The survivor, a resident of Okwamwar Village in Palam Sub County was attacked on the morning of August 11, 2023, while his parents were away in the Ocorimongin weekly market. He was later found in a pool of blood and taken to hospital for medical attention.
Stephen Ocan Apila, the Parabongo LC 3 Chairperson disclosed that the minor’s left limb and arm, eyes and private parts were missing when the body was found. In January, residents also found the body of a young girl slit-open in neighboring Lukole sub-county still in Agago district.
The remains of Gift Ssuubi have been found scattered in thickets at Nsozibirye village by a casual labourer, George Rwabidadi, who was clearing it for farming. Police recovered only the skull, jaw and chest bones. Other parts are still missing.
Dr. Godfrey Zari Rukundo, a Child and Adolescent psychiatrist at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital says Kamugishas mental health is unstable because of the stress he was subjected to while in captivity.
Manshur Suwed told our reporter that prime suspect Sam Ojok has admitted to killing the deceased saying he was hired by John Apenyo, a boda boda cyclist from Lira town.
Further investigation to establish circumstances and motive of the murder is on-going under GEF 03/2014.
A man at the centre of a case that sparked three days of protest in Bukomansimbi is out of police custody. Augustine Kalibala Ssebuliba, the former Butenga LC1 Chairman, was arrested after the remains of a child were found in his plantation.
In the chaos, Dickson Mutebi, a reporter with Bukedde TV based in Bukomansimbi, was stoned by a group of protesters. Mubarak Ssebufu, a reporter with Buddu Media Group who was also at the scene, says the group accused Mutebi of airing reports that claimed Kalibala was engaged in human sacrifice.
The Court of Appeal has this morning upheld the life sentence meted out to jailed city businessman Godfrey Kato Kajubi by the High Court two years ago for masterminding the ritual murder sacrifice of a 12-year old boy Joseph Kasirye.
When the appeal hearing came up this afternoon, state attorney Simon Ssemalemba, informed the court that he was not ready to respond to Kajubiâ€™s appeal as he had just received voluminous documents and that he needed some time to study them in order to ably respond to the appeal.
The 4 month training conducted by the Acholi Child Rescue Team, a community based Organization in Gulu was in the areas of abortion management, Dangers of child sacrifice, Child kidnaps and record keeping among others.