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Woman arrested with UGX 9.5 million counterfeit curreny notes

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Masindi police have locked up a 20-year-old woman for alleged possession of counterfeit currency worth 9.5 million Shillings. Fosca Orodriyo was nabbed from Kijura trading center in the Central division of Masindi municipality on Sunday evening, when she attempted to defraud a mobile money agent. …

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Unknown assailants hack Kakumiro man to death

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Unknown assailants have hacked to death a 62-year-old man in Kakumiro district. The deceased has been identified as Damesen Rudakoma, a resident of Kyarukoka village, Kikwaya parish in Kikwaya sub-county. Rudakoma met his death at the hands of the assailants who raided the village on …

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Headteacher arrested over defilement of pupil

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Masindi police are holding Yosea Kiiza, the headteacher of St. Kizito Primary School Murro on accusations of defiling a 15-year-old P.7 pupil. He was picked up on Sunday evening by detectives from Masindi Central Police station. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda …

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22 Buliisa residents hospitalized after food poisoning

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†At least 22 people have been hospitalized at Butiaba health center III in Buliisa district with suspected food poisoning. The patients, 19 children, 2 women and a man whose particulars were not readily available were rushed to the health facility after they were served with …

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19 arrested over cattle theft in Albertine region

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The police in the Albertine have arrested 19 cattle thieves believed to have been terrorizing cattle farmers in the region. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are being detained at the various police stations across the region including …

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Masindi man arrested for biting off customer’s ear

Masindi, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Masindi police are holding a man accused of biting his customer’s ear over a debt of Shillings 200. The suspect is David Katugume 28, a resident of Kibaali village in Miirya sub county, Masindi district. He reportedly bit off the left ear of David Muhumuza 17, …

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Kikuube residents kill 40 cows over land wrangle

Kikuube, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Residents of Bwera LCI in Kyangwali sub county, Kikuube district have killed 40 cows and torched four houses belonging to Pastor George Baguma from Bwera Miracle church over land wrangles. The more than 500 residents are feuding with the pastor over approximately 300 acres of land …

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Assailants kill elderly man in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Unknown assailants have brutally killed a 60-year-old man in Busoiga village, Muhorro town council in Kagadi district. Joroles Kadoma died instantly after being hit on the head with a blunt object at around 11:30 pm. Godwine Alinaitwe, a resident of the area says that they …

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Unknown assailants strangle Kagadi woman to death

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Unknown assailants have strangled to death a woman in Kagadi district. The deceased is 42-year-old Allen Owimaana, a peasant and resident of Kabamba village in Kabamba parish. Owimaana met her death at the hands of the assailants at around 11pm on Sunday night. The assailants …

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Two detained over vehicle theft in Hoima city

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Hoima police have arrested two more suspected vehicle thieves. This brings to five, the number of suspects arrested for vehicle theft in Hoima city. The suspects whose identities have been withheld by the police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested from Kibaati cell …

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