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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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UPDF yet to arrest Zebra’s December 30 killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wednesday marked six months since Bwaise based boxer, Isaac Ssenyange alias Zebra Mando, was shot dead by soldiers under the Joint Ant-Terrorism Task Force –JATT. Zebra met his death on December 30, 2020, at St Francis Zone, Bwaise III Parish, Kawempe division. His death …

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Teacher remanded over wife’s murder

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Grade One Magistrate Court in Lira has remanded a 30-year-old secondary school teacher for the alleged murder of his wife. Boniface Aweri, a teacher at Kiryandongo High School and a resident of Ireda Shamba cell, Lira city was arrested last week following the death …

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Two remanded over murder of Katumba Wamala’s daughter and driver

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been remanded to Kitalya government prison on charges of murdering the daughter and the driver of Transport and Works Minister General Katumba Wamala. The two are Hussein Ismael Sserubula alias Imam Muto, a boda boda rider and a resident of Nakuwadde, Nakabugo, …

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Teacher held in Lira over death of wife

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Lira District is holding a 29-year-old man in connection to the death of his wife. Licinia Akirapa Aweri, a 30 year- old community paralegal with Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum was discovered dead in their home on Thursday morning. Boniface Aweri, …

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