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Police focus on fingerprinting to find authors of scare leaflets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the dropping of threatening leaflets continues across the country, police have warned that whoever shows up claiming to have picked such anonymous letters will be subjected to fingerprinting and interrogation. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said they have noticed that people writing and dropping …

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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 Segirinya, Sewanyana face Masaka murder charges

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe South MP Muhammed Ssegirinya and Makindye East MP Allan Sewanyana have been charged with murder and remanded to Kitalya prison over the recent spate of killings in Masaka. They will spend 108 days on remand after being charged with four counts; three of …

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MP want curfew lifted to avert insecurity in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee of Defence and Internal Affairs have asked the government to consider relaxing curfew restrictions in Masaka sub-region to enable the community to respond to cases of insecurity. The committee is in Masaka region following the recent attacks that have …

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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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Buganda MPs give Gen Otafire 30 names of suspected Masaka killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Parliamentary Caucus has given a list of over 30 people suspected to be possible assailants terrorizing people in Masaka to Internal Affairs Minister Gen Kahinda Otafire. The MPs from Buganda led by their chairperson and Butambala MP Muwanga Kivumbi met with Otafire at …

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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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Court dismisses election petition against Bukomansimbi North MP

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Masaka has dismissed a petition challenging the election of Bukomansimbi North Member of Parliament Christine Ndiwalana Nandagire. Anita Tushemerirwe, a voter in Bukomansimbi district petitioned the court demanding the annulment of Nandagire’s victory on grounds of violating parliamentary election laws. According …

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