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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Police arrest Prime supect in the Mowzey Radio Murder

Police are holding Godfrey Wamala alias Troy, the prime suspect in the death of populary music artist, Moses Ssekibogo alias Mowzey Radio. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire, says Wamala was picked up yesterday evening from his hideout in Kyengera in Wakiso district. He is alleged to have assaulted and pushed Mowzey Radio to the ground on 22nd January, 2018, as he was being led out of Da Bar in Entebbe. The artist became unconscious and was rushed to Nsambya Hospital, before he was moved to case clinic, where…

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LC III Chairman held over inciting violence

Police in Kisoro is holding the Busanza sub county chairperson, Didas Muntuki over alleged inciting violence. Muntuki is being accused of mobilizing locals that staged a violent demonstration on 18th of this month. Locals destroyed a bridge at Kaku River while protesting against the poor state of Natete- Busanza road. The Kisoro Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Elias Niwagaba says that Muntuki who was arrested yesterday is being held at Kisoro Police Station pending court.  Niwagaba says that the act of Muntuki to lead a violent protest was uncalled for. 1,130 total…

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Kabale man killed for allegedly stealing beans

Police in Kabale is investigating the circumstances under which a man in his 40’s was last evening assaulted to death by mob on suspicions of stealing beans. The deceased has been identified as, James Ainebyona, a resident of Kahondo Parish in Maziba Sub County. According to the Maziba Sub county Crime Preventers Coordinator, Geoffrey Katwesigye the deceased was assaulted by locals after he was seen jumping out of his neighbor’s house while carrying beans. Katwesigye also says that, Ainebyoona was rushed to Maziba Health center IV, but died moments later.…

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Rukungiri suspected goat thief lynched

Police in Rukungiri district is investigating the circumstances under which a 21 year old man was assaulted to death. Criscent Ahereza, a resident of Kyashamire cell, Kyamakanda parish in Buyanja Sub County was on 20th of this month, assaulted by a group of people, whose names are withheld accusing him of stealing a goat. The incident occurred at Katwekamwe cell, Rwentondo ward, Eastern division in Rukungiri municipality. He was rushed to Nyakibale Hospital, until yesterday when he breathed last. The Kigezi police spokesperson, Elly Maate says that police is doing…

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Army Defends Involvement in City Arrests

Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has explained its involvement in the ongoing operations in Kampala. Last week, military police picked up 28 suspects, majority of them members of Boda Boda 2010 for their alleged involvement in the kidnap and murder of Francis Ekalugar, the former accountant of Case Clinic. Ekalugar was kidnapped on Tuesday January 02, 2018 on his way to deposit Shillings 15 million to the bank. His body was burned and dumped in Kajjansi, a Kampala city suburb on January 3rd, 2018 where it was recovered from. Captain Deo Akiiki,…

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Notorious armed robber Paddy transferred to Nalufenya

Police has transferred self-confessed criminal, Paddy Sserunjoji alias Sobi and his two accomplices to Nalufenya Police Facility in Jinja for further interrogations. The others are, Shafiq Kisozi and Tim Tasha. The trio was picked up yesterday from Rose Garden Hotel during an interview with journalists and was locked up at Nsangi police station, where they spent a night. The Police Flying Squad operatives picked up Sobi from Nsangi police Station in Wakiso district and drove off to Nalufenya in Jinja. The Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, told our reporter…

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