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Four suspected thieves killed in Lira

Four suspected thieves killed in Lira

Mob in Lira killed four suspected thieves who broke into a saloon and stole property last Friday at around 0300hrs. The four thugs are yet to be identified, one survived and was identified as Odongo Bonny and is currently admitted at Lira Regional Referral Hospital Emergency Ward. This happened at Kichope, in Ojwina Division, Lira […]

Major reshuffle in police, Nabakooba, Asuman Mugyenyi out

  A major reshuffle has taken place in Uganda police. The Inspector General of Police, Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura has appointed senior detective Commissioner, Simon Kuteesa the new police spokesman replacing Asuman Mugenyi. The new police spokesman will sit in a newly formed police unit under Kayihura’s office that will oversee the media relations and […]

Police charges 8 FDC supporters with murder of policeman

  Uganda police have charged eight FDC supporters with the murder of an assistant inspector of police, John Boso Ariongo. Ariongo was hit with a big stone on the head and died on spot on Wednesday. The FDC supporters who have been charged with murder include Catherine Dembe, an LC5 woman councilor in Mpigi, businessman […]

American man dies of cocaine overdose, world mourns

  The world has mourned an American man who reportedly died of cocaine overdose in Uganda’s capital city Kampala. Jeff Rice died over the weekend and a postmortem report issued today indicated that he died of suspected cocaine overdose. America is one of the countries in the world that fights against the use of cocaine […]

Police warn on false prophets who are on increase in Uganda

Police spokesman Asuman Mugyenyi has warned Ugandans against getting involved in activities of false prophets. He says many people have lost their money and lives under the activities of false prophets who disguise as born again pastors. Mugyenyi says that some witchdoctors camouflage as pastors and discourage the sick persons to shun hospitals. In the […]

Vehicle rams into train, passengers injured

A speeding vehicle has today morning rammed into a high speed train inKampalainjuring the passengers on board. The accident occurred in Wankoko in Bugolobi,Kampaladistrict.  The police spokesman, Asuman Mugyenyi confirmed the accident and attributed it to reckless driving. He says that the injured persons were a couple. The unidentified couple has been admitted to Mulago […]

99 year old man defiles 8 year old girl

Police in Buvuma district has today arrested a 99 year old man over defilement of eight year old girl. The police spokesman for central East region, Lameka Kigozi says that the old man who is resident of Namatooke village in BusanziSubCounty, Buvuma District may appear in court on Wednesday. Kigozi says the old man faces […]

Police re-arrests FDC iron lady Ingrid Turinawe

The head of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Women League, Ingrid Turinawe has been rearrested and detained at Kasangati police station. Ingrid Turinawe was arrested near her home on Gayaza road on suspicion that she was preparing to prelaunch ‘walk to work’ protests. The police officers who arrested her were commandeered by Sam Omara, the […]

UPDF deploys at Bukenya’s home

Scores of UPDF soldiers have been deployed at Kasata Hussein Bukenya’s home in Kakiri after Kasta lost reportedly threatened to mobilize people in Kakiri to demonstrate on Christmas eve over high prices of commodities. “Kasta is intimidating NRM supporters in Kakiri,” Ibin Senkumbi, the police spokesman for Kampala metropolitan region which includes Kakiri says. Senkumbi however […]

Cameras spying on Col. Kiiza Besigye’s home

  Security agencies in Kampala are reportedly spying on Col. Kiiza Besigye’s home in Kasangati, in Kampala, headquarters of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), and Besigye’s up country home in Rukungiri. Besigye is the president general of FDC and he has contested for president thrice and lost the polls. A source in security tells us […]

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