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Angry residents set ablaze 10 houses avenging deceased relative

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Relatives of a local council chairperson who died after a bar brawl in Kagadi town council have torched more than ten houses to avenge his death. Geoffrey Byaruhanga, 47, the former LC1 chairperson of Nyamigisa cell in Mpeefu town council died on Friday last week …

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22 year old arrested for using forged academic papers to join LDU

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 22 year old man has been arrested for allegedly presenting fake academic documents at the ongoing recruitment exercise of Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel in Kagadi district. The suspect has been identified as James Kasozi, a resident of Muruha cell in Kagadi district. It …

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240 people arrested as police raid birthday party in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kagadi are holding 240 people following the weekend raid on a birthday party. Police rounded up the suspects on Saturday night in a raid on Divine guesthouse in Kagadi town. The suspects were attending a birthday party organized by Joachim Ategeka in contravention …

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Suspect commits suicide in police cells

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspect has committed suicide at Isunga central police station cells in Kagadi district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson identified the suspect as Geoffrey Matala, a mechanic and a resident of Kisegya village in Isunga sub-county of Kagadi district. The incident happened on Saturday …

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Two arrested over brutal murder of a woman in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police are holding two suspects in connection with the brutal killing of a woman in Kagadi district. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested over the weekend from various parts of Kagadi. The two suspects, one man …

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Two family members hacked to death in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people from the same family have been killed by unknown people who raided Kitemba village in Kagadi district. The deceased persons have been identified as Stephen Kiiza, 62 and 12-year-old Phiona Asaba. The incident happened at around 8: 30 pm on Thursday when the …

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Eight arrested over kidnap and murder of man in Kagadi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been arrested in connection to the kidnap and murder of a 22 year-old man who went missing in Kagadi town council. Jacob Tumusiime went missing on December 22, 2020. His body was found dumped in the caves of Kibanga hills in Kagadi …

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Armed thugs rob UGX 8M, motorcycle from Kagadi businessman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Armed thugs have robbed 8 million shillings from a businessman in Kagadi town. The victim is Daniel Muhumuza, 38, a resident of Bukwara trading center in Kicucura sub-county Kagadi district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Muhumuza was put at gunpoint by …

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