Akol in Hot Soup As Lawyer Moves To Sue Her Over Oil Money

Akol in Hot Soup As Lawyer Moves To Sue Her Over Oil Money By Serestino Tusingwire A top lawyer in Kampala has petitioned High Court seeking orders to sue the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Doris Akol on behalf of those who chewed the Shs6bn as rewards. Isaac Ssemakadde of Legal Brains Trust […]

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Court To Hear Kanyamunyu Bail Application Today

Court To Hear Kanyamunyu Bail Application Today By Serestino Tusingwire Mathew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph and his girl friend Cynthia are today expected to appear before Kampala High Court for hearing of their bail application. Kanyamunyu who is the prime suspect in the murder of Keneth Akena, applied for bail in December and he’s hopeful […]

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Maj. Kiggundu Murder; Sheikh Mwanjje, 3 Others Charged, Remanded

Maj. Kiggundu Murder; Sheikh Mwanjje, 3 Others Charged, Remanded By Serestino Tusingwire Suspects in the murder case of Maj. Suleiman Kiggundu led by the Nakasero Mosque leader Sheikh Yahya Mwanje have today appeared before the Buganda road court which charged them with murder. Court presided over by Magistrate Jamson Karemani said these four are charged […]

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Police Bosses Rob Chinese National on Gun Point, Arrested

Police Bosses Rob Chinese National on Gun Point, Arrested By Stuart Yiga Police in Kabalagala, a Kampala City suburb in Makindye Division have arrested a cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (C/ASP) identified as Kassim Kakembo alongside a Probation Police Constable (PPC) -Andrew Mukisa, over alleged robbery. According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokes person, Emilian Kayima, […]

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Jamil Mukulu Not Produced To Court, His Lawyers Left Furious

Jamil Mukulu Not Produced To Court, His Lawyers Left Furious By Serestino Tusingwire State has today defied court orders by failing to produce the former commander of Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group, Jamilu Mukulu for trial. Mukulu was expected to appear before Jinja high court today morning for trial on numerous charges not limited […]

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Arms, Ammunitions Discovered at Nakasero Tabliq Mosque

Arms, Ammunitions Discovered at Nakasero Tabliq Mosque In a rare operation that was carried out at Nakasero tabliq mosque on Tuesday morning, police discovered some firearms suspected to be used in killing of Muslim clerics. Emilian Kayima, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman revealed that police discovered arms from the scene and seized some computers that […]

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Acquitted Kampala Bombing Suspects Charged Again

Acquitted Kampala Bombing Suspects Charged Again By Serestino Tusingwire Five suspects of the 2010 Kampala bombing who had been acquitted of terrorism charges have been committed to high court on fresh charges. On Tuesday, the Jinja Grade I Chief Magistrate Niwaha Sharon sent the five to the High Court to face charges of abetting terrorism […]

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M7 Tells Judiciary to Treat Murderers with An Iron Hand

M7 Tells Judiciary to Treat Murderers with An Iron Hand By Stuart Yiga President Yoweri Museveni has echoed a warning to those who kill, rape women or defile innocent young girls and think they can walk freely. Museveni who was addressing members of the Uganda Law Society (ULS) during their 60th anniversary at a dinner […]

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Juma Seiko Guard Charged, Remanded

Juma Seiko Guard Charged, Remanded A private body guard to a UPDF Major Juma Seiko has been charged and remanded to Luzira maximum prison on charges of murder and attempted murder. Alex Cherotich, 28, appeared before Buganda Road court chief magistrate Jamson Karemani on Friday who read to him 2 counts of murder and other […]

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Police Hunts Man Threatening Flavia’s Life

Police Hunts Man Threatening Flavia’s Life The Uganda Police Force is hunting down a former TBS radio journalist for threatening the life of top Capital FM and NTV presenter, Flavia Tumusiime. The Red Pepper has learnt that a one Prince Ben Hakim Etesot, a former employee of Teso Broadcasting Services (TBS) is wanted by the […]

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KASESE MASSACRE: 30 Suspects Charged, Remanded

KASESE MASSACRE: 30 Suspects Charged, Remanded By Serestino Tusingwire 30 royal guards of Rwenzururu Kingdom have been charged at Jinja Magistrates court and remanded to Nalufenya prison till December 26, 2016. They are accused of involving themselves in the Kasese clashes that left over 100 people dead including police officers. 12 of the suspects have […]

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Suspected Maj Kiggundu Killers Netted

Suspected Maj Kiggundu Killers Netted By Serestino Tusingwire The yet to be identified two boda boda men have been arrested in connection to the murder Maj Muhammad Kiggundu who was gunned down late November at Masanafu in Kampala. The suspects were arrested on Thursday last week by police after being suspected of transporting the assassins […]

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Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court

Kanyamunyu, Co-Accused Return To Court By Serestino Tusingwire City businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu, girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu are  this morning appearing at Nakawa Magistrates court for hearing of their murder charges. The trio appeared at the same court on November 22 and was charged with murder in connection to the death of […]

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Two Entebbe Drug Dealers Remanded to Prison

Two Entebbe Drug Dealers Remanded to Prison By Serestino Tusingwire Julian Kimono of the magistrate’s court in Entebbe on Wednesday remanded two women of South African origin to Kigo Prison till December 5, after they were arrested by airport police in possession of drugs. The suspects identified as Grace Onyia Golie, 65, and Nkcosolwaa Funiwe […]

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Nigerian Women Nabbed With Heroin worth Shs1.3bn

Nigerian Women Nabbed With Heroin worth Shs1.3bn By Serestino Tusingwire Police at Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday afternoon arrested a mother and her daughter of Nigerian origin trying to smuggle drugs worth Shs1.365bn. Police have identified the two as Anugo Agness Ogwal 76 and her daughter Anugo Gloria 35. According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson […]

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Pastor Kiwedde to be sentenced today

Pastor Kiwedde to be sentenced today By Serestino Tusingwire Pastor William Muwanguzi aka Kiwedde is this afternoon sweating from the dock of Rakai Magistrates court as he awaits his sentence. Pastor Kiwedde was nabbed on 29th October in Zimbabwe by Interpol Uganda with the help its counterparts in Zimbabwe and was repatriated to Uganda immediately. On 24th […]

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Joy Doreen Biira Finally Out Of Jail

Joy Doreen Biira Finally Out Of Jail By Serestino Tusingwire The renowned media personality, Joy Doreen Biira has finally been released from police custody where she spent the night following her arrest. The news anchor/reporter of Kenyan based KTN TV was arrested on Sunday evening accused of taking photos of unrest in Kasese and making […]

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Man, 53, arrested for raping and killing 8-year-old girl

Man, 53, arrested for raping and killing 8-year-old girl A 53-year-old man has been arrested for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl who was snatched from her front porch as she waited for a ride to church. Glen R. Ramey was taken into custody by Illinois State Police on Sunday accused of killing […]

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PHOTOS: Top UPDF Officer Gunned Down

PHOTOS: Top UPDF Officer Gunned Down By Serestino Tusingwire Unknown assailants have this morning shot dead a UPDF top soldier, Maj. Suleiman Kiggundu at Masanafu in Wakiso District. Maj. Kiggundu also a husband to renowned traditional healer, Mama Fiina, died on spot with his body guard who is yet to be identified. Maj. Kiggundu has […]

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DPP to Set Free Suspects of Petty Cases

DPP to Set Free Suspects of Petty Cases By Serestino Tusingwire The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mike Chibita has said that he will set free suspects of petty cases who have spent over two years in prison. This is because the judiciary is hit by case backlog and may take long to handle all […]

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