Six People Arrested Over Murder Of A Toddler In Bugiri


Police in Bugiri district have arrested six people in connection to the murder of Okalo Okisham,a male Juvenile aged 2 and 1/2 years, Samia by tribe who went missing on 3rd July 2019 from the home of his grandmother identified as Ajambo Scovia, aged 32 years resident of Matovu A village, Nankoma sub-county in Bugiri distict.

The mother of the victim made a report at the Police Station in Bugiri on 6th July 2019 and a hunt for the child begun till the body was discovered in an abandoned shrine. Those who have been arrested to help in the investigation include Ajambo Scovia, Mugenyi Majidu, Kawanguzi Adam, Mukama Hassan, Mutanda Badru and Igaga Juma. The victim’s body has been taken to the hospiatal for postmortem.

Deputy Police Spokesperon Polly Namaye revealed that some of the arrested people are still in police custody for screening and interrogation.

”We also have arrested Nabireeba Winston 27 years of age, a barber and resident of Soweto cell, Namuwongo in Makindye Division in connection to the murder of son identified as Akakwasa Rodman aged 1year and ½. The incident occurred on 1st July 2019 at about 1600/c. The   suspect was arrested as he attempted to commit suicide and rushed to Mulago hospital for immediate intervention and is under Police close monitoring. A knife was recovered from the scene and exhibited while the body of the victim was taken to hospital for Postmortem.”she said.



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