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Guards to UPDF general were arrested over city robberies

Two guards including a UPDF sergeant and an Assistant Inspector of Police attached to a general in the UPDF have been arrested by security over the current wave of city robberies, the Nile Post has learnt. In the past few weeks, there have been a number of armed robberies in which a number of people […]

Police officer injured firefight with thugs in Rubaga

Police is investigating two criminals who had settled in Kinonya Zone, Rubaga Division with guns. Following a tip off, Police carried out an intelligence led operation at the rented apartment of Mulunda Stanley before the thugs started exchanging fire with the officers in order to escape. According to Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, one of the […]

Man clobbers landlord senseless for demanding rent, arraigned in court

KENYA. A tenant who allegedly assaulted his landlord for demanding rent was on Tuesday charged before a Nakuru court. Appearing before Principal Magistrate Bernard Mararo, Mr Yohana Sunday was accused of assaulting Mr George Shiundu, his landlord, at K...

THUG BREAK-IN CHEAP GENERAL HARDWARE AND KILLED TWO PEOPLE

Five armed robbers have attacked Cheap General hardware in Nasana, and killed three people on sport and took with Shs 200 million.  Notably, thugs arrived on motorbikes and shot the manager on spot and went ahead shooting randomly more five people, leaving many badly injured. However, the manager is not yet identified.  The robbers escaped […]

COURT ORDERS FOR ARREST OF GEN KYALIGONZA

Maj. Gen. Kyalingonza is alleged to have assaulted Ms Esther Namaganda on 24th February in Seeta, Mukono District. The Ugandan Ambassador to Burundi Rt. Maj. Gen Matayo Kyaligonza was needed by the Mukono Chief Magistrate’s Court last month April 10 to answer alleged charges of assaulting and causing bodily harm to a female traffic officer […]

Lira mayor, town clerk granted bail

The Lira Mayor Mike Ogwang and deputy town clerk Patrick Ogweng have today been granted a shs.3 million cash bail by Chief Magistrate of Anti-Corruption court Pamela Lamunu. The officials are accused of abuse of office. It is alleged that in December 2018, the Mayor irregularly awarded a contract worth Shs.25 million to Saving Grace […]

Kabarole Fire Accident: One Dead, Properties Worthy Millions Destroyed

By Alex Mujuni One person died on spot and six others were injured last evening when fire broke out in Fortportal town, Kaborale district. The incident happened at around at 21:00hrs at Town Centre near bus park in Fortportal town where a track carrying fuel in jerrycans and plastic drums caught fire killing one person […]

Dr Agaba’s killer should not have luxury of prison- Museveni

President Museveni has said that suspects who commit heinous crimes like murder don’t need to be given a chance of being taken to prison but rather sentenced to death there and then. Museveni made the remarks while condoling the family of the late Dr.Catherine Agaba, a doctor at International Hospital in Kampala who was killed […]

HAVE CCTV CAMERAS BEEN THE EYES, EARS AND A NOSE TO SENSE CRIME?

October 09, 2018, president Yoweri Museveni commissioned a CCTV Monitoring Centre for Kampala Metropolitan Police Area under the National Safe City Project at Natete Police Station in Rubaga Division. The aim was to cub down crime in Urban areas. This was after the rampant high profile murders like Sheikh Abdul Kadhir Muwaya, prosecutor Joan Kagezi, […]

Dutch fertility doctor ‘secretly fathered 49 children’ With Own Sperm

A deceased Dutch doctor mired in a fertility scandal fathered at least 49 children, an organisation representing parents and children born through IVF at his now-closed clinic has said. Jan Karbaat, who died in 2017, is the direct father of 49 children born after women visited his Rotterdam clinic, where he used his own sperm […]

Cattle theft shoots up in Kween, taskforce to fight crime formed

Increased cases of cattle theft have been reported in the eastern district of Kween. Reports indicate that over 20 heads of cattle have been reported missing in Benet subcounty alone in a period of one week. A joint force has been formed between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Police to suppress the vice. […]

Ugandan Uber driver charged with rape of client in Boston

An Uber driver of Ugandan origin has been arrested and charged with two counts of rape stemming from an alleged sexual assault that occurred near the Hatch Shell in Boston, according to Massachusetts State Police. Law enforcement received the report of...

Brunei will stone adulterous and gay muslims to death

Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, authorities said, under a strict Sharia law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism. Rights groups reacted in horror Wednesday to the latest hardline m...

American man sues Ugandan ex-wife for trying to sell his car

An American national, whose marriage to a Ugandan woman broke down more than a year ago, has sued his wife for breach of trust by framing him to sell his property. Mr Paul Roger Mathias filed the suit in the High Court against Ms Lilian Kaitesi (former...

Former Gagamel musician Denzo arrested

Just this week, three Ugandan musicians have been arrested over different issues, the latest being former Gagamel singer Denzo. He was arrested yesterday and going by the clip we saw, it looks like he was idle and disorderly. Denzo, whose real name is ...

Catherine Kusasira abandons case against Kasirye Ggwanga

Police yesterday said it was stuck with a case in which Maj Gen Kasirye Ggwanga is accused of shooting at singer Catherine Kusasira’s car because the latter has declined to record a statement. Gen Ggwanga shot at the artiste vehicle on Tuesday night la...

Woman accuses US rapper Soulja Boy of kidnap

Rapper Soulja Boy reportedly kidnapped a woman on Saturday and has since been reported to the police. According to reports by TMZ, the woman named Kayla visited Soulja Boy’s home in Agoura Hills just outside of Los Angeles on Friday night. They, howeve...

Disastrous Government? The things gov’t has registered after disaster

hatIn April 2014, following several false starts and aimless expenditures tuning to billions of shillings, government later became serious about the registration of all citizens aged 16 years and above for the National Identity Cards. National Identity Cards Shs 285 billion was put up for the process that President Museveni said would help track down […]

Disastrous Government? The things gov’t has registered after disaster

hatIn April 2014, following several false starts and aimless expenditures tuning to billions of shillings, government later became serious about the registration of all citizens aged 16 years and above for the National Identity Cards. National Identity Cards Shs 285 billion was put up for the process that President Museveni said would help track down […]

Chris Brown’s accuser files complaint after police photo leaked

A woman who accused US singer Chris Brown of rape has filed a new complaint in France after her police photo was leaked on the internet, a judicial source said Monday. The 25-year-old woman, identified in media reports as “Karima”, alleges ...

Drug-laced snacks sold in Kampala

Although the packaging is similar to ordinary snacks in supermarket shelves and retail stores, URN has established that some dealers are now using opium, kuber, ecstasy to cocaine as an ingredient for biscuits, cookies, cakes and nut crackers. Some of ...

VIDEO: Two murdered in Kyotera, dumped

Residents of Mabaale Kidda, Kabira Sub County in Kyotera District woke up to sad news of the murder of two people in the area. Residents claim they heard people raise alarm at about 4:00am but on dashing towards the direction of the alarms, they found Ibrahim Kakooza, 70, and Robert Nyabyenda 55, each lying in […]

Pastor’s son wanted for attempted murder

By David Ochieng Police is looking for Emmanuel Okoro, the 30-year-old son of Pastor Philemon Ongole for attempted murder. Okoro is accused of attempting to kill his step-daughter, four year old Joan Mirembe. Okoro allegedly slashed Joan’s stomach several times. Joan’s life was saved after a neighbour rushed her to Tororo Main Hospital for medical 

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