Police in Pader is holding a father accused of assaulting his son to death for refusing to attend school.
The suspect is Denis Omony, a resident of Omaki Gira village in Ogom sub-county, Pader district.
Omony reportedly hit his 7-year-old son, Richard Odokonyero, a primary one pupil of Pader Ogom primary school in Pader with a stick on the head killing him instantly on Wednesday afternoon.
Omony reportedly accused the minor of refusing to put on his school uniform and report to school. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River police spokesperson says Omony will be charged with murder.