Kitgum woman breaks husband's legs over Ugx50,000 cash box money

Posted on Feb 14, 2024
By LTAuthor


A 26-year-old man is nursing injuries after his wife (whose name has been concealed) broke both his legs in a fight over Shs 50,000 cash box money on Sunday in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality.

Mr. Ronald Ocakacon, a Boda Boda rider in Corner Mission is said to have stolen the money from their house and used it for drinking alcohol.

Mr. Abala Vincent, the Lemo East Chairperson said that when the wife learnt that her money was missing, she got furious and a fight ensued between her and Ocakacon. She then overpowered Ocakacon and eventually broke both his legs.

Mr. Abala said that when he tried to intervene, Ocakacaon confessed to picking the money without his wife’s consent.

Mr. Abala decried the rising cases of Gender Based Violence in Lemo East and asked couples to seek peaceful means of solving conflicts. He also called for respect for each other and urged couples to always agree over family expenses to avoid wrangles.


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