A first-year student at Makerere University is reported to have been raped and killed over the weekend.
The school of medicine under college of Health Sciences, Mulago announced Mirembe Desire Jemimah’s death saying she was a 1st year student of language therapy.
Bala David Bwiruka, Makerere Guild President, also confirmed her death saying he had already visited her family’s home in Makindye, Lukuli to deliver his condolences on behalf of the Makerere University Students Guild leadership.
“I have managed to see the one of the late’s relatives, Tina and I have delivered my consolations to the family, and burial arrangements shall be communicated later,” Bwiruka said.
He demanded that Police and other stakeholders in the country’s security sector leave no stone unturned as they make full-scale investigations to bring to book the culprit (s) behind this heinous crime.
Mirembe was first reported missing by her friends on Monday under the hashtag #FindDesire.
She has gone to Jinja after short prayers at her place of worship, The Phaneroo Fellowship that takes place every Thursday at the MTN Arena in Lugogo.
On Saturday night, she sent her mother a text message informing her that she was stranded in Jinja and needed some cash.
Her body was found Tuesday afternoon at a morgue in Kawolo, Lugazi.
The report says 19-year-old beautiful raped and later beheaded.
City businessman, Frank Gashumba and Kalungu Member of Parliament, Joseph Ssewungu, joined Guild President Bwiruka to console the family.