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Man arrested after missing son found buried on his compound

By Julius Ojula

Added 25th November 2016 02:57 PM

The body of the 7-yr-old boy was recovered with some body parts like hands, lungs and other internal organs missing

Man arrested after missing son found buried on his compound

The body of the 7-yr-old boy was recovered with some body parts like hands, lungs and other internal organs missing

A 7-year-old boy who went missing for over two weeks in Kaderun Parish, Kobwin Sub County in Ngora district has been found dead.

According to neighbours, Paul Oturukei body was found buried on his father's compound in a garden of potatoes.

According to James Okodel the OC CID Ngora Central Police Station, the suspects include the father Pius Okirima, 30, and his wife Scovia Arionget, all residents of Kadurin village in Kadok Parish in Kobwin Sub County.

He said Okirima is the biological father of Oturukei whose mother died before he married Arionget as the second wife.

Okodel confirmed to New Vision that they had arrested Okirima and his wife after Richard Odongo the boy's uncle reported the matter to Police.

Marry Immaculate Akello the grandmother said the body was recovered with some body parts like hands, lungs and other internal organs missing.

"My grandson has been killed by his own father and this man was again involved in the death of his daughter Christine who died some months back" claimed Akello.

Richard Odongo the uncle to the victim revealed to New Vision that he had been staying with Oturukei since his sister died.

"Okirima came three months back to pick this boy from me calming he wants his boy since he had reached 7 years that is required by law" said Odongo.

"I made an agreement with him and he took the boy from me" he added.

Okirima who is suspected by locals to have killed his son for in a ritual sacrifice had his home burnt and the crops in his garden, including his 200 orange trees, destroyed.

The irate residents stormed Ngora CPS where the two suspects were being detained and Police had to use tear gas to disperse them.

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