Police in Kibaale is holding a man for brutally murdering his boss over UGX 7000 shillings.
Charles Okello the officer in charge Kakumiro police station identified the suspect as Oben Taremwa, a resident of Kikamba village, Kasambya Sub County in Kibaale district.
It is alleged that Taremwa on Monday evening, while at a local pub attacked his employer Noah Mawagari Musinguzi with a brick which hit him on the head.
Muzinguzi was rushed to Kakumiro health center IV where he died on arrival.
The suspect was picked up on Tuesday evening by Police after a tip off from residents.
Police investigations indicate that the duo developed a misunderstanding after the deceased’s failure to pay the suspect UGX 7000 shillings which he had worked for.
Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, saying he had planned to use the money to buy some clothes for his wife ahead of Christmas but was perturbed when his now deceased employer could not pay him as anticipated.
He is currently detained at Kakumiro police station awaiting transfer to Kibaale police head quarters.