A 30-year-old man in Rukungiri is on the run after stabbing to death his 74-year-old grandfather.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman identified the deceased as Bernard Barugahare, a resident of Kanyankyende village in Bugangari sub county.
The deceased, he says, was last night at around 9Pm attacked by his grandson one Kamwesigye Jackson alias Boy.
The suspect was reportedly incensed at the non-payment of his wages for the work he did for his grandfather as a casual worker.
Maate says Kamwesigye grabbed his grandfather outside house and stabbed him in the neck to death in the presence of the latter’s wife one Tugumisirize Edisa, 73.
Edisa tried to make an alarm which attracted the neighbours that they arrived too late.
Maate says police visited the scene and recovered the murder weapon, a knife, and the body was taken Rwakabengo healthy center 111 mortuary for post-mortem.
The manhunt for the suspect is ongoing.