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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23 year old man Killed by assailants in Rukungiri

Police in Rukungiri district is investigating the circumstances under which a 23 year old man was killed by yet to be identified assailants. The deceased has been identified as, Bernard Barugahare a resident of Rukiri cell, Kyamakanda parish in Buyanja Sub County, Barugahare’s body was found dumped at Rwamuhima swamp in Rwamuhima cell Kyamakanda parish on Wednesday at around 09:00PM. The Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate says that Barugahare was last seen at Omukalere trading centre on Tuesday for a social hour. Maate says that the deceased’s body was…

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Terror suspects killed in Kampala connected to Magara death-Gov’t

KAMPALA: Government has said that the two suspects killed today when security invaded Usafi market mosque were related to the kidnap and subsequent murder of Suzan Magara. Suzan Magara, 28, was working as an administrator for the family businesses as well as a cashier for Bwendo Dairy Farm in Hoima before she was kidnapped in Mengo as she left work to drive home in Lungujja on 7th February this year. Three weeks later, her body was dumped in Kitiko along the Entebbe Express highway. The Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen.…

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Security officials in Kabale tasked to improve on security in Rushaki ward

The Kabale District Deputy Speaker, John Paul Ahabwe, has asked security officials to improve on security in Rushaki ward of Southern Division in Kabale Municipality, in order to avert the increased crime rate in the area. Ahabwe, who is also the area district councilor, says that they report over seven cases of robbery, every week at Kabale Central police station. He however blames the police for the rising insecurity and crimes in the area saying that whenever habitual criminals are arrested, they are released from detention before they appear before…

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Crime preventer hangs himself in Rukiga

A Crime preventer in Kamwezi Sub County of Rukiga district has committed suicide by hanging himself. The deceased has been identified as, Eliab Tumuranze in his 30’s, a resident of Kinyamozi village in Kibanda parish of Rukiga district and a son to the area LC1 Chairperson, Stanley Rwendeire. The deceased was found today morning at around 11:00am, hanging in a piece of blanket, in his seating room. According to the Kamwezi Sub County Youth Councilor, Boaz Ainembabazi, residents became suspicious, when the deceased delayed to open his door. They later…

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Kabale Grade one magistrate remands 7 people to Ndorwa prison

The Kabale Grade one magistrate, His worship Raphael Vueni, has today remanded seven people to Ndorwa government prison on charges of malicious damage. The suspects are, John Muhumuza, Robert Habasa, Ben Bangirana, Joseph Kanyesigye, Callist Tumuramye, Aprinarious Tirwakunda and one only identified as Brian. Prosecution told court today that on 31st March 2018, while at Kahunyira cell in Nyarurambi parish of Rwamucucu Sub County, Rukiga district, the seven suspects allegedly cut down two and a half acres of banana plantation belonging to one of the area, Frank Kyerere Besigye. When…

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