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It is alleged that Bwana followed his 13-year-old daughter at nearby borehole where she had gone to collect water this morning and grabbed her.
The victim recieving treatment at Kiyunga health center IV.

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Police have launched a manhunt for Emmanuel Bwana, a resident Kamwilungu village in Irongo Sub County in Luuka district for allegedly attempting to sacrifice his teenage daughter. 

It is alleged that Bwana followed his 13-year-old daughter at nearby borehole where she had gone to collect water this morning and grabbed her.    

He reportedly contacted two unidentified who came riding on a motorcycle. They blindfolded the minor and sped off on the motorcycle.   

The victim’s mother, Teddy Nabirye, says she learnt of her daughter’s disappearance around 7:30am. 

She says a search for the girl started immediately throughout the entire village only to find her crying helplessly at a neighboring school, two hours later. 

Nabirye says the girl narrated how her father had forced her to undress and performed rituals on her before unidentified witch doctor inside a shrine in Bumanha Sub county in Luuka district. 

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//Cue in: “ntumye… 

  

Cue out…mumaiso,”. 

The teenager says she had refused to heed to her fathers’ demands but four men forcefully lifted her into the shrine where ritual sacrifices were performed against her will. 

She however, says the witch doctor declared her unclean and commanded the father to look for a suitable candidate after discovering that she her experiencing monthly periods.

//Cue in: “Ba’ndagaine… 

Cue out…we’ndi,”. 

The teenager was taken to Kiyunga health center IV for medical examination and psycho social support.  

Michael Kasadha, the Busoga North Region Police spokesperson, says they are tracking possible leads on the suspect’s whereabouts. 

“Our teams are dispatched on ground to follow possible leads of arresting Bwana, who will face charges of attempted child sacrifice,” he says.               

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