Police in Kalungu district is investigating circumstances under which a 22-year-old man allegedly killed his parents and brother following a land conflict.
Matia Kalimunda, a resident of Bukulula village is accused of killing his father Vincent Kato, his 80-year-old mother Bena Nalwadda and brother Musatafa Gwalamubisi on Wednesday night.
Kalimunda is said to have hit all the three with a hoe killing hem instantly.
Police revealed that the family had been locked in a protracted land wrangle.
It is said that Kalimunda has for long been asking his parents to give him part of the family land in vain.
Healso accused his brother of building a shrine on their land and claimed that fetishes from this shrine were terrorizing the village.
The OC Kalugu police post Viane Birungi, says they recovered marijuana in Kalimunda’s house.
Police rescued Kalimunda from angry mob that had severely injured him. He is currently admitted at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital as investigations continue.