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Ten shot dead in Buffalo

Washington, USA | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden has been briefed on “the horrific shooting” in Buffalo, state of New York, that took place on Saturday afternoon, according to the White House. Biden “will continue to receive updates throughout the evening and tomorrow as further information develops,” White House …

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Businessman shot dead in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in the Kiira region is investing circumstances under which, a Jinja-based businessman Shaban Malore was shot dead on Saturday night. Malore is reported to have been shot dead by two attackers who were riding on a numberless motorcycle. He had just arrived at …

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Jinja sugarcane tycoon killed in mysterious incident

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The mutilated and beheaded body of a prominent businessman in Jinja City has been found in a sugar plantation, with all indications that he was subjected to ritual sacrifice. Now Police in Busoga East are investigating circumstances under which the  53-year-old George Waidha, a …

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Kato Kajubi seeks Supreme Court review of sentence

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Godfrey Kato Kajubi has applied to the Supreme Court asking the justices to review their decision that upheld his conviction and subsequent life imprisonment for murdering a 12-year-old boy Joseph Kasirye. In July 2012, the then Masaka High Court Judge Mike Chibita found Kajubi …

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Three arrested for murder in Lwengo district

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Lwengo district has arrested three people for allegedly being part of a mob that killed a 25-year-old man on suspicion of house breaking and theft. The deceased has been identified as Frank Tushabe, a resident of Lwekisuga village in Malongo sub-county. The suspects …

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Tororo NRM secretary general jailed 30 years for murder

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Tororo has sentenced the Tororo District National Resistance Movement-NRM Secretary-General Richard Ojore, to 30 years in prison for murder. Ojore, Geoffrey Imai, and Moses Emojong were arrested in September 2020 and charged with three counts of murder, attempted murder, and aggravated robbery. …

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Former Rupiny journalist committed to high court for murder trial

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jonathan William Wamimbi, the Lira Grade One Magistrate has committed a former Vision Group reporter, Jasper Awio to High Court for trial for murder. He appeared before Wamimbi on Thursday for the mention of the case, in which he is accused of murdering his former girlfriend, …

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Two fishermen sentenced to 50 years in prison over murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High court in Mukono has sentenced two fishermen from Kayunga district to 50 years in Luzira prison for murdering their colleagues. Justice Margret Mutonyi delivered the verdict when she found Francis Zarika and James Kirimunda guilty of murdering Robert Kibi and Bete Mugerima, following …

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Police officer arrested for shooting suspect dead

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Lira city has arrested their own, Raymond Esanyu for murdering a suspect. Esanyu, an officer attached to Starch Factory Police Post in Lira City West Division was arrested after he allegedly shot dead a 29-year-old man during night patrol. The deceased has been …

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