Another Woman Killed in Entebbe; Death Toll Hits 8

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emillian Kayima

Another yet to be identified woman has been murdered in Kitala, Entebbe, Chimp Corps report.

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Emilian Kayima confirmed the death, whose report he got as he came from the Cancer Run in Kololo.

“Today morning as we wound up with the cancer run in Kololo, we got information of yet another body of a yet to be identified person, a lady,” Kayima said.

The lady, according to the police mouthpiece was “Possibly in her 30s”.

Her body was dumped near the road side and it was recovered by police in a decomposing state.

This comes as the public increasingly piles pressure on police, in the midst of continuous killings of women in Entebbe, the latest being 25 year old  Aisha Nakasinde, whose body was recently found decomposing in a thicket in Kivundira village, Katabi town council.

Nakisinde brought to seven the number of women murdered in the area.

All victims, police has found, are raped first and most have been found with sticks shoved in their private parts, an indication that the murders are not spontaneous.

Kayima, in a recording, revealed that police has already deployed in Kitala to see if they can get leads to arrest the suspects.

“Our officers have come to the area, picked the body and taken it to the city mortuary for post mortem and they are combing the area to establish whether there are possible leads on ground that would lead us to apprehend the possible suspected criminals in this acts,” Kayima said.

He added: “We commend these actions and we ask residents to remain calm and vigilant working hand in hand with the police to fight this crime.”

Amidst grown public unease, Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye issued a statement, dismissing public and media sentiments that the police force has failed on its part.

“Quite to the contrary,” he said, “the (Police) has registered significant strides that include arrests and some of the have confessed.”

Kasingye pointed out in the statement that the suspects arrested in the murder of Narah Wanyana, a student at Airforce S.S in Entebbe confessed to taking part in the crime.

He says the force has intensified the manhunt for other suspects yet to be arrested and that they have “very strong leads.”


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