BY OKOODI DEO
Grief engulfed the people of Nyarubungo in Rwampara County in Mbarara district, following the Murder of a two year old toddler.
Murungi Lowena Era a first born daughter of Muhumuza Andrew a police officer attached to very important persons protection unit (VIPPU) in Kireka, was allegedly kidnapped by a Pentecostal church pastor on 12th April and immediately demanded for a 5 million shillings ransom from her parents.
Though the parents alerted police they however paid some money to Kidnappers but to their surprise the Kidnappers strangled the toddler and dumped the body in a swamp around Rugando Sub County along Mbarara Ntungamo district.
Police tracked and arrested the Pastor Ngasirwe Godfrey who after interrogation led security to the swamp where the body was retrieved this morning.
Mbarara district police commander Jaffar Magyezi said the Kid was strangled by pastor’s wife after learning that police had arrested some their people adding that the dumping of the body in the swamp was disguise that the kid had drowned.
He said eleven people have so far been arrested in connection to the murder of the toddler, among them is a sixty year old man who recently also Kidnapped a student in the same Sub County but police managed to rescue him.
Rwizi region police spokesperson Kasasira Samson said the suspects are undergoing serious interrogation to find out why people from the same Sub county Kidnapped and killed such a young child
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.