By Elly Karenzi
Police in Ibanda district are hunting for a man who allegedly hit a 15 year old boy with an iron bar to death accusing him of stealing his ugx. 100,000.
Julius Namanya aged 15; a mechanic trainee in Ibanda town was hit by his maternal uncle Kikobe Kabaruka who suspected him to have stolen ugx shs. 100,000 from his wallet.
According to eye witnesses who were working with Namanya in garage, Kabaruka accused Namanya of stealing his money which led into a misunderstanding between the two.
Kabaruka demanded Namanya to refund his money and when he denied stealing it; Kabaruka picked up an iron bar and hit him on the head.
Namanya was rushed to the nearest Ibanda Comprehensive Medical center clinic where he was declared dead on arrival.
The OC Station, Ibanda police Michael Akaturinda said that they visited the scene after the incident and the body was taken to Ruhoko health center 1V.
Police have started searching for Kabaruka who is currently on the run.
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