Ronald Mulindwa, the Walufumbe Zone Defense secretary, says that they receive several cases of robbery and rape of women by criminals hiding in the same bushy piece of land each week. According to Mulindwa, during their search for the minor, they recovered a mattress, machetes, knives, clothes and sand bags from the same area.
gangs in Kyanja, a Kampala city suburb have found safe haven in a thick bushy
piece of land measuring about 7 acres in Walufumbe Zone along Kisasi-Kyanja
Road. According to information from the residents, area leaders and Kyanja
police, more than twenty people have been robbed, raped or killed in this area.
The land in question belongs to the family of the late Hannington Musoke,
the father to Supreme Court judge, Elizabeth Kyisakye.
fault the caretakers of the land for failure to clear the bush and fence it off
despite their repeated complaints about criminal activities taking place there.
The residents also claim to have reported complaints to police and Kampala
Capital City Authority-KCCA in vain.
crime in this area occurred on Thursday this week involving Rosemary Ngambeki
Purity, a six-year-old girl, who was raped, killed and her body dumped in the
went missing for two days before her body was recovered from the bushy land.
Her grandmother, 60-year old Zalwango Kyamulabi
appealed to security with tears rolling down her cheeks to find the brutal
killers of her grandchild and bring them to justice.
don’t know why I deserve this pain. My granddaughter child was killed in such a
cruel way. I have lost everything, my only appeal to Museveni whom we recently
voted and his government is to find these people killing our children, before
they kill more people’s children and all of us,” Zalwango cried out.
The area LC
I Chairperson, Grace Kamoga told URN that the thick bush has been a killing
spot for criminals over the last three years. According to Kamoga, they have
made several complaints to police and the landowners to do something in vain.
//Cue in: “Tumazze ebanga nga …
Cue out:…naye tusaba government, "//
the Walufumbe Zone Defense secretary, says that they receive several cases of
robbery and rape of women by criminals hiding in the same bushy piece of land
each week. According to Mulindwa, during
their search for the minor, they recovered a mattress, machetes, knives,
clothes and sandbags from the same area.
//Cue In: "Buli
gwebabba bagenda eyo …
Cue Out:… mweba trainingira ebikonde,"//
Residents say they are worried about the
safety of their children who pass the dangerous area on their way to school.
They want government to allow them clear the land and use it for cultivation
since the owners have failed to put it to good use.
//Cue In: "Obwelalikilivu bwetuliko …
Cue Out:…tuli bazadde wano,"//
caretaker of the land identified as David Musoke has not yet commented as he
couldn’t be reached our reporter. His known mobile phone contacts were not
available by the time of filing this story.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police
Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire told URN that they have commenced investigations into the minor’s murder. He however, didn’t explain whether or
not the police have taken note of the concerns of the residents.