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Police hunts for 11 year old boy for pouring acid on businessman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira road division police is hunting for an 11-year-old boy accused of pouring acid on a businessman, Shafik Agaba. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the unidentified boy approached Agaba’s shop at around 9:30 pm on Sunday holding a jug containing liquid. Agaba, who was …

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Acid victims cite Injustice in Courts of Law

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Acid attack survivors stormed Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court demanding the bail granted to Kyambogo University Lecturer James Kazungu, who is on trial for pouring acid on his Lover’s face be cancelled. The victims clad in White T-shirts with words “Together for an acid free Violence …

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Kyambogo University Lecturer charged for defacing lover with acid

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Kyambogo University Lecturer James Kazungu Alupo was Monday charged before Nakawa Magistrates court with the attempted murder of an alleged lover using acid. Kazungu who teaches at the faculty of Civil Engineering also faces charges of domestic violence. He appeared before Chief Magistrate Jamson Karemani and denied …

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Man who plotted acid attack on Kampala city lawyer remanded

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A man said to be involved in a second acid attack against city lawyer David Tebusweke Mayinja last month, has been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and charged with conspiracy to murder and attempting to commit a felony. Nuhu Isha a driver and resident …

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THIS WEEK: Mbarara councilor suffers acid attack

THIS WEEK: Mbarara councilor suffers acid attack Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.08 a night before he was set to appear before the commission of inquiry investigating land matters, Amos Katureebe the councilor for Nyamityobora in Mbarara was attacked by unknown persons who poured acid on him. Katureebe who …

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London acid attack injures at least five

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  An acid attack in east London injured at least five people on Saturday, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related. Police said they were called just before 8pm (1900 GMT) to the Stratford …

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NGOs team up to help Ugandan acid-attack survivors

Julie Bukirwa an acid survivor and a mother of two has told of her story of physical, social and emotional pain after the acid burns she suffered. She has called upon government to come up with strict laws on acid sale in Uganda and also heavy punishments for the perpetrators, writes Jimmy Siya. Two …

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