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DP calls for Otafiire’s resignation, interrogation over reckless statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic party has called for immediate resignation and interrogation of Ministry of Internal Affairs Minister General Kahinda Otafiire, over statements he made in connection to the Masaka killings. While appearing on television on Thursday, Otafiire mentioned and insinuated that if the ruling National Resistance …

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Masaka killings: Four more suspects arrested in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police say they have arrested four additional suspects in Kampala in connection to the brutal killings in the greater Masaka region. Addressing journalists at police headquarters Naguru, Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said they have arrested four suspects who are part of the criminal …

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NUP demands quick investigations and trial of its MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform-NUP has demanded for quicker investigations and trial of the two detained party members of parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana implicated in the Masaka killings. On Tuesday, the Masaka Chief Magistrate’s Court charged the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammed Ssegirinya and …

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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya masterminded Masaka killings – Police

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have stated that Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart Muhammad Ssegirinya, are the people who recruited and deployed greater Masaka machete killers that have left close to 30 people dead. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga at a joint security media …

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MPs blocked as colleagues Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya appear at police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The situation is tense in Masaka town as Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya appear to record statements in relation to the recent Masaka killings. The two opposition MPs representing Makindye West and Kawempe North constituencies respectively were summoned to record statements at …

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MASAKA: Mpuuga calls for professionalism from security

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition-LOP, Mathias Mpuuga has cautioned the government against exploiting the current wave of insecurity in greater Masaka to settle political scores. In a brief statement from his office issued this morning, Mpuuga, says there is a need for Government security agencies, …

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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana summoned over Masaka killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has summoned Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana of Makindye West Constituency, and Muhammad Ssegirinya of Kawempe North Constituency over the killings in the greater Masaka area. At least 26 people have been confirmed to have been killed by unknown assailants in …

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Masaka killings linked to terrorism – Gen David Muhoozi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister of Internal Affairs General David Muhoozi has said that security is investigating actions of terrorism concerning the recent spate of killings in the Masaka sub-region. For close to one and half months, the areas of Masaka city, Lwengo and Bukomansimbi districts which …

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