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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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Nagirinya murder suspects charged, remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people suspected of plotting the kidnap of social worker Maria Nagirinya and her driver Ronald Kitayimbwa, have been charged with kidnap with intent to murder, aggravated robbery and murder. Nagirinya, an Assistant Project Manager at Community Integrated Development Initiative was kidnapped by unknown …

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11 Nagirinya murder suspects released

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team investigating the kidnap and murder of social worker, Maria Nagirinya and her part-time driver, Ronald Kitayimbwa, has so far released 11 suspects. Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Flying Squad Unit-FSU, Crime Intelligence –CI and Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID had arrested 18 …

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Entebbe Expressway security beefed up

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has tightened security along the Entebbe Expressway following the assassination of two people on Friday morning. Melina Tumukunde and Joshua Ruhegyera Ntereho were gunned down at Nambigirwa Bridge towards Mpala in Katabi Town Council in the wee hours of Friday morning. Corporal Davis …

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Police arrest PC Davis Taremwa in Entebbe-Expressway murder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Police have arrested PC Davis Taremwa as they step up investigations into the double murder that took place Thursday night on Entebbe Express-Way. FULL UGANDA POLICE STATEMENT The Directorate of Criminal Investigations is actively investigating a suspected car shooting which occurred on the …

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Two shot dead in car at Nambigirwa Bridge on Entebbe Expressway

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people were Thursday night shot dead at Nambigirwa Bridge along the Kampala Entebbe Expressway in mysterious circumstances. Those shot dead have been identified by police as Joshua Ruhegyera Ntereho, a bodyguard, and a one Merina Tumukunde. The second victim was identified by her husband …

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Missing NGO staff found dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have recovered the body of Maria Nagirinya who went missing two days ago. Her body was discovered on Friday near a swamp at Nakitutuli along the Mukono-Kayunga road in Nama Sub County. The body was found covered with dry grass and had cuts …

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