By Nathan Eyagu
A 28 year old Karamojong in now on the run after killing his 25 year old wife because she was dancing with another man in the same club they were in.
Lokeinon Peter allegedly murdered his wife identified as Ileng Florence by hitting her hard on the head on Tuesdays’ night 2/8/2022.
It’s alleged that during the night of 2/08/2022, Lokeinon was drinking alcohol with his wife at a bar where a quarrel erupted that caused a fight to flare up.
The two were later separated by onlookers and patrons at the bar, they afterwards relocated to another bar together with their team to enjoy soothing music and dance.
The deceased however start dancing with another man thus annoying the suspect who then decided to pull her behind a pit latrine where he hit her on the head ultimately causing her death.
According to the East Kyoga PRO ASP, Ageca Oscar Greggory in a press statement, they lodged the incident in their books to further the investigative process vide CRB 150/2022 of Soroti City West Division after they received the report from Opige Paul, the Chairman LC1 of Wire Cell Nakatunya Ward, Soroti West Division.
“We visited the crime scene which was documented by the SOCO, recorded statements and conveyed the body of the deceased to Soroti mortuary at Nakatunya pending postmortem”, Ageca said in a statement.
He also added that the suspect is currently on the run and has implored the general public with information that may lead to the arrest of the perpetrator of the heinous crime to contact the Uganda Police Force on Toll free lines 112 or 999 and or contact the nearest police establishment.