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Nansana man killed in bar; another killed with married woman

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Two men were killed violently on the weekend in two wrong places in Kampala Metropolitan Area. In Nansana, a man was killed in a bar though all bars in the country are supposed to be closed due to the covid-pandemic, while in Wampewo, another man …

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Fire ravages Uganda Martyrs SS Namugongo dormitory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fire ravaged a students dormitory at Uganda Martyr’s SS Namugongo. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the fire which broke out at around 6 am, started from a two-storied dormitory for senior two and senior three students. Although there are no learners …

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Man succumbs to injuries after torching self to protest rejection

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The man who set himself ablaze to protest being rejected by a woman in Masanafu in Wakiso district has succumbed to the burns he sustained in the fire.  Edgar Kyamunywa breathed his last at Kiruddu Referral hospital on Thursday evening following his admission on Wednesday …

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Two women killed in domestic brawls in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two people were killed by their partners in separate Domestic fights within Kampala Metropolitan area on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Namuwonge Sarah, 24, a businesswoman and resident of Kigoma village in Bujuuko and Kakai Viola, a Nurse in Kiteezi, Wakiso district.  Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police …

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Four year old girl strangled to death in Entebbe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Entebbe municipality has arrested a man for allegedly strangling a 4-year-old girl to death. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified the suspect as Vincent Mugema a resident of Lunyo East, Division A, Entebbe municipality, Wakiso district. According to the deceased’s …

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“I escaped with police handcuffs to save my life” – Pallaso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Musician Pius Mayanja, also known as Pallaso, is accusing the police of assaulting him during an operation conducted at his home in Makindye on Wednesday. The musician who is currently admitted at the Entebbe-based Albert Cook Hospital was initially accused of escaping with police …

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Six arrested over stoning police officers in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Six people accused of stoning police officers and a police vehicle in Kampala have been arrested and are being held at the Kampala Central Police Station – CPS. The accused allegedly spearheaded by John Kabanda and Katongole pelted stones at police officers and police patrol …

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Police recover UGX 200m from robbers in Bugolobi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have foiled a robbery in which a Chinese businessman had lost 200 million Shillings in Bugolobi, a suburb of Kampala. The attack happened last evening. It is alleged that thugs attacked and assaulted Cheng Haitoa, 30, a Chinese businessman and resident of Bugolobi …

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Traffic officers survive mob action in Nabbingo

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two traffic officers have this evening survived being killed by an angry mob at Nabbingo along Kampala-Masaka Road. The angry mob attacked the officers accusing them of causing an accident near Horizon campus on the same road. Preliminary information indicates that two unidentified traffic police …

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