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Missing Luwero Teacher Found Dead

A Mathematics teacher at Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi and Luwero Seed Secondary School both in Luwero District who went missing last Thursday, has been found killed.

As per his daily routine, the teacher Nathan Ssebugulu on Thursday afternoon, rode his motorcycle a Bajaj Boxer Reg. No. UFT 066Z from Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi to Luwero Seed Secondary School in Katikamu Sub-County, about five kilometers apart.

After rendering his services there, it was after that he rode his motorcycle from the school and headed back home at Kikaabya village in Wobulenzi. Departing from Luwero Seed Secondary School, teacher Ssebugulu reportedly offered a lift to a female colleague. Upon reaching Lukomera Trading Center along Kampala-Gulu highway, the female colleague disembarked and Ssebugulu proceeded alone home at Kikaabya village in Wobulenzi.

Recounting the ordeal, Anthony Ssekibengo, the Head teacher of Mulusa Academy Wobulenzi tells Uganda Radio Network (URN) that after on Thursday evening, Ssebugulu’s wife started calling her husband’s friends asking if they knew his where about since he had no arrived home.

All Ssebugulu’s friends joined in the search. Ssebugulu’s boss at Mulusa Academy, first reported the case of a missing person at Wobulenzi Police Station. Later a joint search of locals and Police was intensified. ‘

On Saturday the body of the teacher was discovered dumped. It’s suspected that he was waylaid by unknown attackers who first tied his hands with ropes after they strangled him. It’s suspected that the assailants targeted his life because they left the body lying next to his motorcycle. It’s also reported according to the female colleague he moved with before dropping her at Lukomera, that they had been trailed by three boda boda motorcycles.

When contacted for a comment, Patrick Lule, the Acting Savannah Regional Police publicist told URN that their team is still on the ground gathering more facts.

Early in January this year, Police in Luwero District launched investigations into circumstances that surrounded the beheading of an 8-year-old boy who was identified as Yasin Sseruga. The incident which was described as a ritual sacrifice occurred at Butanza-Kisule village in Katikamu Sub-County.

The deceased’s parents first reported a case of their missing child to the Butanza-Kisule Local Council 1 chairman Godfrey Kafeero. This was after he failed to return home.


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