Crime

16-year-old kills two cousins with skills he learnt from movies

Police in Kasanda have arrested and put in custody a teenager accused of killing his two cousin brothers identified as Julius Sebugenyi (15) and Moses Sebuuma (13), both residents of Kamuli village, Racheal Kawala the Wamala Regional Police spokesperson confirmed to this website.

The suspect (names withheld by this publication because he is a minoer) allegedly hit Sebugenyi with a club on the head killing him instantly and strangled Sebuuma to death and buried their bodies.

His arrest stemmed from complaints by residents about his strange behaviour. Kawala says that on interrogation, the 16-year-old suspect confessed to have murdered his cousins and led detectives to the scene where he had buried Sebuuma’s remains to destroy evidence.

The suspect is claimed to have used fighting skills he learnt from the movies he has been watching for a long time to kill his cousins.

Police has called on parents and relatives to be vigilant on the kind of movies their children watch to avoid similar incidents.

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