Retired Soldier Shoots Wife’s Eye with Arrow, Robs Her of Shs7million


By Our Reporter




A 53 year old retired UPDF soldier is on the run after allegedly shooting his wife’s right eye with an arrow.


According to the Police Mouthpiece, SCP Fred Enanga, Owiny Patrick alias Ocaya is now wanted for attempted murder of his wife, Grace Apio aged 51 years after he used a bow and arrow, on the 24th January, 2024 to shoot at the victim at around 11pm, in Abim West Cell.


Enanga says that on the fateful day, Owiny Patrick and a one Ongom David were gambling at the shop of the victim where Ongom won all the money belonging to Owiny.


In a fit of jealousy and anger, Owiny started a fight with Ongom, demanding a refund of his money, but the wife intervened.


The suspect picked a bow and arrow, so as to shoot at Ongom but when his wife tried to stop him, he diverted the bow and arrow towards his wife and shot her to the right eye. He further robbed Shs7m from his wife’s shop and disappeared with it.


The victim was rushed to Abim hospital and thereafter, referred to Lacor hospital for further management. She is currently out of danger.


“However, the arrow blinded her right eye, after it penetrated her eye socket and remained embedded there,” Enanga says in 29th January, 2024 statement.

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