Njeru Witchdoctor Held for Attempting To Kill

New Vision (Uganda), Sep. 14, 2002

Police in Njeru, Mukono district, are holding a <A HREF="http://www.apologeticsindex.org/w02.html" "javascript:void(0);" onmouseover="return overlib('Click for research resources on witchcraft’, CAPTION, ‘Link Info…’, HAUTO, VAUTO, SNAPX, ‘5’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>witchdoctor who allegedly attempted to sacrifice a 12-year old girl taken to him by a client for a ritual.

Jonathan Angura reports that Sam Matovu, 25, of Nsenge village where he is also the LC1 chairman, reportedly attempted to sacrifice Joy Nangobi, a primary four pupil of Nakibizzi primary school in Njeru. The officer-in- charge of Njeru police station, Willy Olweny, said the arrest took place on Thursday.

Nangobi was reportedly kidnapped by unknown people as she returned from school. They allegedly took her to Matovu to use her to perform a ritual.

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