Man Killed by Brothers Over Land

A 55 year old man in Lira district has reportedly been killed by his two brothers over a land dispute.


Alfred Odongo was attacked by his brothers Benson Gira and Robert Odongo at his home in Leladam village, Aromo Sub County.

Alfred was found strangled.

The brothers have been engaged in a bitter dispute over the ownership of a half acre piece of land that belongs to the family.

The brothers are being held at Lira Central Police Station under file CRB 2519/2014.

But Benson Gira and Robert Odongo have denied harming their brother though they admit to being in dispute with their brother over the land.

Manshur Suwed, Central North regional spokesperson, says they will be charged with murder.

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