Detectives at Natete Police station are investigating the disappearance and murder of Nangobi Leticia, a three-year-old child.
An investigation has been launched at the Natete Police station into the disappearance and murder of three-year-old Nangobi Leticia.
According to Luke Owoyesigyire the deputy police spokesperson, the case first only happened as a disappearance but it was later established that the child had been killed.
Owoyesigyire said a case was opened up at Natete police station after Nangobi’s father reported the disappearance of his daughter which instituted investigations that later led to the arrest of three suspects.
“The child’s father Mutenda Nicholas 32 a resident of Natete Mbawo zone Rubaga division Kampala reported to Natete Police station on the 21/04/2022 the disappearance of his daughter Nangobi Leticia from their home in Mbawo zone,” Owoyesigyire said.
“Three suspects identified as Ahimbisibwe Dative female adult aliases maama Imran, Mutebi Patrick and Namanda Gertrude aliases maama Sandra who were released on police bond since more investigations into the disappearance were needed by the office of the Resident State Attorney.”
Owoyesigyire however noted the team has received new information that Ahimbisibwe Dative and her husband had something to do with the murder.
He said her associates including Asiimwe Anthony, Ssemakula John husband of Ahimbisibwe and Mugenyi Alex were all interviewed and Asiimwe Anthony confessed to having participated in the transportation of the deceased’s body on orders of Ahimbisibwe and buried the body in areas of Nakasozi Mpangala, Kyengera town council.
The police spokesperson, in addition, said a team of detectives was able to locate the burial site and exhume Nangobi’s remains.
“A team of detectives was able to locate the burial site today 19.07.2022 and exhumed the remains , they have been conveyed to city mortuary mulago for postmortem,” Owoyesigyire added.
“The four suspects in our custody at Natete Police station will be charged with Murder. The case file will be resubmitted to the office of the Resident State Attorney with the new findings for advise and sanctioning.”
He further said the team also managed to recover a motorcycle UDH 501W which was allegedly used to transport the body of the deceased child.
He, however, raised more investigations are still ongoing and that the police will provide more details on the matter.