Police in Nwoya is holding a 32 year old man identified as Okello Richard allegedly for killing his own brother on Sunday after a misunderstanding.
Okello, a resident of Ywaya village, Anaka Sub County, allegedly hit Ojok Denis Kadogo, aged 34, on the head using a hand hoe and he died instantly.
The incident happened at around 8pm when the two were reportedly from a drinking joint.
According to their elder brother Obalim Richard, the suspect was angered after the deceased went and tried to stop him from beating his wife.
Obalim adds that the suspect followed the deceased to his house, broke the door and hit him on sight on the head with a hoe and he died on the spot.
Nwoya district police commander Waibi Philberk has confirmed the incident.
Opobo Geoffrey, the local council III chairperson Anaka sub county said this is the third incidents in his area since January 2019 which he blames it on Alcohol.