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Eighth suspect in Gen Katumba shooting remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The eighth suspect in the double murder case of General Katumba Wamala’s daughter and driver has been remanded to Kitalya government prison. The suspect is Huzaifa Wampa alias Kanaabe, a 34 year old and resident of Nyimba Kikomeko Bombo in Luwero district. Wampa whose hands …

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Tortured Katumba shooting suspects undergoing treatment – Prisons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Prisons Services-UPS has said the suspects in the assassination attempt of Gen. Katumba Wamala are currently undergoing treatment at Kitalya prison where they were remanded last week. Last week, the five suspected people who are allegedly connected to the shooting that led to …

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Four Katumba attackers were shot dead – Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General’s chambers have confirmed that four of the people who were arrested in relation to the shooting of General Katumba Wamala and murder of his daughter and his driver were shot dead and therefore cannot be produced in any court for plea taking. …

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Five suspects remanded over Gen Katumba shooting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five suspects covered with bruises, wounds and burn marks have been arraigned before the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Nakawa on charges of terrorism and the subsequent murder of the daughter and driver to the Minister for Works and Transport General Katumba Wamala. Those charged today …

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Security guard in Jinja arrested for shooting civilian

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in the Kiira region has arrested a security guard for allegedly shooting and injuring a 27-year-old man. The suspect whose identities have been withheld by the police is attached to Securex security company. It is alleged that the guard shot Ivan Maali, a …

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Increase in murder cases worries leaders in Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Lango are worried over the increasing number of murder cases in the sub-region. Records from North Kyoga police region which covers the entire Lango sub-region show that 92 murder cases were reported between January and May this year. In January alone, police registered …

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Lawyers demand Katumba’s suspects be produced in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers representing eight people who were arrested by the security forces in relation to the murder of a driver and a daughter to Works and Transport Minister General Katumba Wamala have filed an application demanding for their production in court. The eight are: Kamada …

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