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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26 year-old woman in cells for killing her 4-day old child.

Police in Kisoro is holding a 26 year -old woman on allegations of killing her 4-day old child. Jackline Mahirwe, a resident of Butuga Village in Rwingi Parish, Nyakabande Sub-county, was arrested after locals became suspicious when they saw her without a toddler. The police spokesperson for Kigezi Region, Elly Maate says that Mahirwe later admitted killing her child and secretly burying him in a garden of beans. Maate says that police is also hunting for Mathias Sebahire, a boyfriend to Mahirwe, who is alleged to have also been behind…

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Thugs shoot UPDF soldier flee off with her gun in Kanungu

A female Uganda People’s Defense Forces -UPDF soldier is nursing bullets wounds at Kihihi Health Center IV in Kihihi town council, he sustained in an attack by armed thugs along Kihihi-Ishasha road in Kanungu District. The soldier has been identified as 27-year-old Lance Corporal Gladia Amenyo attached to Mpondwe Border Customs in Kasese district as an enforcement officer.  Amenyo was shot last evening at around 11:30 pm when two armed thugs ambushed a truck registration number UAZ 782M loaded with sweet plantain alias Gonja and palm oil to Democratic Republic…

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Authorities and Locals Rescue Kidnapped Boy

KABALE-Police in Kabale together with the help of the locals in Kacerere village, Rubaya Sub-County have recovered the five and half years boy alive who went missing on 03rd May, 2018 from Mayengo cell Kiniogo ward Katuna town council as earlier reported. According to the Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson, Elly Maate, police worked tirelessly with the parents following increased phone calls from the suspect that knew where the kid was. On Wednesday, the suspect who was claiming to be in Kanungu district with the kid demanded a ransom of Ugshs7m…

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One arrested for allegedly defrauding pension worth 14 million shillings

Police in Kabale district has arrested, Edison Kakuru Turyamureeba, for allegedly defrauding the pension worth 14million shillings for a deceased police officer. Kakuru a resident of Kanyamatembe cell in Kabere in Muko Sub County in Rubanda District is accused of defrauding the money from the late Benon Mayanja’s bank account. Mayanja, who was a police officer in the Uganda Police Force died in 2012 and before his death, he ordered Kakuru to take charge of withdrawing the pension and give it to his family for survival. Kakuru, who was then…

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Kasese Police Constable Defiles Deaf Girl.

A Police Constable in Kasese district has defiled and impregnated a 16- year old deaf girl. The victim has been under the care of the Child Family and Protection Unit at Kasese Police Station. In 2016, the girl was abandoned in Bwera town council by her parents. Since then she has been staying at the police barracks. A source at Kasese Police Station who preffered anonymity said that Dennis Alutu, the police officer has been defiling the girl since September last year. The source further said that Alutu was last…

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