Odomaro Mucunguzi, a resident of Nyarungwe village in Kaharo parish, died on Sunday, two weeks after his release from Ndorwa Government Prison, where he served a five year jail term for murder. Mucunguzi had been convicted for the murder of an area resident only identified as Karama, with whom they had a land dispute in 2012.
According to Amos Banyenzaki, one of the area leaders says that the family members after drinking porridge, started complaining of stomach pains and suddenly started vomiting and developed running stomach.
Police in Kabale are holding an 80-year-old man for allegedly spearing his son to death over land disputes. Charles Katarakwenda, a resident of Nyakiharo cell, Mwanjari ward, Southern Division in Kabale Municipality, is alleged to have speared Andrew Ndyareeba who was aged 42.
About 60 households were forcefully evicted from the land measuring about 10 acres adjacent to Soroti district last Saturday. The land in question is under contention between Soroti University and residents.
A community of over 150 families under Kamaiba-Habitat Home Owners Association in Kasese Municipality is seeking justice from the lands ministry to recover their land that was fraudulently sold out to developers nearly eight years ago.
There is heavy deployment in Kacaboi village, Kachumbala Sub County in Bukedea district as police move to restrain people from carrying out revenge attacks over the death of a local council One official. Francis Tumwesigye, the East Kyoga Regional Police Commander says the deployment was to deter revenge attacks over the death of 85-year-old Joseph Echodu.
Joseph Kazibwe, an eye witness, says the residents descended on Nakalyango accusing her of bewitching Sonko over a land dispute. He says the mob members chopped off Nakalyangos hands and hacked her several times on the head.
John Mwaule, the Masaka District Police Commander, says they were forced to arrest him after the community linked him to the murder. According to Mwaule, they are holding Lubega as a prime suspect in the murder.
Concerned residents of Teso-sub region have tasked Chief Justice Bart Katureebe to intervene in their four cases in which they sued government seeking to be compensated for the loss of their cattle to Karimojong raiders and soldiers.
After spending four days in Luzira prison, Abbas Mubiru, the husband to the renowned local musician Stecia Mayanja has regained his freedom. This was after Chief Magistrate Lillian Bucyana released him on a cash bail of Shs1 million today.
The Ntuusi Sub County Chairperson Emmanuel Kamiyingo has been arrested for murder. Ntusi Sub County is located in Ssembabule district. Kamiyingo was arrested on Wednesday with three others over their alleged involvement in the murder of businessman Jonani Katungi.
The police in Kakuuto Sub-county in Rakai district have arrested a businessman in connection with an acid attack on his family members. The suspect has been identified as Anthony Bukenya (35), a solar and electronics dealer in Kakuuto town, and a resident of Kalivaliyo village.