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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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Man held for raping own mother

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 29-year-old man in Kabale district is in trouble for allegedly raping his 77-year-old mother. The suspect has been identified as Justus Byamukama, a resident of Kashenyi village, Katenga parish in Kamuganguzi sub county. Elias Twesigomwe, the Kamuganguzi sub-county LC 3 chairperson says the …

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14 boys raped by fake pastor in DR Congo: hospital

Bukavu, DR Congo | AFP | Fourteen boys were raped by a man posing as a pastor in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Panzi Foundation said Tuesday. The Bukavu charity hospital founded by Denis Mukwege, the Nobel laureate and gynaecologist hailed for his work with rape victims, said the children were admitted last month …

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Ugandan women speak out on rape

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of Ugandan women kicked off the New Year with accusations of rape against men they worked with, partied with and some who were their bosses at their places of work. Irene Namarah, a former employee of Matooke Republic, a weekly newspaper, …

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