Police of Entebbe is investigating a murder case in which a man allegedly defiled and killed a four year old minor in cold blood.
According to the law enforcement body, the man killed a one Nakalema Eve, a baby class pupil in Entebbe Municipality.
In a statement, Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire said tthe incident was reported by Nicholas Mulekesi, 31, a boda boda rider and resident of Lunyo East, Division A, Entebbe Municipality
“According to the deceased’s father, Ibrahim Sserwadda Katerega, 34, a resident of the same area, he returned back home at around 7:00pm and found two elder brothers of the deceased tracing for her , having disappeared at around 5:00pm. The neighbors joined the search and the body was later discovered dumped at about 10 metres away from the family rental room.” he said
“Our officers intensified investigations and managed to arrest the prime suspect Vicent Mugema, who has admitted to the crime. It is alleged Mugema first defiled the victim. Upon seeing that the victim was seriously bleeding, he decided to strangle her and dropped her where the body was recovered.” he added
The body of the deceased child was conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for postmortem as investigations into the matter continue.
The suspect is being held on charges of murder at Entebbe Police Division.