A 9-year old Primary Two pupil of Rugendabara Primary school in Rugendabara-Kikongo town Council has been discovered dead.
Daniel Kambale Ssalongo the LC3 Charperson Rugendabara-Kikongo town Council has identified the deceased as Swamiah Ithungu, a daughter to Musa Kisuki and Hadijah Kabugho both residents of Burambira village in Burambira ward, Rugendabara-Kikongo Town Council.
Kambale told ugreports.com that the deceased went with his friends yesterday to collect firewood along River Lhume Valley but she remained behind to gather more firewood.
To the surprise of the community members, Ithungu did not return home and was today morning discovered dead by the people who had gone to the river to fetch water.
According to Kambale, the young girl was discovered having been slaughtered by the wrong elements in society.
He appealed to the parents to watch out the movements of their children and ensure their safety.
Police from Hima Divisional headquarters arrived at the scene of crime and took the body to Hima Health Centre III for a postmortem examination.