Uganda Police probes suspected child sacrifice in Mukono

Uganda Police probes suspected child sacrifice in Mukono
Child Sacrifice: COURTESY PHOTO/MARCO VERNASCHI

Uganda Police Force are investigating a case of child sacrifice in Katente B village, Nakisunga Sub County, in Mukono District.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the incident was brought to police attention on Thursday 11th by the village chairperson, George Mutumba stating that a body of an unknown juvenile had been dumped in his area.

Owoyesigyire said a team of homicide investigators attached to Mukono Police Station with Scene of Crime Officers (SOCOs) was dispatched to the scene where the body was recovered with missing body organs.

“At the crime scene, a decomposing body of an unidentified male juvenile was found lying in the bush with both hands and feet missing and a deep cut around the neck,” Owoyesigyire said.

Owoyesigyire said a Case file of murder has been registered and investigations into the heinous crime have since commenced. Police said several statements have been obtained from witnesses.

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