The thirst for power for the miraculous is sad. Some people are desperate for it so much so that, they are ready to commit any deadly crime to achieve this.
A 4-year-child has become a victim as a result of the selfish ambition of a Ugandan pastor and his wife.
In other to be more powerful and established, they used the little girl for rituals.
The small girl identified as Trinity Nakisuyi Nabirye Zabeela was declared missing on September 30, 2021.
A case of disappearance was registered at Kakira Central Police Station vide SD Ref. 49/01/10/2021.
All efforts to find her proved futile.
Since then, the girl’s parents and the police have been going to various radio stations in Jinja and Iganga towns in efforts to have the child recovered but all to no avail.
Unbeknownst to the parents, the girl was used for rituals whiles they were going about looking for her.
Prophet Joseph Sserubiri and Felista Namaganda of Deliverance and Healing Ministries in Kakira Market Zone, Kakira Town Council, Jinja, Uganda were arrested on Sunday, December 5, and admitted to have killed the 4-year-old child with the motive of establishing a powerful church.
Well, the case was threatening to go cold until, at the residents’ insistence, police declared the couple persons of interest in their investigation into the crime.
The Kira region police spokesman, James Mubi, who confirmed the development said they tracked the prophet’s mobile phone numbers leading to the duo’s arrest.
“After thorough interrogations of the accused persons, they admitted to having murdered the child in the church with the motive of establishing a powerful deliverance church in Kakira. They are leading police to the place where they buried the corpse,” Mr Mubi stated.
The couple later led detectives to Wanyange Village on the shores of Lake Victoria where Nabirye’s skull was recovered.
The suspects also led detectives to a sugarcane plantation in Kakira where her decomposed body was found.
Pastor Serubiri and his wife rented a garage from John Mulodi’s parents and turned it into a church.