A one Bushura Najjuko, who disappeared two days to her wedding resurfaced last evening.
Najjuko, a resident of Katereke Cell in Kyengera Town Council, Wakiso district reportedly went missing on Friday last week at 9:00 am while on her way to Shafuras Bride Make-up Shop in Nakivubo for henna treatment.
She was preparing for her upcoming marriage ceremony, which was scheduled for Sunday, March 12, 2023.
However, on March 10, she disappeared and her mother, Aisha Nalukenge reported to the police in Nsangi.
The 24-year-old reported herself to Nsangi police last evening. According to Patrick Onyango, Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Najjuko told the OC CID that she was being forced into a marriage she didn’t want.
Onyango claimed that Najjuko told the police that a man she wanted to marry had been rejected by her parents.
In Uganda, forced marriage is a violation of human rights.