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OPM: Six OPM staff arested by IGG over new Sh11 billion Karamoja scandal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six members of staff from the Office of the Prime Minister have been remanded to prison for alleged embezzlement of sh11 billion under Karamoja’s Peace Initiative. The six are Deogratious Masigazi, the Under Secretary/head of the Pacification and Development Program, Joshua Abaho, the Senior Assistant …

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Former MP Mubarak Munyagwa remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa, along with four other individuals, has been remanded to Luzira Prison on charges of malicious damage to property and conspiracy to commit a felony. The decision was made by Chief Magistrate Doreen Karungi Olga at Kajjansi Chief …

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Police arrests 54 students at Nansana ‘smoking festival’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested 54 students who were participating in a smoking festival organized in Kibulooka, Nansana West Ward, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district. The arrest came after residents of Kibulooka reported excessive noise coming from the students’ party. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police …

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LC 3 Chairperson arrested for murder in Koboko

Koboko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LC3 chairperson for Lobule sub-county in Koboko district is currently in police custody for his alleged involvement in a murder case. Sulaiman Banga was arrested on Saturday as the police suspect his involvement in the deaths of Suleiman Data and Siliman Awadi, both residents of …

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Joy arrested after reportedly stabbing husband to death in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joy Biira, a resident of Nabisalu Wasswa Zone in Makindye Division in Kampala, has been detained by the Katwe Policing Division on suspicion of killing her husband, Benson Baluku. According to Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, preliminary information suggests that on March 26th, 2023, …

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Trump suggests he will be arrested next week

Washington, USA | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday that he will be arrested next week. Trump, in a post on Truth Social, wrote that “illegal leaks” from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office indicate that he “will be arrested on Tuesday of next week.” “Take our nation back,” …

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Kanungu accounts officer arrested over ‘missing’ sh77 million

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charles Mugisha, the Kanungu District Senior Accounts Assistant has been arrested for allegedly embezzling funds worth sh77.320 million. Mugisha was arrested on Wednesday by detectives and officials attached to the Inspectorate of Government (IG) led by Sam Agaba, the IG in charge of Kigezi …

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Court halts arrest of businessman Mukesh Shukla

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has halted the execution of an arrest warrant issued against businessman Mukesh Shukla Babubhai for failure to pay costs after losing an election petition to Nakawa West Member of Parliament Joel Ssenyonyi Besekezi. The stay of execution was on Friday issued by …

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NUP leaders at Makerere in hiding following student’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of Makerere University students and former student leaders affiliated with the National Unity Platform-NUP political party are in hiding for fear of being arrested following the recent death of a student. Police are investigating the chaotic scenes that mattered the guild campaigns at …

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