Police at Kikuta in Bukomansimbi District are investigating circumstances under which unidentified person kidnapped and hacked a 3-year-old girl.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at Kyakajwiga village in Kitanda Sub County, Bukomansimbi district.
Jane Nakato 3 was kidnapped from her grandfather’s home Livingstone Kimbugwe by unknown people. According to the girl’s mother Annet Nakibule, the attacker took advantage of absence of people at home.
Nakibule says that they left the toddler home playing with other children and went to the garden.
Sam Kantongole a neighbour, says that he was shocked to find the minor lying unconscious in a pool of blood behind his home. He says that he sounded alarms that attracted residents to the scene. Nakato had deep cut on the neck and other body parts.
The Southern Regional Police Spokesperson Lameck Kigozi, says that police has started a hunt for the kidnappers.
“The attackers took the advantages of the minor being alone at home at the time of the incident to attack and injure her, this kind of negligence should stop if the problem of kidnaps and child sacrifice is to be addressed” he added.