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Missing Luwero Girl Found Dead

Gift Nanyonga went missing from Joyce Bukirwa, her grandmother’s home at Katuumu village, Butuntumula Sub-County.
11 Apr 2021 09:04
Shocked locals looking at Gift Nannyonga's body dumped in a dam at Ndeeba village, Butuntumula Sub-County, Luweero district

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The 6-year-old girl who went missing on Wednesday in Luwero District has been found dead.

Gift Nanyonga went missing from Joyce Bukirwa, her grandmother’s home at Katuumu village, Butuntumula Sub-County.

Daniel Makubuya an eyewitness says that the girl’s body was discovered on Saturday afternoon by a herdsman, who had taken Cows to the farm. He explains that there were bruises on the neck.

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Ronald Ssenyonyi, the Katuumu village LCI Vice-Chairperson says that immediately the girl disappeared, residents and the police mounted a search for Nanyonga, but in vain. He says residents decided to conduct a fresh search after becoming suspicious that the minor could have been killed.

He says that the girl’s father and mother leave in Luweero town and Matugga in Wakiso respectively.

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In 2018, a 12-year-old girl who went missing in Luwero district was found dead. Christine Namale Birungi, a primary four pupil of Blessed Future Primary School and resident of Bulinde village disappeared when she went to collect firewood.

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