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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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UPDF soldier arrested over murder of boda boda rider

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara police are holding a Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldier accused of killing a boda boda rider. The suspect is Private Allan Turyasima, 25, a UPDF soldier attached to the 1st Battalion Commando Brigade in Fort Portal. The suspect was arrested on Monday morning from Ntungamo …

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Security guard brutally murdered in Kireka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unidentified assailants have killed Bernard Nalulu, a guard from SEK security services limited in Kireka, Kira municipality in Wakiso district. Residents found Nalulu’s body outside the perimeter wall of Hajji Medie Ssebunya, a resident of Kamuli-C zone in Kireka town on Thursday morning. Some of the …

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Two sentenced to 40 years imprisonment for attempted murder

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two men have earned themselves a jail term of forty years for attempting to murder a six-year-old boy. Kayunga Chief Magistrate Sarah Tusiime sentenced Awali Kivumbi and Paul Ngwaswireki, both residents of Busolo village in Kayunga district on Monday when she found them guilty of …

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Court Martial remands two suspects over murder of police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two more suspects have appeared before the Makindye-based General Court Martial in connection to the murder of four policemen in Mityana and Kiboga districts about a year ago. The suspects are Benon Kisekka, a resident of Kinonya Masanafu in Kampala district, and Kassim Kibirango Muwanga, …

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Mother kills two months old baby, dumps body in pit latrine

Namisindwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A young mother in Namisindwa district has survived mob action for allegedly killing her two-month-old baby and dumping her body in a pit latrine. The suspect is Suzan Nabutsebi, 23, a resident of Bunabwana village in Buwabwala parish, Buwatuwa sub county in Namisindwa district. Michael …

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Suspects accuse state witness of murdering police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyer representing 12 people battling charges of murdering detective sergeant Fred Chemonges, has told the General Court Martial that the deceased could have been shot dead by a state witness with whom they were together on the fateful day. The suspects are Private Bob …

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Two arrested for dropping coffin at Saudi Arabian Embassy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested two members of Torture Survivors Movement Uganda after dropping a coffin at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kampala, while protesting the continued torture and killings of Ugandan migrant workers in the Middle East. The protest on Tuesday, followed the reported cases …

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