Kidnappers Demand UGX 120M Ransom for Rubanda Child Top story

1872 Views Rubanda, Western Region, Uganda

In short
Ahereza a daughter to Judith Asiimwe, from Kibuzigye same sub county, went missing on July 16th 2018, on her way to school. The victim was last seen being given a cake by unidentified woman.

Kidnappers holding a 6 -year -old  girl, Angel Ahereza are demanding for 120 million shillings ransom for her release. 

Ahereza,  a top class pupil of Kibuzigye Primary School in Bubaare Sub County, Rubanda district went missing on July 16th, on her way to school.  The victim was last seen being offered a cake by unidentified woman.  

Judith Asiimwe,  says that she has tried to trace for her daughter in vain.

Joseph Besigye, the grandfather says that kidnappers rang him this week demanding 180 million shillings but reduced the amount to 120 million shillings. Besigye says that he lacks money to give the kidnappers.   

Besigye says that the kidnappers claim to be holding Ahereza in Bombo, Kampala.

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The head teacher of Kibuzigye Primary School, Francis Twesiime, says that efforts by the school administration and parents to find the child have failed. 

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The Rubanda District Police Commander, Tai Ramadhan says that the matter is being followed up by police.


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Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.

Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.

A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.