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Six arrested over murder of juvenile in Kikuube district

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six suspects are in custody at the Kikuube central police station following the brutal murder of a 10-year-old boy. The suspects have been identified as; Dickson Ainebyona, Juliet Sanyu, Emmanuel Ampire, Lucky Nabasa, Jenepher Atuhura and Gloria Kawala, all residents of Kidooma village in Kizirafumbi …

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Kikuube: Two wanted over mob justice

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kikuube District are hunting for two people over acts of mob justice. The suspects are Phillip Kakombabitooke, a resident of Kyamugoba village in Kabwoya sub-county, and Charles Irumba of Kisembya village. The two reportedly mobilized a mob that lynched Julius Kugonza 25, a …

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Hoima: Two herdsmen arrested over murder

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima police are holding two herdsmen accused of murder. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations allegedly together with others still at large connived and killed Pithuwa, a fisherman attached to Kabarangwa landing site, in Kibiro parish, Kiganja Sub …

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Fire guts Hoima town mosque primary school dormitory

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dozens of pupils of Hoima town mosque nursery and primary school in Hoima city are in tears after losing their property to a fire that gutted their dormitory on Tuesday evening. The fire started at around 5pm when pupils were still attending lessons. The …

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Two hacked to death for alleged connivance with land grabber

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have met their death at the hands of angry Hoima residents for allegedly conniving with a land grabber. The angry residents of Rwobunyonyi, Kirindasojo, and Kihohoro in Buraru sub-county lynched Frank Musabe and Sam Kakooza, both residents of Rwobunyonyi village on Monday evening …

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Robbers break into Biiso town council offices

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown criminals have raided Biiso town council offices in Buliisa district taking off with a computer and a printer. The thugs raided the town council offices in the wee hours of Monday morning. Peter Oketch, the Biiso town council LCIII chairperson told Uganda Radio network …

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One arrested over arson attack in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One suspect is in police custody in Hoima in connection to an arson attack that claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman. The suspect whose particulars have since been withheld by the police for fear of jeopardizing their investigations is alleged to have raided Kibengeya …

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British National collapses, dies in Masindi hotel

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A British national has collapsed and died in her guest room in Masindi hotel. The deceased has been identified as Katelia Khushid Banu, 37. The incident happened at around 12am on Monday. A worker at the hotel who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition …

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Police constable detained for shooting civilian

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima police are holding one of their own accused of shooting and injuring a civilian. The suspect is police constable Jeremiah Mukwana from Hoima City Central Police Station. It is alleged that while conducting patrol on Tuesday night together with Noah Nabugere, Mukwana found Juma …

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Body of teenager retrieved from Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of a teenager who drowned in Lake Albert in Hoima district has been retrieved. Fishermen recovered the body of 16-year-old Komakech Obama around 8pm on Monday. Obama who was attached to Kiryamboga landing site in Buseruka sub-county met his death around 4am on Sunday …

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