Woman Kills Husband, Turns Self In

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A 45 year old woman from Kole district has handed herself to police after allegedly killing her husband.

A 45 year old woman from Kole district has handed herself to police after allegedly killing her husband.

Police said the incident happened on Wednesday evening at Lela village, Agege Parish, in Balla Sub-county.

The Officer in-charge child and Family Protection Unit at Lira Central Police Station, Mr. Joe Otim has identified the suspect as Hilder Aumi. She is allegedly hit her husband using an object killing him instantly.

According to Otim, this was after a misunderstanding apparently erupted between the couple. He said the suspect would be taken back to the scene of crime where investigations would start.

He noted that cases of domestic violence usually shoot up during festive season due to increased demands from families and advised married couples  to learn to tolerate one another so as to live a peaceful life.