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2,467 teenage pregnancies registered in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persistent high rates of teenage pregnancies in Kabale district continue baffling the leaders. Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office recorded 1,867 cases of girls aged under 18 who were defiled and made pregnant between March …

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Man detained over murder of his wife and raped housemaid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested a man who killed his wife and the housemaid he was caught raping. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspect as Shaban Musisi, a resident of Kasenge village in Kyengera town council of Wakiso district, who killed his wife …

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Kasese district registers high cases of child abuse

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kasese District is grappling with a surge in children abuse cases.  The cases include defilement, rape, neglect, torture among others.  According to records, the district registered an increase of child abuse cases from 2,082 in 2018 to 20,653 in 2019. Last year, the cases rose …

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High court criminal session Kicks off in Kalangala

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 40 cases are lined up to be heard in the High Court Criminal session at Kalangala High Court. The criminal session which started on Tuesday will be presided over by Justice Victoria Nakintu Nkwanga Katamba.  Out of the 40 cases that will be …

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Police gun down rape suspect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have shot dead a private security guard for resisting arrest. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango identifies the deceased as Ali Mbayo, a resident of Rugala in Rubaga division. According to Onyango, Mbayo was gunned in the wee hours of Thursday morning when …

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Thug falls asleep after raping woman, victim stabs him to death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected thug fell asleep after raping a 36-year old single mother of four children in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The incident happened at Busembe village, Maya parish, Nsangi sub county in Wakiso district. Abbas Bamulangaki Senkumba, allegedly dug a hole in …

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Unfocused investigations affecting justice in SGBV cases- DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unfocused police investigations are affecting the dispensation of justice in Sexual and Gender Based Violence-SGBV cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Jane Frances Abodo has revealed. She was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of one-day training for members of the Justice Law …

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