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Ugandan Police Link Severed Head At Parliament To Missing Child1 minute read

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Ugandan Police have linked the severed head of a child brought to the country’s parliament by a 22-year-old man to a headless body found in Kampala.

22-year-old Joseph Nuwashaba had attempted to gain entrance into Uganda’s parliament on Monday with his gruesome package. He was arrested and detained by the country’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

Now, the police have said that a DNA test has proven that the severed head belonged to five-year-old Faith Kyamagero, a daughter to pastor Charles Ssenyonga of Kyamulibwa in Masaka city.

The parents had also identified the head as that of Kyamagero and police has handed it over to them for burial.

Nuwashaba was said to be the family’s farm hand.

Mr Nuwashaba told police officers after his arrest that he had intended to deliver the severed head to parliamentary speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

The speaker has not commented on the incident.

She told MPs on Tuesday that she was waiting for the outcome of police investigations.

According to the CID spokesperson Charles Twine, investigation detectives are going to take Nuwashaba for a check-up to determine his mental status.

Twine added that detectives will also find out whether the suspect was working with other people and the other murders he could have participated in before the Monday incident.

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Death Toll In Ghana’s Collapsed Church Building Now 18

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The number of people killed in the collapsed church building in the Eastern Region of Ghana has increased to 18, local police said on Thursday.

Francis Gomado, the spokesman for the Police in the Eastern region, said the death toll stood at 14 as of late Wednesday but went up again with four more bodies recovered early Thursday.

“The recovery work has been slow because of inefficient equipment, and individuals have been assisting with what they have,” he said.

He said about ten persons have been rescued alive and are receiving medical treatment, while the head pastor of the Church of Prosperity Akwa Isaac is in police custody to assist in investigations.

The Church of Prosperity’s three-story building located in the rural town of Akyem Batabi in the Eastern region of Ghana collapsed on Tuesday, trapping dozens of worshippers.

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#EndSars protests Day 15; Pictures from Lekki Toll Gate.

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It’s Day 15 of the #EndSars protests in Nigeria, below is a photo story of the remains of Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, two days after peaceful protesters were shot at this location.

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#EndSARS: Attempted Jail Break Reported At Nigeria’s Ikoyi Correctional Centre

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There are reports some hoodlums attempted to break into a prison in Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos State.

Local media reports claimed that policemen and soldiers arrived at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre after prison authorities sent out an SOS on Thursday.

A video, seen by News Central, showed smoke billowing from parts of the prison while inmates could be seen running.

Gunshots were also heard from the prison.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, said the cause of the fire could not yet be ascertained but policemen had been deployed in the prisons.

“We don’t know the cause of the fire but we are there on the ground. We have mobilised to the place. We will give details later,” he said.

At least two prisons have been attacked this week as a protest seeking police reforms and an end to a rogue police unit in the West African country turned violent after over a week of peaceful demonstrations.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State imposed a curfew on Monday after hoodlums stormed the Medium Security Correctional Centres on Sapele Road and at Oko, Airport Road and freed almost 2,000 inmates.

A second jailbreak was reported in Ondo State on Thursday.

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