A 10-year-old boy has allegedly stabbed to death a 16-year-old for dating his 11-year-old girlfriend.
There is a manhunt for a 10-year-old boy, a pupil of pupil of Buwali Primary School in Bududa District in eastern Uganda who allegedly stabbed to death a 16-year-old pupil of Bulucheke Secondary School in Bududa District, for dating his longtime 11-year-old girlfriend.
According to the Police, the boy who is a resident of Bunamubi trading centre in Bunamubi Parish in Bukigai Sub County is currently on the run with his father. The victim identified as Sam Watsosi, 16, was allegedly stabbed with a knife below the naval area on Sunday.
Watsosi who was bleeding profusely after he was stabbed was rushed to Bududa hospital bleeding profusely died on Monday. His body is still at the hospital mortuary awaiting autopsy.
Bududa District Police Commander (DPC) Mr Jaffar Magyezi, confirmed the incident on Wednesday morning and said they were hunting for the suspect.
“We are hunting for the pupil, who is currently on the run with his father following the death his colleague,” he said.
There’s high tension in the area as the relatives of the deceased threatening to attack the family of the suspect in retaliation.