Security & Crime Investigation

Pastor’s Family of Nine Poisoned in Gomba, One Child Dead: Police Investigations Underway

Police in Gomba district are investigating an incident that happened in Buzimba village in Kyegonza Sub County on June 23, 2024, where a family of nine fell victim to...

Police Warn Lyatonde LC V Chairperson against Inciting Mob Justice Amongst Locals 

Police in Greater Masaka have warned the LC V Chairperson of Lyatonde district, Fred Muhangi, to stop inciting...

Police Arrest Mother, Two Children for Brutal Murder of Husband over Family Dispute

The Territorial Police in Kigezi Region have in custody a mother and her two children for the alleged...

Woman in Kyotera Found Dead in Her House After Disappearing for Five Days

The people of Kyalulagala Kawuwa in Kyotera district woke up to shocking news of the mysterious death of...

Suspected Killer in Custody Following Gruesome murder of 11-Year-Old Girl in Kiboga Town Council

The territorial police in Kiboga are holding a suspect in connection with the horrific murder of an 11-year-old...

Pastor’s Family of Nine Poisoned in Gomba, One Child Dead: Police Investigations Underway

Police in Gomba district are investigating an incident that happened in Buzimba village in Kyegonza Sub County on June 23, 2024, where a family of nine fell victim to a poisoning attack. This resulted in the tragic death of a 3-year-old child, Jesper Otafire, and leaving eight others in critical condition. The family belongs to Salongo Lawerence Mukalazi, a pastor at the Five Fold Ministry Church in Mawukyi village, Kabulasoke, Gomba district. Reports indicate that the poison was laced with the...

Police Warn Lyatonde LC V Chairperson against Inciting Mob Justice Amongst Locals 

Police in Greater Masaka have warned the LC V Chairperson of Lyatonde district, Fred Muhangi, to stop inciting violence amongst the locals by ordering and mobilizing them to start carrying out mob justice on thieves. These remarks were made by the police after different media platforms showed Muhangi ordering the locals during a village meeting in Mpumudde sub-county, Lyatonde district, to start killing whoever was caught stealing, claiming that the area police were not doing anything to stop the thieves. During...

Police Arrest Mother, Two Children for Brutal Murder of Husband over Family Dispute

The Territorial Police in Kigezi Region have in custody a mother and her two children for the alleged brutal murder of her husband, and they later dumped the body in the toilet. In the statement released on June 17, 2024, SCP Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, identified the victim as Vincent Byamukama, a 53-year-old peasant of Mushuga village, Nyakisenyi sub-county, and the suspects as Everino Mutesigensi, aged 44, Hildah Nishaba, a 19-year-old daughter, and 6-year-old grandson Wilbroad Ainamani. According to Enanga,...

Woman in Kyotera Found Dead in Her House After Disappearing for Five Days

The people of Kyalulagala Kawuwa in Kyotera district woke up to shocking news of the mysterious death of a 45-year-old woman found in her own home after days of disappearance. The deceased, identified as Harriet Namugumya, was discovered lifeless in her house on June 13, 2024. According to locals, Namugumya had been missing for five days, prompting a community search across bushes and hospitals in the area. With no trace of her whereabouts, the villagers sought approval from their local...

Suspected Killer in Custody Following Gruesome murder of 11-Year-Old Girl in Kiboga Town Council

The territorial police in Kiboga are holding a suspect in connection with the horrific murder of an 11-year-old girl in Kirurumba cell, Kiboga Town Council, Kiboga District. In a Police statement released, SP Racheal Kawala the Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Wamala region revealed that the suspect has been identified as Madinah Nakyeyune a 42-year-old female resident of Kirurumba cell, Kiboga Town Council, Kiboga District. “The deceased is Oliver Namanda, a female aged 11 years, a pupil at FAIRWAY...

MBARARA: Fraudster Arraigned for Obtaining Money by False Pretense

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU), in a joint operation with the Criminal Investigations Directorate of Uganda (CID1_UG) and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), has apprehended Annah Asiimwe, who stands accused of obtaining money by false pretense, forgery, and uttering false documents. According to the Anti-Corruption Unit on June 10, 2024, Asiimwe has been arraigned before the Chief Magistrates Court in Mbarara and has been remanded to prison until her next court appearance on July 9,...