Apac Man Beaten To Death For Child Neglect
A 37-year old man was on Monday beaten to death in Apac district by his clan leaders after he was accused by his wife of neglecting her and their children.
Jasper Odic, a resident of Ayeolyec village, Atana parish in Apac Sub County was reported by his wife Josephine Acheng to Bosco Ogwang, the clan leader of Adok Oyengowo, for neglecting her and their children.
The couple had separated eight months ago over reports of infidelity by Acheng.
Reports say that the clan youth leader Aron Omwa was ordered by Ogwang- the clan head to apprehend Odic on Sunday morning to appear before him to respond to the allegations.
Andrew Okae, the LCI chairperson of Ayomyeri village says Odic was caned countless strokes which left him with injuries on the head, buttocks and chest.
Zerubabel Opio Okori, the Adokoyengowo clan Head condemned the incident.
So far eight clan members including Jaspher Odongo, Daniel Obonyo, Bosco Ogwang, Patrick Odongo, Sam Olute, Omwa Aron and Constantine Alenga who participated in the beating are still at large.
The Apac District Police Commander, Phillips Mukasa says his officers are on the ground investigating in the incident