Five bodies found in witch doctor’s shrine

By Fred Muzaale

Police in Naggalama, Mukono District together with operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence, have arrested four traditional healers and recovered five bodies from his shrine in Kisoga village, Kayunga District.

The Naggalama Division Police Commander, Jesca Naawe has identified the suspects as 27 year old Ssebuyungo Owen, Junior Kibuuka, Fred Kiiza, and Muhammed Wamala.

Naawe says the five bodies, one believed to be of a woman, and the rest of male adults, were in three shallow graves found in a grass thatched shrine.

The entire shrine where the graves were discovered had been cemented and the officers had to dig through the concrete to recover bodies.

She adds that in the graves, were pots filled with what is believed to be decomposing human blood and each body was buried with a Shs 5,000 note.

One of the bodies has been identified as that of a one Zulayika Nansamba Mirembe from Jinja.

Investigations into the matter continue.