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Four police officers charged over torture of Kamwenge Mayor

Four police officers have been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for the alleged torture and causing of grievous harm to Kamwenge District Mayor Goeffrey Byamukama. The mayor had been arrested from the Ministry of Lands office in Kampala in connection with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The …

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COMMENT: Right to reappoint Kayihura

Police boss’s reappointment and approval was inevitable based on his successes By David Serumaga Last week, President Yoweri Museveni reappointed Gen. Kale Kayihura as the Inspector General of Police. He has finally been approved by parliament. However, it seems some leaders had not noticed Kayihura’s achievements and had vowed block …

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Drama as MPs disagree on Nalufeenya

Uganda’s Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights has produced two conflicting reports on the alleged torture of suspects at Nalufenya Police Detention facility in Jinja, sparking debate on the matter. In the report that was intended to examine the status of Nalufenya and the alleged cases of torture, the Committee Chairperson …

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When MPs toured Nalufenya

At 12.30pm, following a brief stop at a nearby popular stop, Igar fueling station, a few metres from the Jinja dam, the bus carrying legislators on the Committee on Human Rights turned off to Nalufenya Police Station. After a brief interaction and necessary security procedures, the Ugandan Members of Parliament …

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Kaweesi murder suspects number 20, appear at Nakawa court

Twenty people  including a woman who were arrested in connection with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have appeared before Nakawa Magistrate Court again on Thursday and sent back on remand to Luzira Prison until June 1. According to State Prosecutor Joyce Anyango the investigations into this case …

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TORTURE: Kadaga directs Human Rights Committee to inspect Nalufenya

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has instructed the parliamentary committee on human rights to visit and inspect Nalufenya detention facility and report to the house in regard to torture allegations at the now infamous Jinja-based facility. In her communication to the house during Wednesday’s plenary sitting, Kadaga directed the committee chaired by …

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Kaweesi murder suspects cry out over torture

The 13 suspects who were arrested in connection with the murder of former Police Spokesperson Felix Kaweesi have cried out over the torture they are going through at Nalufenya prison located in Jinja. The suspects were appearing before the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court where they appealed to the magistrate about …

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Seven more charged over Kaweesi murder

Seven more suspects in the murder of  former police spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi were on Thursday brought to court while  Grade one magistrate Noah Sajjabi also issued production warrants for two others. That brings the number of suspects to 22, as 13 were been produced in court earlier. The suspects …

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Police hands back 15 minors in Kaweesi murder investigation

KAWEESI MURDER: 12 minors handed back to mothers as parliament tasks internal affairs minister over their arrest Police on Thursday released 12 of the 15 minors, believed to be children of Abdul Rashid Mbazira and Higenyi Ramathan, suspects in the murder of slain Police Spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The children aged …

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