It was a somber mood at Kasanga village in Katuugo town council in Nakasongola district on Monday afternoon as the torso of 8-year-old Yasin Sserunga was laid to rest at his ancestral home.
The former pupil of Destiny Primary School disappeared from his parent's home at Kisule Butanza
village in Luwero district on Saturday afternoon.
His sister explains that Sserunga went missing at around 1 pm shortly after he left him outside the house.
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His body was recovered on Sunday morning following an alert from a casual laborer who found it hanging on a tree without the head,
fingers, or toes.
On Monday, Sserunga's torso was laid amidst calls from bereaved family members and residents for justice as
well as the search for the missing parts.
The deceased's father, Yasin Sserunga described the
death of his child as tragic and devastating to his entire family.
Sserunga said till now he is yet to understand the motive of
the killers but suspects the innocent child was targeted for ritual sacrifice by unknown people.
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Allen Nabatanzi, the mother of the deceased asked the
Police to hunt for the killers to face the law and recover the missing body parts so
that her child rests well in the grave.
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Fred Lubinga, the LC 3 Chairperson of Katuugo town council
says that they suspect that the sacrifice could be linked to unscrupulous
witchdoctors and asked the government to screen their activities if it’s to
eliminate such acts.
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The Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, Patrick Lule commiserated
with the family over the loss of their child and said the search for the killers as
well as missing body parts is still ongoing.
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According to the Police report, at least 50 people were murdered
and one case involved ritual sacrifice in the Luwero district from April to