By Ronaldo Kalangi
Kampala,Uganda: The Special investigations Unit (SIU) of Police in Kireka is holding a man who allegedly murdered his girlfriend, then later kidnapped a young boy whom he also killed after demanding money from his parents as ransom.
Deo Mukisa , a resident of Kireka Bbira, Nakabugo Parish, in Wakiso district, was arrested early this week for allegedly kidnapping and murdering 4-year-old with his accomplice Elvis Kibule. Police detectives revealed to SpyUganda that Kibule was initially reported to have kidnapped the boy on January 24th, 2019 but Police investigations led to the arrest of Mukisa, who later confessed to kidnapping and murdering the boy. The suspect was nabbed from a hideout in Bulenga Township. After serious interrogation on January 30th, 2019 police was able to recover the boy’s body which had been dumped in a swamp around Kireka Bbira . The body was picked and taken to Mulago for Postmortem.
However, after intense interrogation, Mukisa also confessed to have killed his girlfriend and dumped the body in Lubigi swamp along the Northern Bypass. He led police officers to the scene where he dumped the body, although it was not there by the time they reached the scene. He confessed to have murdered her by poisoning. Actually, the same girl had been reported missing at Central Police Station a few days ago. Sources reveal that he spent some days hiding until trackers from Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) alongside police officers managed to locate where he was hiding. Kampala metropolitan spokes person Luke Oweyesigyire said that the suspect will be charged with murder and kidnap when investigations are completed.