UTN News

POLICE INVESTIGATES KILLERS’ HIT LIST

By Kennedy M. and Mukisa Geoffrey

The Ugandan Police has started investigating a new hit list that has raised concern amongst several Ugandans.

The list topped by the Titular head of Muslims Community, Dr. Kassim Nakibinge Kakungulu, Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and Kyadondo East legislator, singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine.

Others on the new list are Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa, Lubaga North legislator Moses Kasibante Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, and Kampala Minister Beti Kamya.

Others include Kawempe South Legislator Mubarak Munyagwa, , Kampala Metropolitan South Commander Siraje Bakaleke and deputy Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima said the force will provide the necessary security assistance and investigations into the matter have started. He however, urged whoever is on the list to take personal caution.

News

LAW SOCIETY CONDEMNS BREAK INTO MBABAZI’S LAWYERS CHAMBERS

The Uganda Law Society (ULS) have condemned the recent break-in into the two law firms representing former presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi in his election petition challenging President Museveni’s victory.

The lawyers in their statement signed by the Society’s President

ZIKA VIRUS REACHES 4M CASES - WHO

The world health organization has warned the world of the mosquito-born Zika virus that it may infect up to four million people. This as the virus spreads to 23 Countries in South America, Brazil among other Countries and is believed to be an emerging health threat. Scientist are warning people living in tropical climate especially pregnant women about a new and alarming virus that once affected

VOTE BUYING & SELLING

Northern: OYAM-Few hours left to the polling date, Anti-Corruption Activists are stepping up measures against Vote buying and selling, to allow citizens take good choices to cast their votes.

Vote buying and selling is known to be a big problem in many African countries including

6 NABBED SELLING GOVERNMENT MOSQUITO NETS

Police in Luuka District is holding 6 people for allegedly selling Government supplied free Mosquito Nets.

The consignment was meant for free distribution to children

LUKWAGO GOES TO VOTE DEFENDING HIMSELF ON KAFUMBE MUKASA ROAD

Kampala - Defending himself on Kafumbe Mukasa graft President Museveni alleged he was at the center of staling road project.

The troubled Lord Mayor of Kampala went to cast his vote to reclaim his office amidst demonic allegations from president Museveni that he was at the center of the graft that saw Kafumbe Mukasa road down town stale for many

MUMBERE SECURITY WITHDRAWN

Kasese - The Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere has handed over three AK47 rifles to the army. The guns, which belong to the UPDF soldiers guarding Mumbere's palace, had been taken from from the palace armoury during a scuffle between the Omusinga's royal guards and his UPDF guards.

TREASON CHARGES PREFERED AGAINST DR. BESIGYE

The state has preferred treason charges against Forum for Democratic Change presidential hopeful Dr Kiiza Besigye, currently detained in Moroto district.

Dr Besigye is accused of unlawful swearing and failing to comply to

MAO ARRESTED IN TOGIKWATAKO SCUFFLE

>p>Kampala - Central police station is holding the Democratic Party president for holding un-lawful profession. Mao was rounded off along Kampala road with 11 DP supporters that were matching to Parliament this afternoon.

PROF MAMDANI BLASTS VC DDUMBA OVER NYANZI

The under fire Director of the Makerere University’s Institute of Social Research (MISR) Prof Mahmood Mamdani has vowed not to cooperate with an investigations committee appointed to resolve a conflict that he is entangled in with one of his research fellows, Dr Stella Nyanzi. The standoff yesterday hit the boiling point when Dr Nyanzi staged a nude protest at the Institute, over her eviction by Prof. Mamdani from her officer.