Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a 33 year old man was allegedly murdered by his 10 year old son.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesman has identified the deceased as Pius Tugumisirize of Rwesigiro village Kikarara parish Bwambara sub county Rukungiri district.
It’s alleged that on Saturday 24/07/2021 at around 22:00hrs the deceased had a misunderstanding with his wife Ruth Owakubariho 29 which led to a fight.
The deceased reportedly hit her badly with a hoe on the head leaving her bleeding furiously as he took off and hid himself in the park.
His 10 year old boy is reported to have followed him to his hiding with the same hoe and hit him leaving him nearly dead.
The juvenile returned home, informed the rest of what he had done and relatives picked the near dead man, rushed him to a clinic in Kikarara where he died yesterday morning.
Police were notified, visited the scene, carried out postmortem, and picked the woman for questioning while the son is on run.