4 Witch doctors arrested with 5 human bodies

Some bodies had decomposed beyond recognition

He was arrested with three others, all witch doctors. They were identified as Junior Kibuuka, Fred Kiiza Semanda and Muhammed Wamala and have been taken to Naggalama Police Station.

Shallow graves

Ms Naawe said the suspects will be charged with murder. She said one of the bodies is of a woman and the rest are of male adults.

She said the bodies were dug up from three shallow graves in Ssebuyungo’s grass-thatched shrine.

Each body was buried with a Sh 5,000 note.

DNA test

Police also recovered spears, and pots containing what is suspected to be human blood. Blood samples were picked to be taken to the Government Analytical Laboratory while the bodies, which had decomposed beyond recognition, were taken to Mulago hospital for DNA testing.

Ms Naawe asked the residents, whose relatives went missing, to report to the police. She said DNA tests would be carried out on the bodies for the complainants to find out whether the deceased are their relatives.

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