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Posts tagged as “Crime & Investigation”

Buddo OB Announces on Facebook: I am Going to Commit Suicide

Ugandans are on Facebook struggling to convince an Old Boy of Kings College Buddo to avoid committing suicide after he announced he was about to rage his life on Sunday afternoon. “I have been exercised (sic) and abandoned by my family,” said Joseph Atukunda in a Facebook post on Sunday. “I thank them for being […]

New Vision’s Charles Etukuri Hospitalised after Attack

Vision Group journalist, Charles Etukuri, has been admitted in critical condition after being attacked by unknown thugs at his home on Saturday night.  Details remain scanty. But a workmate said Etukuri, a top crime reporter of New Vision, is currently admitted at IHK Hospital in Kampala. Etukuri is known to live in Bweyogerere, Wakiso District. […]

SOMALIA WAR: UPDF Counters Soldiers’ Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

After several incidents of UPDF soldiers opening fire on their comrades or members of the public during or immediately after combat missions, the armed forces have conducted a two-week post-mission guidance and counselling session for its 24th battle group (UGABAG XXIV) that returned from Somalia earlier in May. The Chief of Staff Land Force, Maj […]

FEATURE: How Safe is Your Child at a Swimming Pool?

This past Monday, the country was shocked after learning about the death of State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule’s twins who drowned in a swimming pool at their home in Mbalala, Mukono district. Global Statistics from International Life Saving Federation indicate that 1.2 million people die of drowning every year, 50 per cent being children. […]

Rwandan Rebel Leader Callixte Sankara Faces Prosecutors

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has handed over captured rebel leader, Callixte Sankara to prosecutors. “The National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) has received from Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), the case of Nsabimana Callixte alias Sankara, wanted by NPPA,” the body said in a statement on Friday. Donning black sunglasses, Sankara was paraded before the media in […]

Police: Pato Behind Susan Magara Ransom Recording

Uganda Police Force (UPF) has spoken out on why Patrick Kashaija Agaba alias Pato is a major suspect in the death of Susan Magara, saying his conduct during the time when she was kidnapped and after the murder were suspicious. Pato, a wanted Ugandan fugitive, was arrested on the 7 March, 2018, by members of […]

Police: Pato Behind Susan Magara Ransom Recording

Uganda Police Force (UPF) has spoken out on why Patrick Kashaija Agaba alias Pato is a major suspect in the death of Susan Magara, saying his conduct during the time when she was kidnapped and after the murder were suspicious. Pato, a wanted Ugandan fugitive, was arrested on the 7 March, 2018, by members of […]

Briefing: Pato Detained At Kireka over Magara; Kagame, Kenyatta Root for ICT Investment; Garang Warns on Protest; Besigye at Oxford Union

This is ChimpReports’ Morning Intelligence Briefing. The report gives readers an early morning grasp of what’s happening in the East African region. The exclusive reports run from Monday to Friday. For leaks, confidential reports and news tips, please WhatsApp our desk on +256778146841. Magara Murder Suspect Pato Detained At Kireka Patrick Kasaija aka Pato Agaba, the prime […]

Magara Murder: South African Police Repatriates Pato to Uganda

The South African Police Service, through the help of the Interpol office in Pretoria,  successfully extradited a fugitive on Wednesday who was wanted for a murder he had allegedly committed in Uganda. The Department of Justice from Uganda requested via Interpol that the arrest of Patrick Kasaija aka Patrick Agaba who was believed to be […]

Magara Murder: South African Police Repatriates Pato to Uganda

The South African Police Service, through the help of the Interpol office in Pretoria,  successfully extradited a fugitive on Wednesday who was wanted for a murder he had allegedly committed in Uganda. The Department of Justice from Uganda requested via Interpol that the arrest of Patrick Kasaija aka Patrick Agaba who was believed to be […]

Thugs Hijack Ambulance, Rob Occupants At Gunpoint

Police in Isingiro district are investigating circumstances under which an ambulance was hijacked and occupants robbed of their property including money.  The incident happened on Sunday. According to statement made at police by the driver, Mr Amos Tukasingura, four people armed with AK-47 rifles, a machete and sticks intercepted him near Kabingo Town Council around […]

PHOTOS: Kibuule Family Prepares for Twins’ Burial Ceremony

Preparations are underway for the burial of Water Minister Ronald Kibuule’s twins, Chimp Corps report. The two-year-old boys drowned in a swimming pool at their home in Mbalala, Mukono district. Family members are currently setting off to Kapeke Village, a few miles from Mbalala where the remains of the deceased will be laid to rest. […]

SG Atoke Breaks Silence as Mwesigye-Gashirabake Sexual Harassment Saga Deepens

The Ministry of Justice has refuted claims by Senior State Attorney Samantha Mwesigye that it did not try to investigate her claims of sexual harassment by her supervisor now serving as Deputy Solicitor General, Christopher Gashirabake, saying a committee was constituted to handle the complaint. Solicitor General Francis Atoke said he received the complaint from […]

Jim Muhwezi: I’ve a Swimming Pool without a Protective Cover

Former Information Minister Jim Muhwezi has revealed he owns a swimming pool but has never thought of adding a protective cover. Muhwezi made the remarks on Tuesday morning while paying respects to Minister Ronald Kibuule’s twins who drowned in the domestic pool yesterday. “I have a swimming pool at my residence and I don’t have […]

PHOTOS: Ssekandi Arrives at Kibuule’s Residence

Vice President Edward Ssekandi has paid a tribute to the deceased twins of State Minister for Water Resources, Ronald Kibuule. Kibuule’s 2-year-old twins, Raymon Kato and Rayden Wasswa were on Monday evening playing around the swimming pool when they drowned. Ssekandi arrived at the Minister’s residence in Mbalala, Mukono on Tuesday morning. He spoke briefly […]

Photos of Swimming Pool: Mourners Gather as Kibuule Mourns Death of Twins

The first pictures of the swimming pool which took the lives of State Minister for water Resources, Ronald Kibuule’s twins have emerged. The 2-year-old boys, Roman Kato and Raiding Wasswa were playing around the swimming pool when they drowned on Monday evening. Police is currently taking statements from workers at the house who were present […]

Breaking: Minister Kibuule’s Kids Drown in Swimming Pool

The State Minister for Water Resources Hon Ronald Kibuule is heartbroken after his twins drowned in a swimming pool. It’s understood the shocking incident occurred Monday at Kibuule’s palatial home in Mukono district. The circumstances under which the kids drowned remain unclear.  Speaking to ChimpReports, Kibuule confirmed the development but didn’t provide details.  “My kids […]

Kaganzi: The Grief of Losing a Family in a Car Accident

When life hands you lemons, use them to make lemonade. This is exactly what Chris Kaganzi is doing to recover from depression after losing his whole family in a car accident him being the diver that day. December, 2, 2017 was like any other hopeful day for Kaganzi and his family of a 3-month-old child […]

EXCLUSIVE: Otafiire Breaks Silence on Gashirabake-Mwesigye Sexual Harassment Saga

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (Rtd) Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire, has spoken out on the alleged sexual harassment of Senior State Attorney Samantha Mwesigye, saying much as he doesn’t dispute her claims against Deputy Solicitor General, Christopher Gashirabake, he could not rule out other motives. “I really sympathise with her because as a […]

Court Summons 2 Senior Lands Officials over Shs2b Fraud

The Anti-Corruption Court has summoned two senior officials of the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) in connection with allegations that they fraudulently paid out Shs2b in land compensation. The duo, Jethro Albert Mugumya, the undersecretary, and Jeremiah Twinomugisha, 34, the internal auditor are expected in the Kololo-based court on Monday to plead to the charges of […]

Owiny Dollo: If You Stop Bribing Judicial Officials, Corruption Will End

The Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owinyi Dollo has blasted the public which continues bribing judicial officers and at the end refer to the whole judiciary as a corrupt organization. While engaging locals at Makindye Magistrate’s Court on Friday, Dollo was informed that corruption in judiciary was affecting delivery of justice in Uganda. In response the […]

In Kampala, Resistance Grows Against Pan – African Parliament President, Nkodo

The Pan – African Parliament is headed for tough times ahead after news emerged that a motion has been approved and a committee established to investigate the speaker, Roger Nkodo Dang.  The decision came during a closed door sitting held Thursday afternoon in Kampala. Nkodo, a Cameroonian, is accused by colleagues of nepotism, abuse of […]

Sexual Harassment Scandal Shakes Justice Ministry; Potential Judge’s Career at Stake

 A case of sexual harassment is slowly engulfing the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs after a senior official accused her boss of “persistent” unwanted sexual advances, Chimp Corps report. “The harassment has since graduated to victimization,” cried Samantha Mwesigye, a Senior State Attorney.  “I have been irregularly recalled from Committees and prevented from leaving […]

Exclusive: 4 UPDF Soldiers Shoot Each other Dead in Somalia

Four Ugandan service members were killed at  a military base in Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu on Friday, following a mysterious shootout.  Uganda’s Defence Spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire confirmed the shooting when contacted by ChimpReports on Saturday night.  He said the “shooting took place at Mogadishu Base Camp” – a sprawling complex where hundreds of AMISOM soldiers […]