Police in Kampala Stranded With 10 Children
By Ritah Ainembabazi
Kampala Metropolitan Police is stranded with 10 children that were reported as missing during the Covid 19 partial lockdown.
The children were picked from various places within the Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area.
In a press statement, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says the children are currently being kept at central police station (CPS) children reception center.
Onyango appeals to parents, guardians, relatives or anyone who knows any of the children to come to CPS, Child and Family desk or call 0714403295
The children include a one Lilian 14 years who was picked from Namungoona, Kampala. She comes from Mubende.
One Banenema ( in purple dress) 15 years, she came with her father to Bukalango. She is from Kyegegwa. The father disappeared until now.
One Scovia 11 years from Bugiri. Scovia allegedly came with her brother to Kampala but the brother started misstreating her before she ran away from home. Onyango says they have tried to trace for the brother in Natete but all in vain.
One Kayemba 12 years a resident of Ndeeba, Kampala. He was brought to Police together with his mother who was of unsound mind, later the mother escaped before taking her to Butabika leaving Kayemba at the Station.
The others are Kizza Mackline 15 years from Kibito Subcounty, Fort Portal, Wasswa Mulongo Baahir 12 years from Nkonge Luweero, Nakaami Lilian 17 years from Mbale (Kasanvu), Musinzi Issa from Kamuli, Nakabito F and one Kaliba 6 years.
“We appeal to whatever can help us in tracing for the relatives of these children to contact the Child and Family Protection Unit of CPS Kampala,” Onyango said.