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Man held over machete attacks in Makindye division

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Katwe division have arrested a man alleged to be the mastermind of five machete attacks in the Katwe-Makindye division. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka, a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe, was arrested following the …

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Court dismisses petition against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an election petition filed against Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya on grounds that he was not effectively served by his rival Sulaiman Kidandala. Kidandala’s lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates filed the petition against the legislator accusing …

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Makindye woman stabs husband to death in domestic brawl

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe Police is holding a woman for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Ggangu, Makindye Division on Saturday. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified the deceased as Siraj who was stabbed to death by Saidat Naiga. The suspect was rescued by the …

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Makindye stone quarry kills four

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have confirmed the death of four people in a stone quarry in Bukasa in Makindye division in Kampala city. The Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says the quarry caved in and buried the four men on Tuesday afternoon while excavating stones. The …

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Fire guts Royal Paint factory in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire has gutted the Royal Paint factory in Rukulingada in Makindye division in Kampala destroying property worth millions of Shillings. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesyire says the fire started from one of the paint stores in the factory. He said a team of …

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Police burst Makindye motorcycle theft racket, two arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people suspected to be the ringleaders of the boda boda theft racket in Makindye division have been arrested. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified the suspects as Robert Mugisha and Sam Muyomba. These were arrested in an operation by Katwe police division …

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Businessman remanded over illegal possession of a bullet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Makindye has remanded 34 year old city businessman Francis Bruno Bazibu to Kitalya government prison on one offense of illegal  possession of a bullet. Bazibu was on Thursday arraigned before court presided over by Lt General Andrew Gutti who read …

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