Category: Crime

Crime
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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Business
How power struggle, Katamba firing led to deportation on MTN CEO Vanhelleputte

MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte was Thursday night deported; weeks after three of the company’s expatriate staff were expelled. His deportation documents were signed by Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo, hours after he had been held and grilled by security. He was briefly detained at Entebbe International Airport before he was taken for an SN […]

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Business
MTN CEO deported over company’s dealings that are considered “prejudicial to national security”.

MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer – CEO, Win Van Helleput was yesterday deported on orders of the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo. CEO’s deportation came after a 4 hour interrogation by police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Joint Anti-terrorism Taskforce operatives at the special investigations division of Police in Kireka 14th, Fabruary […]

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Investigations
Body Recovered from Sala Plane Wreckage

A body has been successfully recovered from the wreckage of the plane that went down in the English Channel with Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala on board. The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) confirmed late on Wednesday that the victim, who has not been publicly identified, will now be passed to the Dorset Coroner, […]

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Crime
UCC suspends Daily Monitor over Kadaga “witchcraft” story

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the communications sector regulator has Wednesday, February 6 ordered Monitor Publications to cease Online publications effective today. Ibrahim Bbossa, the head of Public relations at UCC has confirmed the development. According to dated February 6 latter to Monitor Publications also copied to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, UCC Executive Director […]

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Investigations
Search for Emiliano Sala & Missing Airplane Called Off

The search for the missing plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been called off and “the chances of survival at this stage are extremely remote”, Guernsey harbourmaster, Capt David Barker has said. In an update posted on Twitter by Guernsey police, Barker said the active search for the missing plane had ended. […]

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Crime
Borussia Dortmund team-bus bomber has been given a 14-year jail sentence

The defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy rules, was convicted on 28 accounts of attempted murder by the Dortmund state court on Tuesday. He was also ordered to pay 15,000 euros (£13,300) to defender Marc Bartra, who got injured in the attack, having needed an operation to […]

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Crime
Development Channel Director arrested as he plans to flee the country

Jinja Road Police arrests the Development Channel Director as he plans to flee the country after allegedly conning millions of cash from unsuspecting clients. A 44-year-old British Nigerian Charles Lambert has been arrested today evening for a second time in a period of four months on allegations of fleecing money from unsuspecting ugandans in a […]

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Africa
Man sentenced to 15 years for stabbing ex-girlfriend with screwdriver

Rustenburg – A 46 year old Tsietsi Mmusi was sentenced before the Molopo Magistrate’s Court in Mmabatho on Friday to 15 years in prison for fatally stabbing his girlfriend, North West police said. Sergeant Keneilwe Tshabile said the regional court sentenced Tsietsi Mmusi for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Victoria Kitsenyane, 35, Reported African News […]

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Crime
Government’s carelessness to fire massacre in Ugandan schools

Summary: The careless government gives 60 security guards to guard only one person and then two Askalis (watchmen) to guard 600 students of the same country. Between April 7, 2008 and March 11, 2009, there were at least 95 fire incidents in schools all over the country, according to police statistics. See in full The […]

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