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Bagyenda gets 32 year jail term for murder of Enid Twijukye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High court has handed Brian Bagyenda, a pharmacist and two others a 32-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Enid Twijukye, a student of Makerere University Business School on January 4th, 2017. The others are Innocent Bainomugisha, a cleaner and Vincent Rwahwire, …

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Soldier guns down three in Gulu

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier is on the run after shooting three people dead in Gulu. The incident happened on Monday evening in Vanguard sub ward, Vanguard Parish, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality. The dead have been identified as Beatrice Ajok, 52, …

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17 arrested over New Year’s day murders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police have arrested 17 suspects behind the murder of 29 people during the New Year celebrations. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the suspects were arrested in various parts of the country. Some of the murders registered during New Year’s Day celebrations occurred in districts …

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UPDF deserters, 2 others sentenced to death by hanging

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Four people, who were earlier convicted of murder by the General Court Martial have been sentenced to death by hanging. The four are Bob Anichan, a UPDF Deserter formerly attached to Uganda Military Academy Kabamba, Dennis Mangusho, formerly attached to the 63rd Battalion, a …

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Four people convicted of murdering mobile money agents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Four people have been convicted for the murder of two mobile money agents in Zana along the Kampala-Entebbe Highway. The convicts are Bob Anichan, a UPDF deserter formerly attached to Uganda Military Academy Kabamba, Dennis Mangusho, formerly attached to the 63rd Battalion, a casual labourer …

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Zimbabwe VP’s wife in court on attempted murder, fraud charges

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president was remanded in custody on Monday after appearing in court to face charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband. Marry Mubaiwa, 38, who is the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, was arrested by Zimbabwe’s anti-graft commission …

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Murder suspects of mobile money agents face trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The General Court Martial in Makindye has ruled that four suspects facing charges of murdering two mobile money agents have a case to answer. The agents including Harriet Nalwadda and Moreen Nakabuubi were shot dead by unknown assailants who were moving on motorcycles on June …

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DPP faulted for delayed trial of Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Director of Public Prosecution has come under criticism for delays to start the trial  of fourteen suspects charged with the murder of former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The suspects are Umar Baganda, Ahamada Senfuka, Hassan Tusiime, Ibrahim Kissa, Osman Mohamed Omarite, Hamidu …

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Police officer charged over Entebbe expressway murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A police constable Davis Taremwa has been charged with two counts of murder, over a shooting that claimed two lives along the Entebbe Expressway, last month. Taremwa appeared before the magistrate’s court in Entebbe yesterday afternoon. The court heard that on September 5, 2019, …

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