Police says the suspect who was arrested on suspicion of murdering two Congolese girls at old Kampala has confessed to the crime. Police however adds they are yet to establish the motive.
Malimali Ndihoma Sisco Mashal Justine, was arrested by AVIPOL at Entebbe Airport while trying to flee the country and forwarded to Old Kampala police on suspicion that he might have killed the two girls whose bodies were found decomposing in an apartment at Kakeeka zone in Rubaga Municipality on January 6, 2019.
Police received a call on January 6th 2019 at about 2pm, from one of the Kakeeka zone local council leaders reporting an incident of a person suspected to have died inside a locked house.
The area commander together with the scene of crime officers, forensics officers visited the scene, cordoned off the perimeters and on making the search, two female decomposing bodies were recovered.
The deceased were identified as Hulda Njiba and another one only identified as Safi.
Safi and Njiba had been reported missing from Entebbe on January 4, 2019 vide Entebbe Police CRB 006/2019.
Now, police say Malimali confessed to the murder though he claimed it was a kidnap.
Investigations however reveal that, Malimali and Njiba were involved in a love relationship before Njiba got another boyfriend. It is highly suspected that Malimali killed Njiba in revenge for betraying their love.
Police opened up a file vide CRB 030/2019 and the suspect is currently detained at Old Kampala Police Station as more investigations to establish the real motive are ongoing.