Kenneth Tukamushaba, the Officer in Charge of Kagadi Central Police station told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that Bagonza placed several announcements on Local Radio stations in Kagadi on Monday announcing the mysterious disappearance of his daughter and also filed a complaint with police.
The Nakawa RCC, Anderson Burora noted that most parents are in the habit of sending children to villages during such breaks. He however, asked parents to avoid the practice this time around, saying it could be another form of transmitting the virus easily.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says police have launched investigations into the matter. He says they have contacted all relatives of the missing children who have confirmed that they are not with them.
Charles Obecen, the father to the late Samuel Owuuchi, says they fled leaving behind the minor in their house. He says the law enforcement officers torched his house burning the minor beyond recognition. Obecen says he has never accessed his land since the incident because of heavy military deployment not until Wednesday when legislators visited the area.
Ellen Eva Ssuubi, the Executive Director of Wells of Hope, a Non-Government Organization that looks after prisoners children says that in the absence of parents and caregivers, most of these children are left to face lifes challenges at an early age, driving them out of school into child Labour, early marriages, and sometimes, prostitution.
Julius HaKiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday Morning that the Children were dumped in Buloba, Wakiso district on Monday night at around 9 pm by yet to be identified persons. They were later picked by Buloba police.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Katende, duped parents that he had been sent by a Born Again Church Trust to secure scholarships for needy students. Each parent paid between 50,000 to 100,000 Shillings to have their children registered for the scholarships.
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He says the suspect after committing the gruesome act attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself on a tree but he was rescued by police who immediately on getting the information rushed to the area.
To reduce risks of rapid urbanization and provide urban children and youth especially girls and young women with hopes and opportunities, the report recommends improving education facilities, creation of social protection polices and skilling youth
Paul Wataka, the Luweero District Police Commander, says that the children stumbled on the gun as they were trying to find a peg where they could tie a calf. He says the minors decided to take the gun to Kasana Police Station, which is about a kilometer away from where they found it.
During their stay at the facilitys childrens ward, the children are fed on milk, eggs, porridge, millet and a collection of pre-prepared formulae and nutrition foods distributed by the Ministry of Health.