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Kikuube LC1 chairperson murdered over land dispute

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The murder of Julius Irumba, 43, chairperson LCI of Musaijamukuru village, Buhimba sub-county, in Kikuube district has been linked to a land dispute. Irumba was killed last week by unknown persons who had hired him to transport sand to Masindi. However, when they reached Kinyaya …

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Luzira S.S student detained over murder of school guard

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The senior four candidate of Luzira secondary school who is accused of punching the school guard to death on Tuesday will miss his remaining papers, Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson has revealed. The candidate is locked up at Jinja Road police station …

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UPDF officer remanded over murder of spouse

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Makindye has remanded Major Gordon Joel Atwebembeire, over allegations of murder. Atwebembeire, 47, on Tuesday appeared before the Court presided over by Brigadier Robert Freeman Mugabe, and was charged with one count of murder. Court heard that on October 6th, …

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Two police officers implicated in Wakiso shooting, murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) and others from the police Professional Standards Unit (PSU), have pinned their colleagues over the shooting of a couple in Wakiso district that later resulted in the demise of a mother to a 4-year-old boy. Police headquarters ordered …

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Two arrested in Bukwo over murder of 70 year old woman

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a 70-year-old woman in Bukwo district. The suspects Hosea Kibet, 21, and Alex Murine, 35, were arrested on Thursday by a joint security team comprising the police and the army. Rose Chemokony was killed …

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Concern as nodding syndrome survivors commit rape, murder

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Pader district are concerned over the wild temperament of persons (previously) suffering from nodding syndrome. During the commemoration of World Sight Day in Kitgum municipality on Thursday, the chairperson of the district, Retired Colonel Fearless Obwoya, revealed that the survivors are raping women and …

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DNA analysis pins three suspects in Bukwo CAO murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Directorate of Forensic Science has finally zeroed in on three suspects in the attack and eventual killing of Charles Ogwang, the acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Bukwo district. Ogwang was killed on July 8, as he drove a government vehicle registration number UG-0865Z, …

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Sex workers detained for alleged murder of client

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several sex workers from Wantoni trading center in Mukono municipality have so far spent nine days in police custody and still counting, for allegedly beating to death an unidentified man at their residence. On the night of September 19, eleven sex workers together with the …

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