Police has Monday recovered body of the missing International Hospital Kampala (IHK) doctor, Cathy Agaba, lifeless in a septic tank in a compound of her home in Muyenga, Kampala.
Dr Cathy Agaba went missing on Sunday April 13 and Police has since been searching for her.
Her brother as well as her boyfriend realized she was missing after three days of unsuccessful attempts of reaching her on phone, Police said.
It was then that they filed a missing person case at Kabalagala Police Station in Kampala, on the night of Tuesday April 16.
Police then lodged investigations and search operation which led to the arrest of a number of suspects including a Ugandan doctor based in the U.S.
On Easter Monday, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango confirmed that Dr Cathy’s body has been discovered after the arrest of her house security guard who had been on the run.
The security guard was tracked and arrested by operatives of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in Apac district.
“The body of the late Dr Cathy Agaba was recovered today in the septic tank in a compound in Muyenga where she was staying,” Onyango said.
“This was after we arrested the askari (security guard) who had run away. We arrested him from Apac [northern Uganda district] from where he admitted that he killed the deceased and led us to the septic tank where the body was found lifeless,” Onyango told SoftPower News.
The area chairperson said the suspect was also found with some items of the deceased.
“We are in shock in Muyenga, with my eyes I have seen the body of Dr Cathy Agaba being recovered from a septic tank after being killed by Obonga Ronald who was a security guard at his place,” the area Chairperson told reporters at the scene on Monday.
A phone, television set and woofer belonging to the late doctor were also’r also found with the suspect.
The 24-year-old was arrested Sunday night in Lango. Police and residents of Muyenga are still gathered at scene.