Man Hacks His Family Members To Death

David Tumuramye 24, a resident Kigarama cell, Ngoma parish, Nyakisenyi Sub County in Rukungiri district attacked his family members and hacked them to death over a land dispute. The incident occurred on Friday evening at around 9pm. David Tumuramye who surrendered self to police, killed his 50 year old father Edward Bangirana, his mother Gaudensio […]

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Man Jailed for Defiling and impregnating His 12-year-old Daughter

Police at Butenga in Bukomansimbi district are holding a 30-year old man for defiling and impregnating his 12 year old daughter The suspect is Leo Kajubi, a resident of Kyakatebe village, in Butenga Sub County. Kajubi, who has been on run since he impregnated the minor, was picked up by police detectives from his home […]

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Eight Held Over Suspected Ritual Murder

Nakasongola police are holding eight people in connection to a suspected ritual murder. The suspects include two witchdoctors Joel Kazungu and Moses Kazibwe, both residents of Naktoma Sub County in Nakasongola District. Others are Musisi Ssemanda, Wahab Mulumba, Issa Mukiibi, Johnbosco Matovu, Fred Buyungo and Moses Luyiga. The suspects are wanted in connection to the […]

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Fraudster Arrested With UGX 200m Counterfeit Notes

Police in Gulu is holding a 38-year old man netted with counterfeit bank notes totaling to UGX 200m.  Police also discovered chemicals used in publishing fake notes. Daniel Bataganya, a resident of Jinja town was arrested after a tip off from a resident Jackson Odong whom he asked to invest UGX 50m so that they […]

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Hoima Man Kills Mother For Exposing His HIV Status

A 42-year-old man in Hoima has murdered his mother for reportedly telling him that he is HIV positive. Peter Byabachwezi, a resident of Mparo village, Mparo Division in Hoima municipality allegedly hit his 65-year-old mother Sayuni Nyamahunge with a wooden stick on Sunday evening killing her instantly Lydia Tumushabe, the Albert region police spokesperson said […]

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Head Teacher Netted Defiling 13 Year Old Girl

Police in Namutumba district arrested Samuel Mugabi, a head teacher of Wampa Primary school on Friday evening for defiling a 13 year old pupil from the same school. Samuel Mugabi was found defiling the young girl in his house. Two used condoms were discovered on the floor of his bedroom by police during the arrest. […]

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Nebanda Case: Kalungi Has Case To Answer

Makindye Chief Magistrates Court has today ruled that Adam Kalungi, the prime suspect in the death of former Butaleja Woman MP Cerinah Nebanda, has a case to answer and should defend himself to that effect. Chief Magistrate Estar Nambayo in her ruling held that basing on the prosecution evidence of 21 witnesses; a prema facie […]

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Pastor Netted Raping 56 Year-old Woman

Kibaale police are holding Mugabi Ngabirano, a local pastor in Bujaja village in Mpasaana Sub County over allegations of raping and strangling a 56-year-old. The incident occurred on Wednesday at around 10pm during a heavy down pour. The rape victim, whose identity has been withheld, is currently at admitted at Mpasaana clinic, where she was […]

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Iron Bar Hitmen Invade Kabale

BodaBoda Cyclists in Kabale district are living in fear following an invasion by a group of Iron bar Hit Men. They in most cases attack cyclists and take off with their motorcycles. The hit men disguise as passengers and use chloroform on their victims whom they leave unconscious and sometimes with injuries. By the time […]

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UPDF Soldier Kills Civilian, Commits Suicide

A Uganda People’s Defence Forces—UPDF soldier committed suicide on Saturday after killing a mistaken identity in Nakapiripirit district. The incident occurred at Komuriet detachment, 101 kilometres South of Moroto town. Private Sam Odongakara Olok, whose army service number is RA 223061, shot himself after he allegedly killed one James Wandudu, a shop aide at Komuriet […]

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Kazinda Mansion Raided

Former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Geoffrey Kazinda’s residence in Bukoto was Wednesday night under attack by unknown goons whose aim was to steal money. According to a reliable source, the robbers first tied the two guards and then proceeded on to dig up the house in search of money […]

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Eight MUST Students Face Murder Charges

Police in Mbarara has released on bond two prime suspects in the murder of a secondary school student in Mbarara. Elvis Ainemukama, a senior 6 student of Rwentojo secondary school was beaten by students of Mbarara University of Science and Technology- MUST who suspected him of stealing a laptop belonging to their colleague Suzan Aguti. […]

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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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