Justice Wilson Masalu Musene found him guilty of hacking to death Yosiah Kananire; a UPDF soldier attached Mbuya Military Barracks. Prosecution led by Kasese Resident State Attorney, Filbert Murungi told court that on the night of May 24, 2017, Nyaminji raided Kananire’s home in Butohyo village and cut his neck with a machete and chopped off his hands causing him instant death.
Asanairi Masereka Seketere a resident of Kizungu cell in Nyamwamba Division of Kasese municipality was facing murder charges at Fort Portal High Court.
Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi argued that on August 4, 2017, Seketere and Julius Bwambale arrested and severely assaulted Joseph Mbaju before subsequently causing his death.
Eric Sunday Nyamutale alias Aganaga, a resident of Kasanga in Bwera Sub county is accused of causing the death of Blasio Mbusa a resident of the same area.
High Court sitting at Rukoki in Kasese Municipality on Thursday heard that Nyamutale who was a bodaboda rider at Kasanga bodaboda stage fought with Mbusa over a passenger on September 13, 2017. Nyamutale fought with the deceased twice before they were separated by a one Harriet Masika.
Justice Musene is in Kasese for two weeks to preside over forty-two capital offences committed within the district. Out of the forty-two offences, twenty-four are aggravated defilement, three are rape while the rest are murder and aggravated robbery.
He appeared on Tuesday before Justice Wilson Masalu Musene who found him guilty of attacking Francis Kanyarutokye a boda-boda rider and robbing him of his motorcycle registration number UEH 688E Bajaj boxer on September 24, 2016.
The two-week-long recruitment exercise started yesterday in the districts of Gulu, Lyantonde, Kaabong, Lamwo and Kampala, before moving to Kotido, Kitgum, Amuru, Kyotera and Kampala Central Division, this morning.
Vanilla is a high-value crop with a kilogram of vanilla going for as much as 250,000 Shillings and more on the global market. Kasese which is one of the lead producers of the crop has been struggling to contain vanilla theft.
Sylvester Mapoze, the Mayor Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town council, says a team of security personnel was seen blocking Lorries delivering livestock on Monday night not to enter the holding grounds leading to chaos.
Kandabu is being accused of allegedly refusing to attend to a patient Bridget Biira who had undergone an episiotomy operation at the facility. It is alleged that Kandabu demanded 10,000 shillings before she could attend to Biira.
The plane from AIM air carrying the deceased’s bodies touched down at Kasese Airfield at exactly 2:14pm on Wednesday. It was followed by another plane carrying staff of Hope and Resurrection SS that were escorting their fallen colleagues.
The two are said to have met their death around 1PM on Sunday afternoon. According to family sources, the duo went to pick up the head teacher, Anthony Mading from Rumbek where he stays with his family using the school land cruiser. But they were stopped by their assailants at Tikic.
Kasese Resident District Commissioner, Lt. Joe Walusimbi confirmed the arrest but declined to reveal the identities of the suspects for fearing of jeopardizing investigations. According to Walusimbi, the trio was arrested on May 22 with an assortment of medical supplies destined for DRC.
The ex-combatants of the Rwenzururu Movement are former soldiers of the movement who participated in the armed struggle against the Tooro Administration from 1962 until 1982 when Rwenzururu Leader Charles Wesley signed a peace accord with government.
Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori East Region Police Spokesperson, says Kaseru succumbed to gunshot wounds he sustained when he attempted to confront thugs who raided the vanilla garden he was guarding in the wee hours of Monday.