Category: Crime

American tourist and his Ugandan driver kidnapped

The security agencies and Uganda Wildlife Authority have initiated joint operations to locate and rescue the American tourist with his Ugandan driver who was kidnapped on Tuesday. According to the Executive Director Uganda media centre, Ofwono Opondo, four armed men not yet identified ambushed the tourist with his driver at around 7 pm near Katoke […]

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Kyenjojo murder, five suspects arrested

Kyenjojo police have arrested five suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of 5 young children which occurred on the night of 13/03/201in Kahompo village Bufunjo sub county Kyenjonjo district. The attackers traced for Tumwebaze Joseph, their father, but found when he was not around; and instead attacked the five children in their bedroom and […]

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Five children of the same family stabbed to death

Shock and grief has engulfed the family of a businessman of Kahompo village, Bufunjo sub-county, Kyenjojo district following the murder of his children last night by unknown thugs in their home. According to the Regional Police Spokesperson Rwenzori West, ASP Lydia Tumushabe, the incident happened last night at about 1 am. “Unknown thugs broke the […]

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Police arrest four people for sabotaging gov’t programmes

Police in greater Masaka have arrested four men for sabotaging the Rural Electrification, a government program. Its believed that the four were arrested from malongo sub county in Lwengo district, after cutting wires from newly installed electricity transmission lines under the Rural electrification program. According to police, the suspects include Byansi Vincent, Kayondo David, Natukunda […]

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Police arrests over 300 people in its operation

The Kampala Metropolitan Police raided slum areas around the central business district and arrested over 400 suspected criminals on Thursday. According to the Deputy Police Spokesperson for Kampala Luke Owoyesigire, the operations were sanctioned by KMP commander Moses Kafeero. Owoyesigire said that the operations are aimed at weeding out criminal elements in Kampala and the […]

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Police Initiates Investigation into Foiled Cash-In-Transit Robbery, Guns Recovered

The Uganda police have geared up investigation to ascertain what really transpired in what they have called armed robbery. Police at Kyambogo University on Tuesday responded to gun shots near Megha Industries, where upon arrival, they found security operatives from the Internal Security Organisation (ISO), who had put out of action, two would-be robbers, and […]

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Stella Nyanzi trial starts today

The trial of former Makerere University researcher, Dr. Stella Nyanzi, accused of indecent communication against President Yoweri Museveni is slated to kick off today’s morning at Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court, Kampala. The trial Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu set March 1, 2019 to commence hearing evidence from the prosecution witnesses. Prosecution alleges that on […]

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Speaker Rebecca Kadaga condemns the act in which the traffic officer was man handled

The speaker of Parliament has publicly  condemned the actions of Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and his bodyguards of assaulting a traffic officer. In a statement posted on her facebook account, the speaker appreciated Uganda police for the actions they have so far taken regarding the matter. “I find this unacceptable and am glad that the […]

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No one is above the law, Police summons the Ugandan Ambassador to Burundi for assaulting a traffic policewoman

Police has today summoned and charged the Ugandan Ambassador to Burundi, Rt. Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza for assaulting a traffic policewoman. The retired general and his bodyguards on Sunday morning physically assaulted Sgt. Esther Namaganda in Seeta, Mukono when she stopped them from making a U-turn. The two bodyguards  caught on camera mishandling the officer […]

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Police arrests key suspects over Gravity’s shooting

Police has arrested one of the key suspects following Gravity Omutujju’s shooting that transpired last evening. According to the Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the suspect only identified as Amos Muheebwa, a security guard has been arrested and is currently being detained at Central Police Station, Kampala. Enanga says that police has beefed up investigations on […]

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