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One arrested in Mbarara for dealing in counterfeit currency

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mbarara have arrested a man for allegedly dealing in fake currencies. Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake 46,200 US Dollars and 2.5 million Shillings. The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira, says Kazinda was arrested last year in …

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Asian businessman found dead in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An Asian businessman has been found dead in his apartment in Mbarara city. Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira identifies the deceased as 50-year-old Tana Tijas Dhrajilal, a resident of Rugazi cell, Mbarara city South division. According to Kasasira, Tijas’ lifeless body was recovered from his …

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Suspected killer of Ruharo police OC shot dead in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Mbarara on Tuesday shot dead an army deserter alleged to be behind numerous murders and robberies in the area. Dick Tushemereirwe was killed from Rugarama cell, Biharwe division, Mbarara City North. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi region police spokesperson says Tushemereirwe has been …

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Rwizi police launches operation against unlabeled taxis

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in the Rwizi region has launched an operation against vehicles operating without taxi labels. The operation follows a reported increase in crimes committed by people disguising as taxi operators, some of which have resulted in the loss of life. In one of the latest …

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Four family members perish in arson attack

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four family members in Nyaburiza village, Nyarutuntu sub-county, Ntungamo district perished in an arson attack on Monday morning. The dead are the family head, Obed Akampurira, 34, Innocent Ainamatsiko, 9, Patricia Ainembabazi, 7, and Peterson Aijuka, 18 months. Akampurira’s wife, Olivia Birungi is nursing burns …

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Ruharo police OC shot dead by unknown assailants

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The officer in charge of Ruharo police post in Mbarara city North division has been shot dead. Richard Agaba was killed last night by unknown assailants. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi police spokesperson says that Agaba who was on patrol fell into an ambush of thugs …

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18 arrested for theft of vehicle number plates in Rwizi region

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 18 suspected number plate thieves have been arrested by the police in the Rwizi region. The suspects include a nurse identified as Eddie Nyarare who works with Migyera health center II in Isingiro district. The others are Nuwabine Samuel, Gumisiriza Ali, Nayebare Moses, Rwashande Robert, Akanyijuka …

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Missing infant found dead in Rwampara district

Rwampara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A one-year-old child who went missing last week from his home has been found dead in a stream. Leviticus Akatujuna’s body was found about 500 meters away from their home in Rwamuhura cell, Bugamba sub-county, Rwampara district. The Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira says …

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Family arrested over suspected ritual murder

  Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntungamo police are holding a family of four and their two casual labourers for the ritual murder of a five-year-old boy. The suspects are Amos Sajja, his wife, son, daughter and two workers, all residents of Omunkura cell in Ntungamo district. Samson Kasasira, the …

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