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Judiciary commits to operationalizing Bugiri remand home

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, has affirmed the judiciary’s commitment towards the operationalization of a remand home in Bugiri district, so as to quicken justice for both juvenile offenders and victims alike. His remarks came following a complaint raised by the Bugiri district LCV …

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22 year old found dead in Busia gold mine

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East are investigating circumstances under which 22-year-old Swaibu Wafula, died in a gold mine in Bugiri district. Wafula, a resident of Budde village in Mayuge town council had gone missing for two days. He was found dead in a gold mine after …

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Four arrested over murder of Bugiri businessman

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding four youths suspected to have participated in the killing of 32 year old Ivan Mukisa, a renowned businessman in Bugiri district. The suspects whose identities have been withheld are currently in custody at Bugiri central police station awaiting prosecution. Mukisa was a …

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Bugiri man arrested over human trafficking

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Bugiri district on Wednesday arrested 45-year-old Mohammed Isiiko, the proprietor of Jaro Holdings International Limited, for attempting to traffic young girls and women out of the country. It is alleged that last month, Isiiko gathered 20 girls from different districts within the …

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Aggrey Awori laid to rest in Bugiri

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former ICT minister, Aggrey Awori has this afternoon been laid to rest in his country home, located in Kibimba village in Buwuni town council in Bugiri district. Awori who succumbed to COVID-19 died on July 5th at the age of 82 years. Nafuna Awori, …

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Aggrey Awori to be buried in grave he dug 10 years ago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The late Aggrey Awori will be buried in a grave he built 10 years ago. Awori, the former ICT Minister died on Monday in Kampala. He will be laid to rest at his country home in Kibimba village, Buwuni town council in Bugiri district on …

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Father arrested attempting to sell off daughter

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man in Bugiri district is in trouble after being arrested red-handed trying to sell off his nine-year-old daughter to a witch doctor for suspected ritual sacrifice. The suspect is 34 year old Menculam Ajalu, a resident of Naluwerere trading center in Kapyanga sub county …

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Father in Bugiri arrested for killing his children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Bugiri district have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly killing his two children on Friday night. Fred Kibete, a resident of Buduma A village in Muwayo town council was arrested over the death of his five-year-old son Elvin Mwoyi and daughter, …

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Man detained for wife beating, dies in Police cell

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bugiri district is investigating circumstances under which 40 year old, Nyawuchi Opendi apparently committed suicide inside the police cells at Muwayo police station on Sunday night. Opendi who was alone in the police cells is reported to have strangled himself using his …

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