34 year old sentenced over aggravated defilement.

High court sitting in Kabale yesterday sentenced 34 year old Apollo Sanvura to 21 years in prison over aggravated defilement. Court that was presided over by the Kabale High Court Judge, Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe heard from prosecution led by, Peter Muhindo that on 12th March 2015, while at Muramba in Nyakabande sub county, Kisoro district, Sanvura had canal knowledge with a six year old minor, contrally to the penal code act 194(4) a-b. Sanvura is said to have convinced the victim with a doughnut. Through his lawyer Justus Muhangi of…

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Residents Demand for a Police Post.

Residents and leaders in Rushaki ward of Southern division in Kabale municipality are demanding for a police post, so as to be able to reduce on the increased criminality in their area. Local leaders led by the Rushaki Local council III councilor, who also doubles as the division vice chairperson, Yusuf Twegumwe and the Rushaki ward chairman local council II, Jack Robinson Kiiza, say that there are increased cases of robberies and house break-ins, which can only be minimized by intensifying security in the area. They also say that they…

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Prosecutions Oppose Kitata second bail application

The Prosecutions has opposed the second bail application by the jailed patron of Boda boda 2010 Association, Abdullah Kitatta, saying he is capable of meddling with evidence once released. Kitatta is battling charges of illegal possession of military supplies, a monopoly of defense forces. These include four UPDF uniforms, head gear, two pistols, AK47 gun and 55 rounds of ammunition. He was picked up together with twelve others from Vine Hotel Wakaliga and Busega between 19th and 21st, January 2018 and arraigned before the UPDF General court martial. Kitatta applied…

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Police to effect headway in investigating the assassination of Hon. Abiriga.

The Uganda Police Force is yet to make headway in its investigations, into the assassination of the former Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga and the former Senior Principal State Attorney, Joan Kagezi Namazzi. This was contained in a police brief, provided to the Human Rights Committee of parliament on the status of investigations into high profile murders in the country. Unidentified assassin’s riding on a motorcycle sprayed Abiriga’s vehicle with bullets killing him and his brother, Saidi Kongo on 8th June 2018, as they drove home in Kawanda…

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Police in Rukiga arrests 8 people for allegedly holding unlawful assembly.

Police in Rukiga district is holding 8 people for allegedly holding unlawful assembly. The suspects were found in a house of Addah Kahababo, a resident of Kangondo ward in Rukiga town council, claiming to be operating a church under the name “Full Gospel”. She was also arrested. Others are, Christine Arinda, Apofia Tumusiime, Hope Nyamurungi, Annah Mugabirwe, Moreen Nyangoma, and Angellah Nyangoma, residents in the parishes of Kitojo, Nyarurambi and Kangondo ward. They were arrested their purported pastor identified as, Aggrey Elias Mubangizi, a resident of Kafunda ward in Ibanda…

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Police Arrests An Ex-convict Over Alleged Robbery

Police in Kabale district has arrested an ex-convict over alleged robbery and causing insecurity in the district. The suspect is, Edison Asimwe aged 46years and a resident of Rwabankinda cell Nyanja parish Maziba Sub County Kabale district. Asimwe, was convicted for aggravated robbery and sentenced to eight years in Mbarara prison, where he served his sentence that ended in October last year. The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate, says that the suspect was tracked and arrested on Sunday from his home, after residents became suspicious, over his uncoordinated movements…

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8 guns, Magazines Recovered From Home of Late Fronasa Fighter

Eight guns and fifteen empty magazines have been recovered from the home of the late James Karambuzi, one of the fallen Front for National Salvation (Fronasa) fighters in Kabale district. The home is located in Igabiro cell, Mwanjari ward in Southern Division of Kabale Municipality. Two of the recovered guns are, Sub Machine Guns-SMGs while the others are Semi-Automatic Rifles SARS. The guns were recovered by builders, who are constructing a permanent commercial structure under President Yoweri Museveni’s donation. Karambuzi, was among the first recruits into Fronasa, a rebel group…

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Third year student stabbed to death in Kabale bar brawl

Cleophas Rukundo ,a third year student of Bishop Barham University College Kabale, a Constituent College of Uganda Christian University has died after being stabbed in a bar brawl. Rukundo who is perusing a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a resident of Hamuganda village, Bukoora Parish in Kitumba Sub county Kabale District was in the wee hours of today morning at around 04;00 AM while at New California T & J Transit bar and Hotel, a popular night spot and a hub for sex workers in Kabale town.   According to…

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16 year old girl lynched by a mob in Kisoro

Police in Kisoro district have launched investigation into an incident in which a 16year old girl was lynched by a mob. Meran Nyiranshuti, a resident of Nyabune village, Murora Sub County in Kisoro district, was lynched on Friday evening at around 6:00pm, after being found in possession of suspected stolen beans. The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate, confirms the incident saying that police was notified by Murora sub county Gomborora Internal Security Officer, Safari Bernard, before they visited the scene and took the deceased’s body to Kisoro hospital mortuary,…

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55 year-old Man found lying dead on the roadside in Bukinda Sub County

Residents of Ibaso Cell, Bukinda Sub County Rukiga District yesterday woke up in shock after they found a body of 55 year-old Justus Ndiheihi lying along Kahondo road. The deceased is a resident of Ibaso cell, Highland Ward. According to Andrew Twesigye, the deceased’s neighbor, they were with Ndiheihi at burial of another neighbor Robert Katete, until at around 10:00pm when Ndiheihi went to Bukinda Trading Centre to buy some items, but never returned. Twesigye says that it was until yesterday morning at around 7:00am when his body was found.…

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