Suspected Prostitute Killed in Kawempe

Police in Kawempe are investigating a case of suspected murder by stabbing that happened at Lufura zone Bwaise in Kawempe division.

The deceased was identified as Nakagwa Easther about 25 years old, sex worker and a resident of Lufura zone Kawempe division, Kampala district.
The suspect is unidentified and is on the run.

Its alleged that today 30 Dec. 23 around 8:00am, one of the workers of Okatho Inn Guest House located in Bwaise kawempe was moving around inspecting rooms on reaching infront of room four, he saw suspected blood which had flown under the door and immediately notified Police.

Police responded and visited the scene.
The scene was thoroughly examined and documented, statements were recorded from relevant witnesses.

A number of exhibits were recovered from the scene and they include; the murder weapon (a knife) with suspected blood stain, scaff, cap, a plate with suspected blood stains, a blue cup in suspected blood stain, red cup, two bottles of nile special beer, torn condom cover, a box of condom, used condoms and bottle of water.

The recovered exhibit at the scene plus suspected blood stain are to be submitted to forensics laboratory for analysis.

Seven suspects including the manager and workers of the guest house were arrested to aid in investigations and they are being detained at Kawempe police station.

The body was taken to Mulago city mortuary for postmortem. Police’s findings at the scene and testimonies from eye witnesses are that the deceased came to rent at the alleged crime scene on 27 Oct 2023 to do her sex work business.
It was also established the the deceased body was partly under the bed in a pool of blood.

The deceased was putting on a white patra with a red blouse soaked with blood.
It was also established that the incident took place on the floor of the room not on the bed since there was nothing seen on bed like blood.

Out standing inquiries that is remaining are to arrest the suspect, interview and record his statements.

Shared ASP Patrick Onyango KMP PRO

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