A 10-year-old boy has been hospitalized at Pabwo Health Center III in Owoo Sub County, Gulu district after he was assaulted over mangoes.
Kenneth Odong, a resident of Kulu keno village in Owoo Sub County was reportedly assaulted by David Labal at around 6:00pm after he found the minor harvesting mangoes in his compound.
Cosmas Oyat, the L.C 1 Chairperson Kulu Keno village says was complaining of chest pain, headache, stomach pain and general body weakness as the result of the beating.
Oyat says that the boy’s mother-Nighty Ajok fainted upon getting the news of her son’s assault and hospitalized.
A police officer attached to Bungatira police post who spoke on condition of anonymity said they were waiting for a formal report on the incident before they could arrest the suspect-Labal.