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CMI, police arrest six suspects over GISO’s murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team comprising of operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI and police have arrested six suspects in connection to the murder of Odismus Lukambwe, the Kyampisi Gombolola Internal Security Officer-GISO in Mukono district. Lukambwe died on March 7th, 2022 at Mulago National …

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Seven brothers arrested over murder of businessman

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region has intensified the search for Shaban Malore’s killers, with the arrest of his seven brothers on Monday bringing the total number of those arrested to ten. The suspects are being detained at different police stations within Jinja city. Malore was shot …

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Kakumiro police arrests four suspects on murder charges

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kakumiro are holding four suspects on allegations of killing a 30-year-old man. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of raiding the home of Tadeo Kyeyune in Kyemengo village, Kesengwe sub-county on Sunday night and hitting …

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Ten shot dead in Buffalo

Washington, USA | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden has been briefed on “the horrific shooting” in Buffalo, state of New York, that took place on Saturday afternoon, according to the White House. Biden “will continue to receive updates throughout the evening and tomorrow as further information develops,” White House …

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Businessman shot dead in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in the Kiira region is investing circumstances under which, a Jinja-based businessman Shaban Malore was shot dead on Saturday night. Malore is reported to have been shot dead by two attackers who were riding on a numberless motorcycle. He had just arrived at …

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Jinja sugarcane tycoon killed in mysterious incident

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The mutilated and beheaded body of a prominent businessman in Jinja City has been found in a sugar plantation, with all indications that he was subjected to ritual sacrifice. Now Police in Busoga East are investigating circumstances under which the  53-year-old George Waidha, a …

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Kato Kajubi seeks Supreme Court review of sentence

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Godfrey Kato Kajubi has applied to the Supreme Court asking the justices to review their decision that upheld his conviction and subsequent life imprisonment for murdering a 12-year-old boy Joseph Kasirye. In July 2012, the then Masaka High Court Judge Mike Chibita found Kajubi …

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Three arrested for murder in Lwengo district

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Lwengo district has arrested three people for allegedly being part of a mob that killed a 25-year-old man on suspicion of house breaking and theft. The deceased has been identified as Frank Tushabe, a resident of Lwekisuga village in Malongo sub-county. The suspects …

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Tororo NRM secretary general jailed 30 years for murder

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Tororo has sentenced the Tororo District National Resistance Movement-NRM Secretary-General Richard Ojore, to 30 years in prison for murder. Ojore, Geoffrey Imai, and Moses Emojong were arrested in September 2020 and charged with three counts of murder, attempted murder, and aggravated robbery. …

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