A 36-year old man in Agago district succumbed to injuries inflicted on him for allegedly stealing chicken from a neighbor in Lopika village, Lakwar Parish, Patongo sub county.
Peter Opio was reportedly caught stealing chicken from his neighbor Charles Kilama on May 7, 2020.
Kilama is said to have used unknown weapon to seriously beat Opio on all joints of his body.
Reports further say that the deceased after the assault went to his hut and suffered with his injuries without making any report to any authority or seeking treatment until he was found dead in his house at around 6:00am on Wednesday.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson said investigation officers visited the scene of crime and handed over the body to his relatives for burial.
Okema said efforts to trace for the suspect Charles Kilama are underway since he is at large.
This brings to 10 cases of people murdered in Aswa River Region in May alone.