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Magistrate’s court commits Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana for trial

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantegge, has committed the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya, his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana, and four other others to the high court for trial for murder, terrorism, and abetting terrorism. She made the decision after Masaka Resident State Attorney, …

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Two arrested in Busia over murder of money changer

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been arrested in Busia district for the alleged murder of a money changer. The suspects have been identified as Denis Omar, 27, a resident of Abochete village, and Robert Omedi 26, a resident of Syonga village in Sikuda sub-county. They are accused …

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Court orders sureties of murder suspect Kirabo to pay UGX 150M

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Henry Kaweesa Isabirye has directed the sureties of Matthew Kirabo who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Desire Mirembe, to pay 150 Million Shillings. Last week, Justice Kaweesa tasked the sureties and lawyers to produce Matthew Kirabo in court. Two weeks ago, Justice Kaweesa …

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UPDF soldier, civilian arrested for murder, aggravated robbery

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ibanda police are holding a Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldier and civilian accused of kidnapping and killing a boda boda rider. The suspects are RA143341 CPL Musitafa Kajoomu alias Joseph Muwanga Jajja from Mukono and Michael Ahimbisibwe, a resident of Bushenyi district. Another suspect identified …

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Supreme Court upholds Kato Kajubi’s life sentence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has upheld the life sentence handed to businessman Godfrey Kato Kajubi for masterminding the ritual murder of a 12-year-old boy, Joseph Kasirye. In 2012, the then Masaka High Court Judge Mike Chibita convicted Kasirye for masterminding the ritual sacrifice of Kasirye. He …

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Woman raped and murdered in Kamwenge district

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamwenge district are investigating circumstances under which a 48 year-old woman was raped and murdered by yet to be known assailants. The deceased has been identified as Medius Ayebare, a wife to Fulgence Beyanga, all residents of Nyanchwamba1 cell, Masaka ward, Kamwenge town …

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