Janet Avoko, a resident of Kabutukuru village in Masindi has been arrested for hacking her husband to death. Avoko was picked up by Police on Monday afternoon in connection to the death of her husband.
It is alleged that Avoko hacked her husband Stephen Onen to death following a domestic brawl. Juma Okungo, the Masindi district police commander says that Avoko is one of the people who have been burning charcoal in Bunyoro grower's ranch at Kabutukuru village, in Miirya Sub County, Masindi district.
He says that over the weekend Avoko was involved in a small quarrel with her husbnd Onen. Okungo says that during the quarrel the deceased cut Avoko with an axe on the neck inflicting a big cut.
He says that Avoko also retaliated by hacking Onen to death with a machete. Okungo says that Avoko was assisted by two other suspects still at large to kill Onen.
Okungo says that the suspects are being pursued. He says that Avoko is being detained to help police with further inquiry.