A 35 year old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his pregnant wife.
According to police, Christopher Iranya, a resident of Ajeri central village, Itirikwa parish in Itirikwa sub-county in Adjumani murdered his wife, Grace Asienzo, the mother of his five children, during a domestic brawl over pocket change on Saturday.
Additionally, Asienzo was five months pregnant.
According to neighbours the couple developed a quarrel over the balance of the money the wife had returned with after shopping in the market.
Itirikwa Local Council III Chairperson Jesus Iranya said the husband was visibly drunk and family members described him as a person of violent character.
Adjumani DPC Ojokuna Elayut said police had already charged the suspect with murder and would arraign him in court any time this week.