Police in Kanyanya on Thursday  arrested a maternal uncle for allegedly kidnapping a one year old.

Brian Lukwago, according to investigations, planned to kidnap his one year old nephew two weeks ago and brought Henry Kato on board.

Kato is the driver of the home stead.

The child identified as Vemavarapu Bricklie was kidnapped from Wampamba Zone Kanyanya Kawempe, together with Jamila Nangobi, the maid.

Upon interrogation, the baby’s maternal grandmother, uncle and six other close relatives have been found to be behind the kidnap .

The alleged kidnappers called the baby’s mother demanding for a 50million ransom while coordinating with the victims uncle Lukwago who went home and pressurized the parents to send the required money.

The police maintained a non negotiation policy and began tracking the kidnappers.

Following pressure from police trackers,the housemaid and baby were abandoned in Bweyogerere and given 5000 Uganda shillings as transport to home.

The suspects are currently detained at Kawempe Police Station vide SD REF 16/14/06/2018.

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