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POLICE INVESTIGATES KILLERS’ HIT LIST

By Kennedy M. and Otim Norbert

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.

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BESIGYE ATTENDS CHURCH IN RUBANDA

Under a tight security, the former Forum for Democratic Change Presidential Candidate Col Dr Kiiza Besigye attended two church services at Rubanda Catholic Church and later at Kaceerere Church of Uganda both in Rubanda district. Dr Besigye later addressed a rally in Rubanda town, garnering votes for the FDC candidate in the district Parliamentary race.

BOMB CONVICT STARTS COMMUNITY WORK

Muzafar Luyima, one of the eight convicts in the just concluded bomb trial has been formerly handed over to the area leadership so that he can commence his sentence of one year community service by the Registrar Criminal Division of High Court.

Registrar Mary Khainza handed over Muzafar to his Namasuba area chair person

IGG SHAKES POLICE OVER FAKE ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The inspector general of government is investigating over 36 Senior Police Officers over allegations of submitting forged academic documents while joining the force.

BUNDIBUGYO ETHINIC CONFLICT: DEATH LINGERS ON

Bundibugyo - As tension continues to flare between the Bamba and the Bakonjjo in the grater Rwenzori region, the death toll is seemingly increasing with at-least over five people dead on a daily basis. The ethnic battles barreling a legacy that arose from land conflicts has instigated hatred amongst the Bakonzo and the Bamba communities, who have resorted to hacking each other to death.

SSERUNJOGI BEATS KIBEDI IN ROUND TWO

The High Court in Kampala has upheld the victory of Charles Musoke Sserunjogi as the Kampala Central Division mayor.

Sserunjogi’s victory had been challenged by his political rival Kibedi Muhammed Semata Nsegumire of the ruling National Resistenace Movement on grounds of conniving with the returning officer of Kampala District

GOVERNMENT DEFIES COURT ORDER ON KAVEERA

At the end of the last month high court judge Margaret Oguli dismissed the petition in which the plastic manufacturers sought for an injunction to NEMA activities against them but rather awarded costs for all the loses that could suffered by manufacturers. A few days later government as defied court decision to compensate losses suffered by the manufacturers in the process of enforcing

BESIGYE DEFIED POLICE ORDERS, POLICE OFFICER TELLS COURT

A senior superintendent of police yesterday told Kasangati magistrates court that former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye defied police orders regarding which routes to use in order to access his party head quarters in Najjanakumbi without passing through the busy central district of Kampala.

Officer David Ulama attached to the Field Force Unit, told court presided over by Grade One Magistrate

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

JOURNALISTS BLOCKED FROM COVERING KIRUMIRA CASE

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

There was scuffle at the police headquarters as police tried to block journalists from accessing court premises where ASP Muhammad Kirumura was supposed to appear for the hearing of his case.

His last appearance in court as well caused havoc in court chambers when senior commissioner