A 36-year-old man in Rubanda who last week hit his father on the head with a hoe leading to his death has been arrested from his hideout in Nansana, Kampala.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi regional Police Spokesperson has identified the suspect as Medard Orishaba.
The suspect allegedly used a hoe to hit his father Amos Tumukunde on the head, injuring him badly before he ran away on the 22nd of Oct. 2020.
Tumukunde was rushed to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital and then referred to Mbarara Regional Referral hospital from where he succumbed to the wounds three days after admission.
Maate says police have been tracking the suspect until he was arrested on Wednesday from Nansana in Kampala where he has been hiding.
He is currently being detained at Bujuuko Police post in Nansana Division, pending transportation to Rubanda Police station
Maate condemned the act and cautioned children against mistreating their own parents.