Man arrested for severely caning an elderly woman (Photos)

Police in Omoro district, Uganda have in custody a male suspect who was caught on a video caning and torturing the elderly woman identified as Mego Anek Lucy 82 years old.

Okello Brain 30, was arrested on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at around 2 am while “hiding in a deserted grass thatch house 200 meters away from his actual house.”

This followed a shocking video that went viral on social media showing how the victim was viciously caned and tortured on the April 12, 2020, from her home in Amilobo village, patuda parish ongako sub-county Omoro District.

“A case file of torture and attempted murder has been registered under SD 11/13/04/2020 at Ongako Police station,” said police in a statement.

“The victim was rushed to Gulu Regional Referral hospital for treatment and medical examination and relevant statements obtained,” added police.

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