Gamba’s mother, Olivier Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st, 2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his child.
A father in Buyende
district is in trouble for allegedly selling off his three-year-old son for
ritual sacrifice. The suspect is Anthony Ssebukera, a resident of Kibaale
village in Kidera Sub County.
He is accused of
selling Fred Gamba to Abdul Kitamba, a renowned witchdoctor in Buyende district
on December 15th, 2019 at Shillings 400,000 for ritual sacrifice.
was paraded before journalists on Tuesday morning following his transfer from
Kasese district where he had fled to.
Gamba’s mother, Olivier
Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st,
2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his
She said Ssebukera
fled their home the following day after making the confession, which prompted
her to inform police.
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Shaban Mukalu, the
Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Buyende Central
Police Station, says ssebukera has confessed to the crimes is awaiting
He says a team of
police officers have been assigned to hunt for the remaining suspects still at
Mukalu attributes the delayed arrest of the suspect to attempts by Naibilo
to cover up her husband’s crime.
“We have registered
progress in this case thanks to the community, who forced Naibilo to file a
case with us,” he says.
He however, says they haven’t recovered the
deceased’s remains because Ssebukera claims he was away when the burial took