ISO Hands Over Suspects in Finnish National’s Death

The Internal Security Organization has handed over to Police five people suspected of having a role in the death of a Finish national Teräsvuori Juha Petteri. The five who have been in detention for more than a month include, Carol Alinda, Faridah Nakaye, Apollo Kyabagye, Musa Nyanzi and Fatima Kabagambe, who are suspected of conniving to end the life of the Finnish investor, who had reportedly travelled to Uganda to meet the head of Internal Security Organization, Col. Fred Bagyenda. Teräsvuori had been arrested on accusations that he had travelled…

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Former MP Kipoi Extradited to Uganda

Former Bubulo Member of Parliament, Tony Nsubuga Kipoi is set to be deported today to face trial in Uganda. He is wanted by the General Court Martial in Uganda to stand trial for treason. Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo has said in a tweet that Kipoi has been detained since his arrest last month by Botswana authorities. Opondo says that Kipoi Nsubuga is due to be delivered at Entebbe today from Botswana following negotiations by Uganda’s External Security Organization-ESO. Kipoi who was arrested in the first week of February is accused…

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Rubanda businessman killed

Police in Rubanda district is investigating the circumstances under which a 20 year old businessman was killed by yet to be identified assailants. Anthony Saturday, a resident of Kitwego cell Kacerere parish in Bufundi sub county, Rubandi district was today morning at around 7:00am found lying unconscious along the way, a few meters to his home.  He was rushed to Rugarama hospital in Kabale town, but died on arrival. The Police Spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly Maate says that assailants used a blunt object to crash the deceased’s head and…

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Bukomansimbi Murder Suspects Escape From Court

Two key suspects in the recent wave of murders and robberies that occurred in the greater Masaka sub-region have today afternoon escaped from court. Musa Galiwango and Muhammad Kidawalime had been arrested as part of a group that attacked four villages in Lwengo and Bukomansimbi districts killings five people on New Year’s Day. The suspects had been produced before Masaka Chief Magistrate’s court for the mention of the case before committal to the High Court.  Drama ensued inside a fully-packed courtroom when the duo went on a rampage and suddenly…

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Suspected chicken thief lynched in Kanungu

An angry mob in Kanungu district has in the wee hours of today morning lynched a man in his 30’s accusing him of allegedly stealing a hen. The deceased has been identified as, Micheal Tumwesigye, a resident of Central cell, in Butogota town council, Kanungu district.   The deceased was intercepted and stoned to death at around 03:00am at Bugongo cell in Kihihi town council while fleeing from Nyamwegabira where he had allegedly stolen a hen. The police spokesperson for Kigezi Region, Elly Maate confirms the incident saying that police has…

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Rukungiri police investigating the murder of a 40yr old man

Police in Rukungiri district is investigating the murder of a 40year old man. The deceased is, Herbert Tumuheki alias Kanimi, a resident of Nyarwambu village Ibunga parish Nyarushanje Sub County Rukungiri district. The Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, says that the assailants chopped Tumuheki’s throat last night at around 10; 00pm, as he walked through a banana plantation of Edrida Kanemba of the same area. He says that police visited the scene with sniffer dog and three suspects were arrested to help police in investigations and two other suspects…

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Museveni on the run over murder

Police in Kanungu district is hunting for a 28 year old man for allegedly being behind the death of a 48 year old man. The suspect, Erasmus Museveni, a resident of Nkoni cell, Kitojo parish, Rugyeyo Sub County in Kanungu district, is accused for assaulting Mirikiyadi Mugisha, a resident of the same area, which resulted into his death. The duo is alleged to have developed a quarrel yesterday evening at around 4:00pm, while in one of the bars at Nkoni cell, Kitojo parish, Rugyeyo Sub County, where the deceased was…

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15-year-old boy lynched in the home of a Swedish national

Police in Kabale is investigating the circumstances under which a 15-year-old boy was lynched in the home of Emma Cox, a Swedish national, a resident along Rugarama road in Kabale Municipality. The home hosts the Emma and Theresa Children’s Project, which takes care of orphans and street children. The Kigezi Region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, identified as Alvin Agaba, a resident of Ruhita cell in Kabale Municipality was lynched by a group of bodaboda cyclists today at around 5:00am. He was reportedly accusing him of waylaying Cox on Friday night. According to them, Cox…

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Drunkard son kills his dad

A primary school teacher has died after he was allegedly beaten by his 22-year-old drunken son with whom he had been drinking. It is alleged that Tonny Okile, 43, had a disagreement with his son, Andrew Opio at a local drinking joint, where they were having fun with other patrons. Okile who was teaching at Awiny-Oru primary school in Apala Sub County, Alebtong District, but was recently transferred to one of the schools in Aloi Sub County, had not yet reported to his new duty station to begin the first…

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Man kills his children, then commits suicide

KIBAALE-A 70-year-old man in Kibaale district has committed suicide after hacking to death his two children and assaulting his wife. David Otabong the Kibaale district police commander said Erikanjiro Behangiza, 70, a resident of Kitonya Village Bubango sub-county Kibaale district is alleged to have killed his two children aged between 5-12 years using an axe. He also attacked his 20–year-old wife Jennifer Kyaligonza and cut off her arms and other body parts on Tuesday morning before committing suicide. Otabong said the children were rushed to Mubende regional referral hospital but…

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