The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says one of the CCTV security cameras captured the picture of a man who was last seen with Sanyu and is highly suspected to have strangled her.
Police have finally
identified the man believed to have strangled to death Enid Sanyu, a Commercial
Sex Worker in Bwaise in Kawempe division in Kampala a fortnight ago.
Sanyu’s lifeless body was found dumped in a
drainage channel in St. Francis Zone in Bwaise. The body was naked with
clothes stuck inside her genitals.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson,
Patrick Onyango, says one of the CCTV security cameras captured the picture of
a man who was last seen with Sanyu and is highly suspected to have strangled
He says they have since shared his image
with various police stations and divisions in Kampala Metropolitan area for easy
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Police said the suspect’s name and image couldn’t be shared with
the public, saying they have only shared it with people known to the suspect. According
to sources, some people have shared useful clues with the force to the suspect’s
Sanyu’s murder came barely four months after
two other girls were raped and killed in a similar manner in the same zone.
Police faced difficulty while retrieving Sanyu’s body from the water trench with
residents faulted it for failure to bring a sniffer dog to trace the assailant.
Ssalongo Abudu Sekyewa, the Chairman St Francis zone, expressed
concerned over increased crimes in his jurisdiction. Sekyewa rallied police to
intensify patrols in the area especially in the wee hours of the night when
thugs are on the loose.
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.