The registration number UBA570V, the white Toyota Spacio vehicle. That belonged to the NGO staff, 28-year-old Maria Nagirinya Gateni. Its been found dumped in Kitooro, Nateete, Rubaga Division.
According to residents, the car was found parked by the roadside with all its parts intact in the early morning time when most of them woke up. It was closed and windows raised.
Nagirinya, a staff of CIDI (Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) a Non-Government Organisation. It works in the Water and Sanitation sub-sector.
She was as attacked on Wednesday evening at her rented residence in Lungujja, while she waited for her sister to open the gate.
According to a witness who preferred to know her, Nagirinya had returned from work on Wednesday at around late-night hours.
When she was attacked by unknown men who threw her in the same car and drove off with her wailing.
“She reached the gate and by the time I opened, I saw two men in her car and she was shouting; ‘don’t take me help’,.I was stuck and didn’t know what else to do,” the witness said.
The family reported a case of Kidnap under reference 04/29/08/2019.
According to Nagirinya’s father Anthony Lubowa, the family has not yet received any hope that their daughter is fine.
“The office of Kibuye Police told us that when hey saw the vehicle in Kireka. It only had one man driving it and he was in a red coat.
This means that they have dropped the girl somewhere or they could have injured the girl in whatever form. I don’t really know.”
This is the second incident of Kidnap in Lungujja. In 2017, Suzan Magara, a 28-year-old cashier with Bwendero Dairy Farm (BDF).
Along Kabaka Anjagala road in Rubaga she was reportedly kidnapped while driving to her home in Lungujja, Lubaga Division.
Her motor vehicle was found abandoned on the roadside after the kidnap.
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