Gulu Man Kills Stepmother after Domestic Quarrel

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Police in Gulu are holding a 26 year old man for killing his step mother after she refused to attend to his wife in hospital.

Police in Gulu are holding a 26 year old man for killing his step mother after she refused to attend to his wife in hospital.
 
Police alleges that Geoffrey Odoch, a resident of Layibi Central in Pece division in Gulu Municipality, attacked and stabbed his step mother Grace Aryemo on Monday.
 
Aryemo succumbed to the injuries on Tuesday at Lacor hospital where she was receiving medical attention.
 
Police reports say Odoch was angry that his baby died because his step mother refused to attend to his wife while she was in hospital.
 
It is said that Odoch’s stepmother wanted to do some domestic work before going to attend to his daughter in-law.

Later that evening, Odoch picked a quarrel with Aryemo and stabbed her thrice with a knife injuring her left kidney.
 
Odoch was arrested early on Thursday after two days of hiding out at a local disco hall.
 
The Police spokesperson for Aswa River region Patrick Jimmy Okema, confirmed the incident and said investigations are on-going.