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Two SFC soldiers arrested for killing Luweero resident

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two soldiers who were allegedly hired to kill a resident of Luweero have been arrested. The two soldiers attached to the Special Forces Command-SFC at Nakasongola Cantonment, have been identified as Private Apiku Jackson and Private Olobo Sadiq. They were allegedly hired by one …

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Lawyers yet to access jailed Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The pre-trial conference of suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi has flopped at the International Crimes Division of the High Court. This is after the defence lawyers told the court that they have not been able to access two …

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Isingiro man murders his two children, leaves wife in coma

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man in Isingiro has chopped his two children to death and attempted to kill their mother before taking his own life by poisoning. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says Celestino Byamukama, a resident of Rwengando cell Nyarubanga parish in Masha Sub …

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Court of Appeal upholds Uwera Nsenga’s 20-year-jail term for murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has upheld the 20-year jail term given to Jacqueline Uwera Nsenga for the murder of her late husband, Juvenal Nsenga in a disguised vehicle accident. Justices Afonse Owiny-Dollo, Elizabeth Musoke and Cheborion Barishaki upheld the sentence in their verdict delivered on …

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Soldier remanded for killing airforce commander

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial has remanded Lance Corporal Max Omutojo for murder. Omutojo is alleged to have killed Major Sulaiman Wafula, the former Uganda People’s Defense Air Force Officer in-charge of garrison in Nakasongola air force wing. Omutojo a sector commander in the Air …

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Police sniffer dogs aid arrest of 7,000 murder, robbery suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A review of specialized police units’ contribution to fighting crime in the country has revealed that sniffer dogs have helped in arresting 7,203 suspects of murder, robbery and sexual related offences. The analysis was conducted last month by the Directorate of Research and Planning which …

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State applies for witness protection in Kaweesi murder trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has filed an application in the International Crimes Division of High Court seeking to protect witnesses in the murder trial of former Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The former Uganda police spokesperson was gunned down together …

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Police releases 8 arrested over Makerere student murder

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight residents of Makerere University who had been arrested in connection to the murder of Emmanuel Tegu, have been released. Tegu, a third year Veterinary Medicine student at the University was roughed up and died on July 4 as a result of …

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