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Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye. Courtesy Photo

Two Children Missing after Namugongo Martyrs' Day

According to the Police, 62 were recovered and 58 of them reunited with their families, while four are still at the Police and two are still missing. Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye identifies the missing children as Kwikiriza Batesa and Kibalama Joshua.
posted onJune 5, 2019
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By Kampala Post Reporter

Sixty four children were reported missing during Martyrs’ Day commemoration at Namugongo on Monday.

According to the Police, 62 were recovered and 58 of them reunited with their families, while four are still at the Police and two are still missing. Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye identifies the missing children as Kwikiriza Batesa and Kibalama Joshua.

“We call upon anyone whose child went missing at Namugongo shrines to contact the child and family protection office at CPS Kampala (0714403295) for assistance,” she said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

“The Police noted that the number of reported cases reduced from 89 cases in 2018 to 46 cases in 2019, of these 46 cases, 40 are reports of suspected stolen mobile phones,” Namaye revealed, adding that 11 suspects were arrested.

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