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Byakagaba replaces Ochola as the new Uganda Police boss

May 18, 2024    By Country Radio

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has appointed former Director of Counter Terrorism at Uganda Police Force, Abbas Byakagaba, as the new Inspector General of Police. Byakagaba replaces Martin Okoth-Ochola whose term expired earlier this year and will be deputised by Assistant Inspector General of Police James Ochaya, who replaces Maj Gen... Read More

Kanungu woman arrested Over husband’s murder

April 20, 2024    By Country Radio

Kanungu: Police in Kanungu have in detention one suspect identified as Annet Sunday on allegations of murdering her husband George Mpabuka, both residents of Mashoko cell, Rushaka Parish Nyamirama sub-county Kanungu district. It’s alleged that, on the night of Thursday 18th April 2024, the deceased was strangled and assaulted to... Read More

Just in: Molly Katanga denied bail in Husband’s murder case.

April 9, 2024    By Country Radio

Kampala: High Court judge Isaac Muwata on Tuesday April 9th 2024 denied bail to Molly Katanga, who is charged with the murder of her husband, Henry Katanga. The judge said since the matter has been fixed for hearing, it is in interest of justice that her bail is denied.  The... Read More

Court upholds decision to deny registration of gay rights group

March 12, 2024    By Country Radio

Kampala: Three justices of the Court of Appeal, led by Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, have upheld a High Court decision that registering organizations promoting LGBTQ activities is illegal. The case originated from a 2016 appeal filed by three gay rights activists: Frank Mugisha, Dennis Wamala, and Joanita Mary Ssenfuka.... Read More

Rukungiri Police nets four over Mobile Money fraud.

March 7, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Police in Rukungiri district have arrested three men and a mother of two children over mobile money fraud. The four whose identities were concealed not to jeopardize the investigations were on Wednesday 06th March 2024 apprehended by a team of police officers led by the DISO Rukungiri from Nyabikuku village in Rushasha... Read More

Millennium security company guard arrested over murder

March 7, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Police in Rukungiri have in detention Nicholas Ainembabazi a security guard attached to Millennium security company who is alleged to have murdered a 22-year-old Kenneth Masanyu, a resident of Kyobugombe cell, Kamahuri parish, Rugarama North, sub-county, Ntungamo district. It’s alleged that on the 05th March 2024 at around 10:00 pm while in Rugoma cell, Southern division, Kebisoni town... Read More

Rukungiri Police investigates Edson Byaruhanga’s Murder

March 6, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances under which a 45 year old man Edson Byaruhanga died. The deceased, a resident of Ruhira cell Kazindiro parish Bugangari sub county Rukungiri district, was discovered unconscious on Tuesday 5th March 2024 at around 02:00 pm at Kazindiro trading centre by bypassers. It’s alleged that on the fateful... Read More

Muhwezi’s suspected murderer further remanded.

February 5, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri:The Rukungiri grade one magistrate’s court has today Monday 05th Febuary 2024 adjourned the hearing of a case in which William Sebikaru is accused of murdering Justus Muhwezi. Ssebikalu is accused of intentionally knocking Muhwezi who was the manager at Rukungiri Kings Hotel located in Rwobusisi cell, Kyamakanda parish, buyanja sub-county,... Read More

Rukungiri police hunts for assailants who hacked to death a 29 year old man .

January 31, 2024    By Country Radio

Rukungiri: Police in Rukungiri are hunting for yet unknown suspects who were involved in the murder of a 29 old Medard Turyasingura a resident of Bigaga cell Rwerere town council Rukungiri district. It’s alleged that, on Tuesday at around 08:00am, at Ruhiira cell Kazindiro parish Bugangari sub-county, while Kiconco Apophia was... Read More

Rwandan National dies in a ugandan bus

January 29, 2024    By Country Radio

A 21-year-old Rwandan national, James Tuyizere, died on Monday while traveling in a Horizon bus from Kampala to Kisoro. The incident occurred when the bus reached Ntungamo, and Tuyizere began vomiting. Despite being moved to the back seat, he passed away as the journey continued towards Kabale town. Hamis Magomu,... Read More