Four arrested for allegedly taking part in the disappearance and Murder of a three year old child
Detectives at Natete Police station are investigating the case involving Nangobi Leticia,3, which was first reported as a disappearance case but later turned into a murder.
On the 21/04/2022, Mutenda Nicholas,32 the child’s father and resident of Natete Mbawo zone Rubaga division Kampala reported to Natete Police station the disappearance of his daughter Nangobi Leticia from their home in Mbawo zone.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Police Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan revealed that officers immediately instituted investigations that later led to the arrest of three suspects identified as Ahimbisibwe Dative, a female adult, Mutebi Patrick and Namanda Gertrude who were however released on police bond.
Owoyesigire noted that the team has however received new information that Ahimbisibwe Dative and Ssemakula John (her husband) had something to do with the murder. Her associates Asiimwe Anthony and Mugenyi Alex were all interviewed.
Asiimwe Anthony confessed to having participated in transportation of the deceased’s body on orders of Ahimbisibwe and buried the body in areas of Nakasozi Mpangala, Kyengera town council.
Through investigations into this disappearance as required by the office of the Resident State Attorney, the team recovered a motorcycle REG No. UDH 501W which was allegedly used to transport the body of the deceased child.
On Tuesday, 19th July 2022, a team of detectives was able to locate the burial site and exhumed the remains, which have been conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for postmortem.
“The four suspects in our custody at Natete Police station and will be charged with Murder,” said Owoyesigire.