to police for killing his couple.
Police in Pader have in custody a 46-year-old man, identified as James Odong who allegedly beat his wife to death when he caught her red handed having sex with another man on his bed.
53-year-old Akumu Hellen, a resident of Oluk village, in Atanga sub county Pader district met her death when James found her enjoying another man outside marriage on her official husband’s bed.
PRO David Ongom Mudong says on Sunday, September 18th 2022 at around 10:30 PM, the suspect went back to his home from Atanga and caught his wife (deceased) red handed with another man in their bedroom.
“The cheating man took off leaving behind his pair of black trousers and a nicker. The suspect picked a very big dry wood with a 6-inch nail and started beating the wife to death and later burnt the private part with fire,” said Police PRO Aswa.
Odong James then handed himself to police.
Ongom said that all statements have already been recorded from witnesses who were neighbours to the deceased and the body of Hellen Akumu has been taken to Pajule HC 1V for postmortem and later will be handed back for burial.