The chief magistrate court of Gulu has on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 sentenced to 7 years in prison, the man who was filmed mercilessly beating his grandmother in Omoro District last month.

Brian Okello aged 25, was seen in a video which went viral on social media beating his grandmother Anek Lucy, aged 82, with a big stick at their home in Amilobo village, Ongako Sub County.

Court heard that Okello on April 12, 2020 from Amilobo village unlawfully attempted to cause the death of Lucy Anek. Okello pleaded guilty to charges of attempted murder and torture and was subsequently sentenced to 7 years in prison.

The State Prosecutor, Jerome Angina noted that cases where children are canning the old-women are very common in the area.

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