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Murder charges preferred against Zombo barracks attackers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charges of murder have been preferred against the 59 suspects who were arrested following the recent attacks on the Uganda People’s Defense Forces barracks located in Zombo district. The suspects, some of whom have been in detention since 2020, are charged with the deaths of …

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Woman in custody over alleged murder of co-wife

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Pader district has arrested a woman for allegedly killing her co-wife in Nekneno village, Atoo Parish. The suspect, Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden. Okot, a resident in the area reveals that the …

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Police arrest suspect over rape and murder of 10 year old

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives from Jinja road police station have finally arrested a casual labourer who has been on the run after raping and strangling a 10-year-girl to death in Kinawataka suburbs in Nakawa division, Kampala district. The suspect is Gerald Sematiko, a resident of Katogo zone in …

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Police hunt suspect for rape and murder of 10 year old girl

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A casual labourer has raped a 10-year-girl in Nakawa division, a Kampala city suburb, and strangled her to death. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire identifies the suspect as Gerald Sematiko, a resident of Katogo zone in Kinawataka, Nakawa division in Kampala. The …

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Unknown assailants kill Alebtong town clerk at his residence

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have killed Denis Ogwang Adar, the town clerk of Alebtong town council in Alebtong district. The assailants hit Adar with a blunt object outside his residence in Baropuu ‘A’ village, Angwetangwet parish in Lira City East Division on Monday night. They also injured …

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Ssebulime murder: Nantaba accuses police for tampering with evidence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kayunga District Woman Member of Parliament Idah Nantaba has accused police of tampering with evidence in the murder of Ronald Ssebulime. Nantaba was testifying in court in the case where the state accuses Corporal David Ssali of shooting a handcuffed Ssebulime in March 2019. Nantaba …

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Judges shying away from hearing MPs bail application – Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Erias Lukwago, the lawyer of MPs Allan Ssewanyana of Makindye West and his Kawempe North counterpart Muhammad Ssegirinya, has said they are finding roadblocks in having a judge to hear the duo’s bail application. Speaking to the media today, Lukwago said that all the judges …

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Three remanded over murder of Ntoroko district NRM boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye based UPDF General Court Martial has remanded three suspects in connection to the kidnap and subsequent murder of former Ntoroko District National Resistance Movement chairperson, Japheth Kabagambe Ahebwa. The suspects are Barnabas Alleluya, a businessman/native doctor and resident of Kagando cell, Rukindo ward …

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Five arrested over brutal murder of 42 year old man

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Buliisa is holding five suspects in connection with the brutal murder of a 42-year-old man. The five suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of murdering Ramadhan Oyirwoth, a resident of Kapapi village, Kapapi …

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