The Rwenzori East Regional police spokesperson Nelson Tumushime told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that Katusiime stole the baby from the parents on Wednesday at around 9:00 pm and disappeared with her to unknown destination.
The first incident was reported by one Shafic Mubiru, who was driving a vehicle registration number UAJ 320S. He was attacked along the railway crossing at Kireka Trading Centre by two juveniles who were moving on motorcycles amidst a traffic gridlock, on Thursday evening.
Akuku says that her husband Wandera arrived at the facility when medics had already immunized the baby. Upon his arrival, Wandera tricked Akuku by sending her to buy airtime of 500 shillings at the nearby mobile money agent shop and when Akuku left the him with the baby, Wandera gave the minor a drink of poison that he had come with in his pocket.
On that day, Kwagala narrates that she left the girl in the house and ran to the shops but never found her home when she returned. Although she thought that she could have wandered in the neighbourhood, the child never returned and has never been found to this day.
According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhamad Nsubuga, the deceased has been identified as Lydia Nakabubi. She is from the same family that lost three members in the accident, which claimed 14 lives on the spot, on Thursday morning.
Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says that more than a thousand bags of charcoal, unburnt charcoal kilns and numerous makeshift camps were uncovered in the areas of Awenolwiyo East, Awenolwiyo and Bur lobo village in Lokung East Sub County.