A 10-calendar year-aged pupil in Bududa District in jap Uganda is on the operate right after allegedly stabbing to loss of life a 16-12 months-aged colleague he accused of possessing an affair with his 11-yr-previous girlfriend.
Newswatch gathered that the suspect, a pupil of Buwali Principal School and resident of Bunamubi trading centre in Bunamubi Parish in Bukigai Sub County is currently on the run with his father.
Police has discovered the target as Sam Watsosi. Witnesses stated he was allegedly stabbed with a knife beneath the naval location on Sunday as the offender experienced suspected that he was relationship the suspect’s longtime girlfriend.
After the incident, Watsosi who was a senior two college student at Bulucheke Secondary University, was rushed to Bududa medical center bleeding profusely, but was later on verified dead on Monday. His body has been taken to the hospital’s mortuary awaiting autopsy.
Bududa District Police Commander (DPC) Mr Jaffar Magyezi, confirmed the incident on Wednesday morning and reported they have been looking for the suspect.
“We are hunting for the pupil, who is at present on the run with his father subsequent the dying his colleague,” he claimed.
There is large stress in the location as the kinfolk of the deceased threatening to assault the household of the suspect in retaliation.
On the other hand, Mr Maggyezi asked Watsosi’s loved ones to work out restraint, saying the suspect will be apprehended and charged with murder in courtroom.
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Mr Charles Mutabali Kibeti, the LCIII chairperson of Bunamubi investing centre, explained the incident as regrettable.”
“It was an unlucky incident but we ask for the kin of the deceased to chorus from seeking for revenge,” he said.
The LCIII chairperson, Bukigai Sub-county, said the incident was a sign of moral decay in the group.
“It is extremely surprising that a 10-calendar year-old boy can have a girlfriend, whom he is inclined to do everything to guard at such a tender age,” he claimed.