Seven year Old Boy Burnt to Death in Agago.

Security in Agago district is investigating the death of a seven year old child who was burnt in a house in Akado parish, Akado village Kalongo Sub County.
The victim is, Solomon Odera a primary one pupil of Kalongo primary school, he died on Tuesday night at around 11:00 p.m after fire gutted the house he was sleeping in.
Ray Okwir, the Agago resident district commissioner says the deceased was sleeping in the house with his three year old brother by the time of the incidence.
The RDC who is also an uncle to the children says the deceased hid himself under the bed when the house was on fire, his brother however escaped unhurt when neighbors broke into the house and identified him but could not identify the whereabouts of Odera.
The mother of the children, Lillian Adiyo and their father Charles Ocitti were at the trading centre attending to their shop.
Lillian Adiyo said she locked the two in the house and left a candle burning under a plastic chair which is suspected to have caught fire.
The RDC suspects that the house was set ablaze by an arsonist. A case of murder by burning has been registered at Kalongo police station vide SD 02/9/5/2018.
Aswa river region police spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema says the matter is under investigation and no arrest has yet been made.
By Emmy Daniel Ojara.Agago.

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