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Man apologises for murder of Makerere University student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dickens Agumeneitwe, a suspect in the murder of Makerere University student Jackline Nakabembe, has asked for pardon, saying that he never intended to kill her even after a disagreement between them. Nakabembe was reported missing for more than a month in October until her …

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UPDF major further remanded for alleged murder

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Grade I Magistrate Peace Elizabeth Lamunu on Friday further remanded Maj. Vincent Byaruhanga to kauga prison until December 8. Maj. Byaruhanga, based at Lugazi Engineering Brigade was arrested and remanded on November 9, together with Ssozi Musisi, on accusations of murder and fueling land …

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DPP grapples with evidence in Katumba shooting case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The prosecution is yet to disclose all the evidence they intend to rely on to pin eight suspects accused of murdering the daughter and driver of Transport and Works Minister, General Edward Katumba Wamala. The suspects are, Yusuf Siraje Nyanzi, Hussein Sserubula, Muhammad Kagugube, Sirimani …

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Police hunt Isingiro councilor on the run for alleged murder

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Isingiro district is hunting for the Nyamuyanja sub county councilor for alleged murder. Alex Atwebembaire representing Nyamuyanja parish to the sub county is accused of taking part in the beating to death of Happy Lawrence alias Kakoyera, who has been a resident of …

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UPDF Major arrested for alleged murder

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mukono has arrested Maj. Vincent Byaruhanga for alleged murder. On Saturday, Maj. Byaruhanga of Lugazi Engineering Brigade allegedly commanded a group of youths that attacked a rival group hired by Hussein Lukwago and Nuru Musoke, to secure land boundaries and also evict …

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Two remanded for murder of Indian businessman

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been remanded in connection to the death of Patel Kuntaj, a 24-year-old Indian businessman in Kisoro district. The suspects are; Patel Hatel, 48, a businessman and proprietor of Imperial supermarket in Kisoro town, and Godfrey Ntibakunze alias Kafeero, 35, a boda boda …

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Severed head returned, 2nd burial for Wakiso businessman

Police said the locals provided information that led to the arrest of one Jjingo and William Kalibala. The duo, according to Owoyesigyire, also helped police to arrest their third accomplice Samuel Bahati Kitto Namayumba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso policing division has gone to court seeking an order allowing …

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Family struggles to get body of murdererd Makerere student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was drama at Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA mortuary at Mulago on Friday as the siblings of the murdered Makerere University student, Jackline Nakabembe, demanded for her body. Nakabembe was murdered at the start of last month by her boyfriend Dicken Agumeneitwe. …

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Body of missing woman found in sugarcane plantation

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga North on Friday launched enquiries into the death of 51-year-old Fidah Mwoyo, a resident of Bukyatifu zone, Kisozi sub county, in Kamuli district. A farmer who had gone to clear part of his sugarcane plantation within the same village on Friday morning …

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Four arrested over murder of LCI chairperson in Kikuube

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four suspects are in police custody in Masindi district for the alleged murder of 43-year-old Julius Irumba, the LCI Chairperson of Musaijamukuru village in Buhimba sub-county. They are Richard Nyaika 38, a resident of Bweyale in Kiryandongo, Stephen Aliganyira 32, a resident of Bucunga village …

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