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POLICE SIEGE HOME OF BYANYIMA

By Nabbuye Rehemah

Police has besieged the home of Edith Byanyima sister to Dr Winne Byanyima over alleged possession of illicit goods.

Police publicists claim that the raid is in response to Edith Byanyima’s suspected connection to MP Bobi Wine and the People Power movement.

This took a while as Police cordoned her home in search of the alleged illicit materials.

We later learnt that the police seized materials from the house related to the People Power campaign, despite Edith’s protest of the officers’ lack of search warrants.

According to a search form seen by this website; the officers found “twenty four pieces of red clothes.

Edith Byanyima’s lawyer Erias Lukwago claims that the said pieces of red cloths were napkins found on her table

Edith’s sister, Winnie Byanyima confirmed the raid, and claimed it was ordered by the Inspector General of Police himself, Martins Okoth Ochola.

She also confirmed that Edith was indeed an active participant in the People Power movement.

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman Luke Owoyesigire asked for more time to get briefed on the incident.

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MUMBERE BAIL HEARING FOR 6th FEB

BY UTN REPORTER

Jinja - Hearing of the second bail application for Jailed Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has been fixed for 6th/February/2017 before Jinja High court. According to one of Mumbere's lawyers Evans Ochieng, this particular application has been allocated to Justice Michael Elabu.

EID BABIES AS KIBULI HOSPITAL GIVES BACK

At least 5 New born babies have been confirmed to have been born on Eid Day at Kibuli Muslim hospital.

Employees of KAD services a company which handles cleaning compound designing and fumigation of this hospital opted to give back to the parents who gave birth on this Eid el Fitri day.

DP’S PLANS FOR 2018

BY RENITTA KAHINJU

The Democratic Party, DP has launched a strategy entailing the Party’s plans 2018.

The Democratic Party’s Spokesman Kenneth Paul Kakande revealed

VENDORS CRY FOUL OVER LOW EASTER SALES

Market vendors selling utilities, like food, chicken, tomatoes, are crying for low sale turn ups during this festive season. A number of markets we reached to, vendors are still stranded with their commodities, with no customers yet, and those appearing, want to buy at low prices. Walking through various markets in Kampala metropolitan

KAWEESI WIDOW DELIVERS BABY BOY

Kampala - The widow of the fallen Police boss AIGP Felix Kaweesi has delivered a baby boy a day after her hubby was laid to rest in Lwengo District in Tuesday

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.

GOVERNMENT CRACKS WHIP ON PONOGRAPHY

Government has swung into action to combat the rising cases of pornography in the country. This follows cabinet approval of the pornography control committee required to work closely with ethics and integrity ministry, police in curbing down the vices. Section 3 of the anti- pornography Act 2014 provides for the establishment of the committee to take necessary measures to

PROTEST AT BUTAMBALA VOTE RECOUNT

Butambala: Police has involved in running battles with residents in Mpigi who are protesting against a vote recount in the Butambala Woman MP race.

The loser in the recent Parliamentary polls for the seat Aisha Kabanda petitioned

DR BESIGYE ARRESTED AS HE ATTEMPTED TO ENTER POLICE HQS

Rtd Col Dr Kiza Besigye after casting his vote he proceeded to Naguru Police where he suspected vote rigging.

He was subsquently arrested and detained for a