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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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Prosecution’s sloppiness irritates judge in jailed MPs case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prosecutors have failed to disclose the evidence they intend to rely on to pin two Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya, for murder and terrorism charges citing delay to meet witnesses. The prosecutors Joseph Kyomuhendo and Richard Birivumbuka informed the International Crimes Division …

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CMI, CI probe murder of student at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Specialized military and police violent crime units have taken over the probe of circumstances under which Uganda Christian University (UCU) student, Betungura Bewatte, was last Thursday murdered during Makerere University guild campaigns. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga has told the media that the Chieftaincy of Military …

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Five remanded over attempted murder of police officer

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A medical doctor has been remanded to Kauga prison, Mukono for attempted murder. Dr. Samuel Ntunya from Mulago hospital was on Friday afternoon produced before the Grade 1 Magistrate Patience Koburungo at Mukono Chief Magistrates Court. Ntunya was charged together with Sarah Nakalema, Yahaya Kitamirike, …

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Bukwo CAO shot 26 times in targeted attack: Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police investigations have revealed that the Bukwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Ogwang, was killed in a targeted attack and not armed robbery or domestic terrorism. Ogwang was shot from Kiryowa village, a few kilometres after Matugga town as he was driving his official car registration …

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Police probe suspected murder of South Sudanese refugee

Adjumani, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Adjumani district are investigating the suspected murder of a 21-year-old South Sudanese refugee whose body was found lying in a local trading center in Pagirinya Refugee Settlement. The deceased has been identified as Paul Gawar, a resident of block 10 in Pagirinya settlement …

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Assailants kill elderly man in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have brutally killed a 60-year-old man in Busoiga village, Muhorro town council in Kagadi district. Joroles Kadoma died instantly after being hit on the head with a blunt object at around 11:30 pm. Godwine Alinaitwe, a resident of the area says that they …

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Bududa man sentenced to 15 years in prison for chopping girl’s hand

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Derick Kuloba, a resident of Bududa district has earned himself a 15-year-jail term for attempted murder. The Bubulo Chief Magistrate Esther Nalungi sentenced Kuloba on Tuesday after finding him guilty of attempted murder when he chopped off the hand of 16-year-old Evelyn Namasopo, a former …

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