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Mabirizi asks court to halt trial of MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the International Crimes Division of the High Court seeking to halt the hearing of the case in which Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana, are accused of murder and terrorism-related charges. Mabirizi wants …

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DPP tables more evidence against MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has tabled more evidence that she intends to use to prosecute the murder and terrorism cases against the Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya, and his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana. The two legislators are jointly charged with 5 …

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Journalist in custody over death of hotel receptionist

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Haruna Mugerwa, a journalist with Vision Group’s Bukedde TV has spent the night in police cells in connection to the death of a guest house attendant in Lwengo district. Mugerwa is locked up at Mbirizi police station in Lwengo district, as a key suspect in the …

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One arrested over murder of Buwalasi sub county chief

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale city police are holding one suspect in connection to the brutal murder of Grace Namboozo, the former Buwalasi sub-county chief in Sironko district. The suspect is Lydia Negesa, 36, a resident of Wagagai cell, Nkoma ward, Mbale city Northern division. Negesa’s arrest came hours after …

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Four brutally murdered in Kakumiro

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kakumiro is investigating circumstances under which a 48-year-old man raided Rwamata village in Mpasana town council hacking three people to death before he was also lynched by an angry mob. The incident happened on Friday night at around 9p.m. The deceased persons have …

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We were tortured to pin MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana: Suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five suspects who were jointly charged with Members of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana have said that they were tortured to implicate the MPs on charges of murder and terrorism. The suspects revealed this on Thursday while appearing before the court presided over by Lady …

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Sub-county chairperson, district councilor held over GISO’s murder

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The security forces in Karamoja are holding the LC3 chairperson of Lokopo sub-county and a district councilor on accusations of masterminding the killing of Gombolola Internal Security Officer-GISO of the same sub-county. John Bosco Lopuli, the GISO Lokopo sub-county was gunned down by what was …

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Three prime suspects reconstruct student murder scene at Makerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies yesterday took three suspects to Makerere University to reconstruct the murder scene of Uganda Christian University law student, Bewatte Betungura, during the chaotic guild campaigns. The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Crime Intelligence (CI) deployed on routes leading to the guild canteen, …

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