Aswa River Region Police Spokesman David Mudong said
Police in Kole district are detaining a 28-year-old man on charges of killing two people at his home.
The suspect is Moses Ongom, a resident of Beiko Village, Aboke Subdistrict of Kole District.
Police identified the deceased as Ambrose Okwir, a cousin brother of the suspect who was reportedly having an affair with Adong Connie, the suspect’s 23-year-old wife and second victim of the murder.
Area Police spokesman Jimmy Patrick Okema said the duo were at the suspect’s home around 11 p.m. on November 14, 2022 when the suspect found them in bed together.
The suspect stabbed both of them multiple times with a knife, killing them instantly.
The alerted police went to the scene of the crime and arrested the suspect.
Both bodies were taken to the morgue at Lira Regional Referral Hospital for autopsy while the suspect is in police custody at Kole CPS.