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UPDF soldier jailed for 101 years over murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Second Division Court Martial in Rubirizi district has sentenced a Uganda People’s Defense Forces -UPDF soldier to 101 years in jail for murder. According to the prosecution led by Lt. James Omondi, Private Bobson Amutuheirize attached to the 27th battalion in Rubirizi district shot …

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Eight arrested over kidnap and murder of man in Kagadi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been arrested in connection to the kidnap and murder of a 22 year-old man who went missing in Kagadi town council. Jacob Tumusiime went missing on December 22, 2020. His body was found dumped in the caves of Kibanga hills in Kagadi …

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17 year-old girl remanded for murdering own child

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiboga magistrate’s court has remanded a 17-year old girl for murdering her newly born baby. Prosecution led by Bushirah Nakanyike told the court presided over by Kiboga Grade One Magistrate, Michael Bbossa that while at Migongolomi village in Kikonda sub county in Kyankwanzi district …

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UPDF soldier shoots civilian dead in Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Hoima has arrested a Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF soldier for shooting dead a civilian. The suspect is Solomon Baker Bakabe who was deployed to guard the camp site for China Railway construction company in Mparo cell Hoima East division along the Hoima-Masindi …

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Police arrests six over murder in Busia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police is holding six suspects in connection to the murder of 47-year-old Alex Omodo, a resident of Angorom village in Sikuda sub-county in Busia district. Omodo was cut on the neck on Wednesday night and his body dumped along the road in the neighbouring Makina …

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Man arrested with decomposing body in his house in Kampala

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man in Nansana Municipality has been arrested after being found with a decomposing body of a young child locked in his room. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango identified the suspect who is currently locked-up at Nansana police station as Jacob Ssesanga, …

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Sexual, murder offenses to dominate Fort Portal Court of Appeal session

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aggravated defilement and murder cases are dominating the list of criminal appeals to be handled during a criminal appeals session in Fort Portal which kicks off tomorrow Monday. The cases are from the Rwenzori sub region districts of Kabarole, Kamwenge, Ntoroko, Bunyangabu, Kyenjojo and Fort …

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Two security guards arrested over murder, robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two security guards attached to Senaca security company have been arrested over the alleged murder and robbery of an unspecified amount of money in Mukono. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman Luke Owoyesigyire said the guards whose names have been concealed are suspected to have participated …

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