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Bus tout shot dead in Kisoro district

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Police are investigating circumstances under which one of their own shot a bus tout working with Baby Coach in Kisoro district. Ronald Twijukye from Community Police Post in the heart of Kisoro town shot Stephen Munyantwari, 28, a resident of Kagezi village in Muhindura parish, …

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Ten suspects escape police custody in Rukungiri

Rukungiri, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Three police officers attached to Rukungiri police station are in trouble following the escape of 10 dangerous suspects from detention. They are Sergeant Boniface Muhoozi, Police Constable Wilson Masereka who are detained and Police Constable Reuben Tumwesigye who is on the run. The suspects escaped …

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Suspected armed robber lynched in Kisoro

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†An angry mob has lynched an unidentified armed robber in Kisoro district. The suspect together with two others stormed Kapfurizo town center in Rukongi parish, Nyarusiza sub-county pretending to look for mobile money services around 10pm on Wednesday night. They later fired bullets in the …

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LC 1 chairperson arrested over murder of his wife

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Evaristo Musinguzi, the Kakyibaya A village local council one chairperson in Southern division, Rukungiri district is in trouble for allegedly murdering his wife. Musinguzi, 40, is currently locked up at Rukungiri police station on allegations of killing his wife Elizabeth Madina Nuwamanya, 27. Sam Katuramu, …

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UPDF captain arrested over alleged kidnap

Rukiga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†A Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) officer has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a businessman and demanding ransom. Captain Apollo Kwesiga aged 32, attached to Masaka Armoured Brigade is currently held at Rukiga police station together with Benon Arinaitwe, 37, a driver and Patience Nsiime. …

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Ugandan shot dead in Rwanda

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†A 25-year-old Ugandan national has been shot dead in Rwanda. The deceased has been identified as Justus Kabagambe alias Kadogo, a resident of Rutare village in Butanda sub-county, Kabale district. Ivan Bahika, Rugaga parish LC II chairperson says that Kabagambe was shot on Wednesday at …

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Man detained for torching family house over denial of sex and food

Rubanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Police in Rubanda district have finally arrested a man who ran into hiding after torching his family home because of wrangles with his wife. The suspect is Denis Kwesiga, a resident of Bigyeegye village in Ikamiro parish in Muko sub-county. Patrick Abeneimwe, the Muko sub …

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Kabale man killed in bar fight over woman

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†A 30-year-old man in Kabale municipality has lost his life in a bar brawl over a woman. The deceased is Approx Akampurira, a resident of Kitumba sub-county in Kabale district. Akampurira was stabbed to death at around 9:00pm on Sunday while at New California T&J …

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Two killed in Kigezi over domestic wrangles

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Kigezi police are investigating the murder of two people in separate incidents by their family members. The first incident occurred in Rwesigiro village, Kikarara parish, Bwambara sub-county, Rukungiri district at around 10pm on Saturday where 33-year-old Pius Tugumisirize met his death at the hands of …

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