By Sandra Tumwekwase
Police in Mitooma are holding a 16 year old boy for allegedly murdering his 13 year old brother after a fight.
It is alleged that on 26th Oct.2018 at unknown time while in Mayanga Mitooma, Bernard Arinda cut his brother Solomon Tumukwase on the neck with a sharp object and later dropped him into a pit latrine.
The body was discovered by the father James Tumukurate on 30th.Oct.2018 when he had gone for a short call in the latrine.
According to the Tumukurate, his sons developed a quarrel which resulted into a fight and he thinks this could have prompted the suspect to murder his brother.
The Bushenyi greater police spokesperson SP Martial Tumusiime revealed that a postmortem was done at Kitagata hospital and the body was handed over to the relatives for burial.
Martial added that police investigations are still underway and that when they are through, the suspect will appear before court to answer charges of murder.
This makes it about four cases murder cases in Mitooma district in a period of less than two weeks with the lead case being the murder of former Mutara sub county chairperson.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website