14-year-old boy arrested for killing his friend in Lugari

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Mautuma location chief Mrs. Pamela Davava Kulali
Mautuma location chief Mrs. Pamela Davava Kulali

A 14-year-old boy is in police for allegedly killing his 15 year
friend at Makutano village, Mautuma location, Lugari sub county.

Confirming the incident Mautuma location chief Pamela Davava Kulali
said the suspect who is a standard five pupil at St. Louis primary
school started a quarrel with his friend after calling each other
obscene names.

The two boys later engaged in a fight before the suspect hit his
friend with a stone on the head and he fell on the
ground, unconscious.

She said after a few minutes the victim who is a form one student at
Handow secondary school gained strength and walked home but didn’t
inform his parents what had happen.

The chief said that the boy later developed complications that attracted the
attention of his parents who demanded to know what he was suffering
from but he didn’t reveal.

The parents took the initiative to take him to the hospital but he was
unfortunately pronounced dead upon arrival at the Mulimani sub county
hospital.

Mrs. Kulali said police have launched an investigation into the incident
and the main suspect and another friend who witnessed the incident have been arrested.