Lamwo police is holding a man accused of killing his brother in a dispute over a mango tree.
38-year-old Walter Nyero Rwakasule, a resident of Tadi Central Village, Wantit Parish, Padibe East S/County was arrested for killing his brother, Martin Origa who accused him of cutting down a mango tree on Sunday night.
It is alleged that Nyero picked up a hoe and hit Origa on the head killing him instantly.
Churchill Obita, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer-GISO Padibe East Sub County, says Nyero surrendered to him around 3AM in the wee hours of this morning after realising his brother is dead.
The Aswa Rover Pegion Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says they have opened a murder case against the suspect vide CRB 54/2020.