UGANDA: 2yr old daughter of police officer of Very Important Persons Protection Unit (VIPPU) kidnapped, murdered
RIP LOWENA MURUNGI
Pastor Kidnaps, Kills Police Officer’s Daughter in Mbarara
CHIMPREPORTS – Police in Kinoni, Rwampara in Mbarara is holding two people for kidnapping and killing a two-year-old girl.
Godfrey Ngasirwe, a self-proclaimed pastor in the area and Amon Kamugisha, a saloon attendant in Kikoni trading center on April 12, 2018 at 11pm at Kinoni Trading center allegedly kidnapped Lowena Murungi, a daughter to Marion Musimenta and Andrew Muhumuza, a police officer attached to Very Important Persons Protection Unit (VIPPU) in Nsambya.
The kidnappers using SIM card number 0700623115 belonging to Ngasirwe demanded for a ransom of Shs5 million promising to return the baby once the money is received.
The search for the victim started immediately and ended on April 19, 2018 at around 09:30am at Rurenje cell, Nyarubungo Parish, Kinoni sub-county in Mbarara district when the two suspects were arrested.
After his arrest, it was established that another sim card no 0702445930 had been used by the main suspect in the handset of Kamugisha who was also arrested on April 17, 2018 and found to be part of the crime.
The suspects were thoroughly interrogated and Ngasirwe led police to the swamp where the victim was found dead.
Police said more suspects are to be arrested as inquiries continue —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: April 20, 2018 at 05:21PM