Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were tracked down and apprehended on Monday evening.
Two suspected kidnappers are in custody at Kiruhura
police station. They are Alex Asiimwe alias Isaac and Enos Taremwa, both casual
laborers in Ruhondwa village in Kyakabunga parish in Nyakasheshera sub-county
in Kiruhura district.
They are accused of kidnapping and killing
eight-year-old, Ronald Kangume on July 31st, 2019. It is alleged
that after kidnapping the minor, the suspects demanded for a ransom of US
100,000 to release him or else they kill him.
They reportedly contacted the minor’s family
using different phone numbers and threatened to kill the kidnap victim unless their
demands are met. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region police spokesperson, says the
suspects were tracked down and apprehended on Monday evening.
He says the suspects led police officers to the
bush where they buried the minor’s remains after killing him when they failed
to get the ransom.