Sad: Missing Luwero girl found murdered

Shocked locals looking at Gift Nannyonga's body dumped in a dam at Ndeeba village, Butuntumula Sub-County, Luweero district
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The 6-year-old girl who went missing on Wednesday in Luwero District has been found dead.

Gift Nanyonga went missing from Joyce Bukirwa, her grandmother’s home at Katuumu village, Butuntumula Sub-County.

Daniel Makubuya an eyewitness says that the girl’s body was discovered on Saturday afternoon by a herdsman, who had taken Cows to the farm. He explains that there were bruises on the neck.

Ronald Ssenyonyi, the Katuumu village LCI Vice-Chairperson says that immediately the girl disappeared, residents and the police mounted a search for Nanyonga, but in vain. He says residents decided to conduct a fresh search after becoming suspicious that the minor could have been killed.

He says that the girl’s father and mother leave in Luweero town and Matugga in Wakiso respectively.

In 2018, a 12-year-old girl who went missing in Luwero district was found dead. Christine Namale Birungi, a primary four pupil of Blessed Future Primary School and resident of Bulinde village disappeared when she went to collect firewood.

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