Father on the Run after Canning Daughter to Death

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It is alleged that Wesonga and his friend, Steven Wanambuka tied the deceaseds hands and canned her in turns. It is not clear, what sparked off the beating, which ended the minors life.

A man in Mayuge district is on the run after allegedly canning his teenage daughter to death. 54-year-old Ahmed Wesonga, a resident of Busamu village in Malongo Sub County is wanted in connection with the death of his 14-year-old daughter Winnie Nabwire, a former pupil at Golden Junior School in Mayuge town council.

It is alleged that Wesonga and his friend, Steven Wanambuka tied the deceased's hands and canned her in turns. It is not clear, what sparked off the beating, which ended the minor's life.

On learning about his daughter's demise Wesonga fled into hiding, while  Wanambuka was picked up and is in custody at Mayuge Central Police Station.

Busamu Village Defense Secretary Fred Kiyube says that the deceased came to visit his father a week ago. 
Hassan Kilengeti, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department-CID at Mayuge central police station says they have launched a manhunt for the prime suspect. 

"We doing our very best to arrest the prime suspect and our team has mounted search for him in all the neighboring forest reserves," he said adding that the police is already recording statements from eyewitnesses.