Police in Bulenga is holding a 40 year man who kidnapped and murdered a four year baby after he failed to get a ransom of shs 10m from the parents. The suspect in custody has been identified as Deo Mukisa a resident of Kiraka Bbira Nakabugo Parish in Wakiso District. The deceased whose body was found by police has been identified as Elvis Kibule.
According to the relatives of the deceased, the case of kidnap was reported on 24th January in Bulenga. Relatives added that two days later they started receiving different phone calls from unknown people demanding a ransom of shs 10m if they want their child alive.
“If you want to see your child alive just give us shs 10m in not later than three days. If you delay we shall kill him,” a relative to the deceased told. He added that the parents failed to raise the money in the period they were given and Kibule was finally murdered.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire, “Kibule was reported kidnapped on the 24/01/2019 and Police investigations led to the arrest of Mukisa.
Owoyesigire in a statement said that the suspect has confessed to the kidnap and murder cases.
“Yesterday the police was able to recover the body that had been dumped in a swamp around Kireka Bbira,” said police mouthpiece.
The body was picked and taken to Mulago for Postmortem.
He added that later the suspect also led police officers to the scene where he dumped the body of his girlfriend whom he had killed earlier.
He confessed to the murder by poisoning and the deceased had been reported missing at Central Police Station in Kampala a few days ago.