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Man on the run for kidnapping, murdering stepson after splitting with mother

In a shocking revelation that has stirred the community of Wakiso, authorities have launched an intense search for 40-year-old Vincent Ssekanjako, accused of the brutal murder of his 3-year-old stepson, Muwanguzi Muyige, in what appears to be an act of revenge following a family dispute.

Police Spokesperson SCP Fred Enanga

Police Spokesperson SCP Fred Enanga detailed the harrowing events leading to the young child's death on March 26, 2024, urging the public to aid in capturing the suspect to ensure justice for the innocent victim.

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Ssekanjako, a casual worker from Temangalo village in Wakiso, had been embroiled in a domestic conflict with Nakintu Florence, the mother of the deceased, over allegations of theft that escalated into violence.

Florence, having discovered the theft of a mobile phone, a TV, and Shs100,000 from their home by Ssekanjako, decided to leave with her son for her friend's place at Temangalo trading center on March 25, 2024, seeking refuge from the turbulent relationship.

The following day, in a deceitful bid to reconcile, Ssekanjako approached Florence, requesting her to return home. Seizing the opportunity, he took his stepson under the pretense of buying soda, only to vanish, leaving the mother in a state of panic.

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Her fears were realized late that night when the community's search led to the grim discovery of the young boy's body in a nearby room, revealing a fatal blow to the head inflicted by Ssekanjako with a sharp object.

This tragic incident underscores the perilous conditions under which children in some communities live, with SCP Enanga expressing a firm commitment from the police to not only apprehend Ssekanjako but also to address the broader issues of child safety and domestic violence plaguing society.

The police have appealed to anyone with information on Ssekanjako's whereabouts to come forward, emphasizing the importance of community cooperation in combating such heinous crimes and safeguarding the welfare of the most vulnerable members of society.

The hunt for Ssekanjako is ongoing, with authorities vowing to leave no stone unturned until justice is served for young Muwanguzi Muyige.

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