The Police at Kasangati have arrested one suspect in connection to the murder and attempted murder of two children which occurred on Sunday the 3rd 07 2022 at Namavundu village Kasangati town council in Wakiso district.
The suspect has been identified as Mubatizi John who was caught with the help of a canine that led officers to his premises from the crime scene where the children were found.
It is alleged that on Sunday, Nakakande Stevia the mother to the children sent 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 alive but with serious wounds, prompting a search for her sister.
Unfortunately, Nantongo was recovered dead.
According to ASP Luke Owoyesigyire Deputy PRO KMP, police visited the scene and conveyed the body to city mortuary Mulago, while Nakiboneka was taken to Mulago hospital in critical condition.
Owoyesigyire says statements recorded from the scene are attributing the murder of the girl to ritual practice purposes.
He added that the suspect will be interrogated for more information.
He cautioned parents to be mindful of the movements that their children make and always caution them against advances from strangers.