Kampala, Uganda | By Michael Wandati | The lifeless body of a 2-year-old child, Adrian Keeya, who had been reported missing since November 2, 2023, has been shockingly found without the head, hands, and legs.
The grim discovery, made on November 12, 2023, revealed the child’s body in a swamp at Maganjo ‘B’ in Nabweru Division.
According to an eyewitness, Ainembabazi Masitula, who was entrusted with the care of the child under heavy rain conditions, the tragic incident occurred while she was looking after Adrian Keeya. The child’s mother, Kyalikunda Carol of Wankulukuku, Kitebi, had placed the toddler in Masitula’s care.
Upon realizing that the child had gone missing, a frantic search ensued, leading to the heartbreaking discovery in the swamp.
Deputy Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Area, Luke Owoyesigyire, confirmed that the victim’s remains have been transported to Mulago City Mortuary for a comprehensive postmortem examination. Owoyesigyire emphasized that investigations are underway, and the police are fully committed to conducting a thorough inquiry into this tragic incident.
“Inquiries are ongoing, and the police are dedicated to ensuring a thorough investigation into this heartbreaking incident,” stated Owoyesigyire.
He urged the community to remain vigilant and cooperative with law enforcement authorities. Any individuals with information relevant to the case are encouraged to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.
The discovery of the child’s body underlines the urgency of collaborative efforts to uncover the circumstances surrounding this deeply distressing incident, and the police are actively seeking community support in their pursuit of justice.
“The community is urged to remain vigilant and cooperative with law enforcement authorities. Anyone with information relevant to this case is encouraged to come forward and assist the ongoing investigation,” said Owoyesigyire.