One arrested for the Murder and attempted Murder of two children

One arrested for the Murder and attempted Murder of two children

By Daniel Muwanguzi

The Police at Kasangati are investigating a murder and attempted murder of two children which occurred on Sunday the 3rd 07 2022 at Namavundu village Kasangati town council in Wakiso district. 

It is alleged that on the fateful day, Nakakande Stevia a 23-year-old housewife and resident of the same area sent out her two children Nantongo Annet 8 (deceased) and Nakiboneka Sumaya to buy a book.

However, the children did not return home, until Monday  4/7/2022 at around 4pm , when Nakiboneka was found with serious wounds, prompting a search for her sister.

Unfortunately, Nantongo was recovered dead. Police visited the scene and conveyed the body to city mortuary Mulago, while Nakiboneka was taken to Mulago hospital in critical condition.  

The Police have embarked on investigations and have since arrested a suspect identified as Mubatizi John with the help of a canine that led us to his premises from the crime scene where the children were found.

Statements recorded are attributing the murder of the girl to ritual practice purposes. 

The suspect will be interrogated and more details about this heinous act will be provided in due course.  

In the meantime, parents should be mindful of the movements that their children make and always caution them against advances from strangers.

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ASP Luke Owoyesigyire 

Deputy PRO KMP 

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