By Weswa Ronnie
Police of Mbale city has arrested two witchdoctors for abducting and sacrificing a 5 year old boy.
The suspects identified as Jamada Isiko and Ibrahim Isiko both residents of Cisse cell, Namatala ward, Industrial city division in Mbale city were arrested yesterday 31st August 2022.
According to Abed Gumono, the LCI chairperson of Cisse cell, Lukman Musamba, the father of the late reported to him about the disappearance of his boy three weeks back.
He adds that in the report, the father suspected the two witchdoctors for sacrificing his son having been tipped by one of his neighbors.
Gumono mobilized locals and alerted police who stormed the duo’s shrine and threatened to lynch them if they didn’t locate the missing boy.
The LCI chairperson says the witchdoctors pleaded guilty and took them to a nearby sugarcane plantation where they had buried the remains of the boy.
“We got a decomposing body of the missing boy with missing private parts and we arrested them immediately although locals wanted to lynch them.” Gumono said.
Musamba the father of the late urged government to abolish fake witchdoctors that are mushrooming in the country.
Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson confirmed as the suspects have been arrested and are currently at Mbale CPS waiting to answer charges of murder.