POLICE are investigating a matter in which two male juveniles aged five and six were discovered dead in a stationed vehicle after being reported missing.
In a statement, Saturday, Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga stated that Police in Sesheke received a report of four missing children on March 3, but only two juveniles reappeared at their parents’ house the next day, while the other two were found dead.
“Police in Sesheke received a report of four missing children on 3rd March 2022 at around 17: 30 hours. The missing juveniles comprised of a female aged three, three male juveniles aged three, four and five. However, on 4th March 2022 two juveniles, a female and male both aged three reappeared around 06:30 hours at their parent’s home. Regrettably the other two male Juveniles Emmanuel Njamba aged five and Oscar Kalubi aged four were found dead on the rear seat of a stationed Toyota Ipsum registration number ALK 4283 in the yard of M/Mushaukwa Kangombe who is believed to be out in Namibia,” he said.
Hamoonga stated that the bodies of the deceased were found intact with one having bloodstains on the head which is suspected to be as a result of struggling.
“The bodies of the deceased were found intact with one having bloodstains on the head which is suspected to be as a result of struggling while the other body was found with faecal matter. The bodies have been deposited in Yeta District Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem to ascertain the actual cause of death. Police are investigating the matter,” stated Hamoonga.