According to police, the incident happened over the weekend in Kasajja village in Masaka district. Authorities at the hospital (Masaka) pronounced the victim dead upon arrival.
Preliminary police report indicates that the deceased (names withheld) succumbed to internal bodily injuries, according to police spokesperson Fred Enanga.
Police investigations show that the deceased had previously been warned by Makowa to withdraw his love advances towards his mother.
?The deceased was warned but over the weekend he was caught trespassing on the family?s compound before being battered,? Enanga said.
Makowa is the first born of four children in the family. The police could not reliably confirm the specific period the two have been in the relationship.
By Simon Masaba, The New Vision