Police in Kole District have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his wife after accusing her of an extramarital affair.
The suspect, Bosco Otyama, a resident of Omuku B cell, Western Ward in Kole Town council was arrested on Thursday.
It is alleged that Otyama stabbed his wife, Nancy Aol, on Wednesday evening when she returned from her parents’ home where she had gone to collect seeds for planting.
According to reports, Otyama beat up Aol after accusing her of going to their home to see her ex-lover.
Aol was rushed to Aboke Health Center IV and later transferred to Lira Regional Referral Hospital as her condition was serious.
The Kole District Community Liaison Officer, Julius Ongu, confirmed the arrest saying Otyama will be charged with attempted murder when investigations are complete.