Man Nabbed Defiling 4 Year-old Girl

Kenneth Wokorach 30, was over the weekend arrested in Gulu after he was caught red handed defiling a four year old child. Wokorach narrowly survived being lynched by angry neighbours who caught him in the act. Amony the mother of the delifed girl explained that she had briefly left her daughter in the house when […]

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Mother Sets Son Ablaze Over UGX 100

6-year-old Arafah Mayombwe, a resident of Kizito zone in Luweero town council is nursing severe burns after he was set ablaze by his mother for alleged theft of 100 shillings. Mayombwe was rescued by residents on Saturday morning after he was locked up in the house and set on fire by his mother Irene Nakabiito. […]

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Three Held Over Murder of Lwengo Family

Police in Lwengo district are holding three suspects in connection to the brutal murder of three family members in Katovu town in Malongo Sub-county in the wee hours of Saturday morning. The suspects are Lawrence Wanjonuwe Shaban, his wife Sarah Nalujja and their maid only identified as Kalaasi.  They are wanted in connection to the […]

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Detective Held Over 2 Million Shillings Bribe

Mugume Vincent, a detective attached to Kisoro Police station is in trouble for allegedly soliciting a bribe of 2 million shillings from a suspect to kill a case. Mugumu was picked up on Friday by officers from the Special Investigations Unit shortly after he received 1.2 million shillings from Winnie Senya, the speaker Kisoro Town […]

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Police Arrests Man For Defiling 2 Daughters

A man has been arrested in Masaka for forcing two of his children to have sex with him. The man, identified as Christopher Nyombi, is a resident of Kitengesa Village, Buwunga Sub County, Masaka district. He claims to be a witchdoctor by profession. Nyombi reportedly started coercing his two daughters to have sex with him […]

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Gov’t Denies Shielding ‘Big Fish’ In Corruption Fight

Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister, Simon Lokodo has refuted allegations suggested in a Human Rights Watch report that President Museveni and his government are protecting corrupt officials. Lokodo argued that it is incorrect to say the government is protecting some people, because in some cases, the big fish are hard to catch. The report highlighted […]

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Lwengo Officials On Spot Over UGX 56M

Three officials of Lwengo Town Council are on the spot for allegedly embezzling 56.5million shillings meant for paying the power bill for the water station. They are Janat Nabateregga, the Lwengo town clerk, Stuart Ssekajubo, the town engineer and former town clerk Anatoli Bukeera. In September, UMEME disconnected power to the water station after Lwengo […]

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Another UCU Student Sets Self Ablaze

A second year female student of Uganda Christian University – UCU has died in Namayingo district after setting herself ablaze. 24 –year-old Ruth Ajambo, a resident of Bujangu village Banda sub county in Namayingo district, set herself ablaze after leaving home this afternoon to visit a neighbour Odofi Onyango. Odofi Onyango has reportedly gone into […]

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Police Officers Arrested Over UGX 2M Bribe

Two Police officers attached to Lira Central Police Station have been arrested for attempting to extort two million shillings. The two officers have been identified as AIP Moses Odongo (Community Liaison Department), and detective constable Julius Opira. The suspects were caught red-handed with 400,000 shillings they had received from their victim. The victim had tipped […]

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Kampala On “Al Shabaab Terror Alert

Kampala, Uganda was placed on a high security alert after Al-Shabaab Miltants – believed to be the mastermind behind the terrorist attack in Kenya – are believed to be planning terrorist attacks in the capital just days after the US Embassy warned of an attack similar to the one in Kenya last month. On September […]

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Uganda Police Issues Arrest Warrant For Pakistani Rape Suspects

Uganda Police has issued a warrant of arrest for the two Pakistani nationals who are suspected to have raped and sodomised a 23 year old girl identified as Zainabu Mbabazi. Zaheer Muhamed and Sadiq Muhammad are currently on the run. “Zaheer Muhamed and Sadiq Muhammad, whose photographs appear above, are wanted by Police for the […]

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Kasese Defiler Jailed For 32 Years

High Court sitting in Kasese has sentenced a 22 year-old man to 32 years imprisonment after finding him guilty of defilement. Court presided over by Justice Dan Akiiki Kiiza heard that on September 28, 2011 while at Kikonzo cell in Kasese Municipality, Rashid Kule was found red-handed defiling a four year-old girl whom he grabbed […]

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Acid Attack Suspect Charged

Obirai Andrew Francis 36, was yesterday October 14, charged with attempted murder and remanded to Soroti Government Prison. It is suspected that Obirai attacked Dorothy Atim and poured acid on her body that left her battling for her dear life over the past few months. Upon doing the nasty act, Obirai went into hiding until […]

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Suspected Acid Attacker Overpowers Police, Attacks Journalists

Drama ensued at Soroti Police Station this morning when a suspected acid attacker pounced on journalists whom he accused of writing erroneous articles about him. Andrew Francis Obirai, a business man in Soroti has been on the run since September 7th when he reportedly attacked his estranged lover Dorothy Atim with Acid in Soroti town.  […]

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Posta Uganda Sued Over Student’s Thesis

Posta Uganda, a courier service provider, has been sued over a student’s thesis that did not reach its intended destination. The service courier was sued at the High Court in Kampala on October 7 by Dr Tom Otiti, a physics professor at Makerere University. Professor Otiti in his suit says that on April 15 this […]

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Police Officer Defiles, Infects 15-Year-Old Girl With HIV/AIDS

A police officer attached to Paicho police post in Gulu is going to be charged with aggravated defilement after it was found that he had defiled a 15 year old girl and infected her with HIV/AIDS. Police Constable (PC) Martin Oryang was arrested on Wednesday after residents tipped the parents of the minor he was […]

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50 Year Old Arrested for Luring 14 Year Old Into Marriage

Police in Luweero has arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly kidnapping a 14-year-old Primary Seven Pupil and luring her into marriage. The suspect is identified as Moses Ssembajjwe a resident of Mpumudde village in Makulubita Sub County, while the victim is a candidate of Bbowa Primary School. Topher Gimei, the Luweero CID officer confirmed that […]

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2 Shot Dead By Robbers

Robbers in Kibaale district attacked and gunned down Businge (22) and John Bosco Magezi (16) who were at a produce store. The gunmen also injured Joseph Businge who is the owner of the store. The victims are of the same family. The robbery took place in Kihuna village, Kakindo sub-county Kibaale district on Thursday night. […]

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2 Karamajong Rustlers Killed In Cross-border Raid

At least 12 armed Karamajong cattle rustlers are confirmed dead following clashes with the Kenyan Pokot warriors on Independence Day eve. The cross-border incident occurred some 240 kilometers South East of Moroto town in the North Pokot West district in Kenya. Lt. Jimmy Omara, the UPDF 3rd Division army spokesperson, said that up to 180 […]

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Pastor Held Over Theft In Casino

Tororo police are holding James Othieno Obonyo, a pastor attached to Assemblies of God church together with four others in connection to a robbery at Push and Win Casino in Nagongera Town council on Friday last week. The other suspects are Ronny Ochola, Ramadhan Egesa, the former marketing manager Push and win Casino, Dickson Nduhura, […]

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