Category: Crime

UPDF colonel detained over spying for Rwanda

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces has arrested one of its senior officers to help in the ongoing investigations into allegations of spying for Rwanda. Highly-placed sources last night said operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), the investigative wing of the Ugandan army, picked up Col Paul Muwonge on Wednesday, last week. Col Muwonge, […]

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Four arrested over the death of minister Kibule’s twins

Police in Mukono district has arrested four people over negligence of duties leading to loss of lives. According to a press release by Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Sp Patrick Onyango, the four were arrested under section 227 of the penal code, the charge being rush and neglect act. The arrested are; Nabubwana scovia, 32 years,a […]

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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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