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06:56
06:56

Magistrate's Court Commits Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana For Trial 1

Nantegge read the summary of the cases to the accused persons, saying that the state would present CCTV footage of their meetings in Ndeeba near Kabaka’s lake and happy boys’ restaurant to plan the killings.
18:32
18:32

Three Bar Employees Arrested For Torturing Masaka Residents 2 1

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrest saying the suspects are being detained at Masaka Central police station as investigations continue.
12:09
12:09

Grasshopper Trappers Feel The Pinch As Season Enters 18 Days Without Catch 1 5

Hajji Quraish Katongole, the Chairperson of Old Masaka Basenene Association Limited, the umbrella body of grasshopper trappers in the Masaka region, says that they have lost over Shillings 85million because of the grasshopper scarcity.
07:16
07:16

Security Bans Hiring Out Cars for Self Drive in Masaka 2 1

Ahmed Kateregga Musaazi, the Masaka Deputy Resident City Commissioner, who addressed taxi operators after the meeting, said that the security chiefs identified the practice of hiring vehicles for self-drive as a possible loophole for the wrong people can utilize to commit atrocities.
19:28
19:28

State Seeks More Time to Complete Investigations in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial 1 2

However, Defence Lawyer Shamim Malende contested the delays and asked the court to allow the legislators to seek medical attention from specialized doctors since Kigo and Kitalya prison authorities failed to give them the necessary treatment for their ailments. Ssegirinya did not appear before the court, even through a zoom link, reportedly due to a deteriorating health condition.
12:59
12:59

It’s Not Over, Police Tells Exonerated Masaka Priest 2

According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson, the priest's having been exonerated does not mean that the case is closed. He explains that they are following the DPP’s guidance to reinvestigate the matter in light of the new leads
18:15
18:15

DPP Drops Murder Charges Against Masaka Priest 2 1

Mugisha says that much as his name was tarnished he has forgiven the police and he will not sue them for damages. He further appealed to the police detectives to avoid mistakes in future.
15:31
15:31

Police Extends Bond For Masaka Priest

Mugisha returned to Masaka Police Station on Thursday for further questioning. According to his lawyer Alexander Lule, police extended the bond to Tuesday because the state prosecutor was not ready with the file.
14:40
14:40

Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Meet Over Rights Violations 4 1

Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and district leaders.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
12:14
12:14

Coffee Dealer Hacked In Masaka As Panga-wielding Assailants Strike Again 2

Shafik Ssendyowa, a resident of Gayaza Lubowa LCI in Kimanya-Kabonera division, Maska city, was heading back home at 8pm when the incident occurred.
12:49
12:49

Catholic Priest Investigated Over Death of Suspected Robber 1 3

The priest, Reverend Fr Richard Mugisha was summoned in relation to the death of Ronald Kyeyune, 30, a suspected robber who had allegedly broken into the priests’ house last night. It is alleged that the suspect was apprehended by the village security team after allegedly accessing the priests’ residence through the roof.
17:39
17:39

RPC Frustrates Prosecution Against Informer Who Misinformed Police in Masaka Murders 1

ACP Nkore has declined to testify as a prosecution witness against Vincent Muwonge alias Jude Bbaale, a crime preventer in Masaka town who is facing charges of giving false information to police in relation to the notorious machete-wielding gangs that terrorized Masaka in the recent past.
15:13
15:13

One Arrested in Masaka over Death of Three Boda Boda Riders 3

Katungi’s arrest follows an operation in which police recovered a motorcycle whose owner Joseph Ssebandeke, had been attacked by iron bar hitmen. Ssebandeke is in critical condition at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.
11:40
11:40

Leaders in Masaka Task Gov't On Illegal Immigrants 4 1

Michael Mulindwa Nakumusana, the Chairperson of Nyendo-Mukungwe division in Masaka City is afraid that their efforts to effectively tackle the apparent insecurity situation in the area could be frustrated by the huge number of illegal immigrants who government has not come out to directly control.
14:56
14:56

MP Want Curfew Lifted to Avert Insecurity in Masaka 3 1

In a meeting with the Minister of Security Major General Jim Muhwezi, the MPs asked him to either relax or completely lift the curfew restrictions.
13:44
13:44

MPs Blocked as Colleagues Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Appear at Police 1

The two opposition MPs representing Makindye West and Lubaga North were summoned to record statements at the Masaka Central Police Station concerning mysterious murders that have happened in the area in the recent past
10:00
10:00

Masaka Killings: Survivors Struggling with Medical Bills 1 5

They were admitted to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition following the attacks where they were asked to have a skull Computed Tomography (CT) scan to help health experts to detect brain injury, bleeding, and skull fractures.
09:01
09:01

Masaka Killings: Death Toll Reaches Nineteen As 60-year-old Woman Is Butchered 3

Nampijja’s death brings to five, the number of people killed since Monday this week. She also becomes the 19th victim in the spate of unexplained killings in the region in just under two months.
08:02
08:02

Army Intervenes As Masaka Killings Surge 5 1 Top story

Brigadier Deo Sande, the Commander of the Masaka Armoured Brigade, says that they have launched joint operations with the police to hunt down the assailants. He explains that they have received intelligence about the racket and they are following various clues that may lead them to the killers.
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