Walugembe, 18, had initially told police that thugs broke into their home at 2 a.m. on that fateful day. He claimed that he had run out of the house in disarray and hid outside, only to find her mother beheaded.
Delivering his Easter message at his home in Kitovu this morning, Bishop Kaggwa noted that the killings have caused panic among Ugandans. He asked government to come out and explain the source of guns used by the assailants.
The ten suspects who were part of Duko\'s criminal gang told police that they had gone on a killing spree with intent to discredit the security system. The killings were planned on Duko\'s orders, the suspects confirmed to police.
A man thought to be responsible for the killing of a husband and wife in their home in Rakai in 2013 has been arrested.The suspect Emmanuel Magembe was arrested at Mutukulu, trying to cross into Tanzania on Tuesday.
Three men charged in connection with the murder of nine people in Rakai District have been committed to High Court for trial. The suspects allegedly murdered nine people all members of the same family in January 2013 at Mutagombwa village in Kyebe sub-county in Rakai district.
A 70-year old woman has been found dead in her house in Kabwasa village, Rakai district. Angella Nansamba\'s body was discovered on Tuesday evening by a concerned neighbour who had not seen her for several days.
The proprietor of Mariana Hotel in Kasese town, Ronald Mbaguta has been remanded to Mubuku prison until November 04, 2014. Mbaguta was remanded along with Kigongo Kalemba, a "bouncer" at his hotel. The men face charges of murder.
The six survivors and witnesses in the recent murder that occurred at Kisunku village in Lwankoni Sub-county-Rakai district have been given special protection following the arrest of the key suspect in the case.
A man believed to have participated in the murder of Pastor Steven Mugambe and his family of eight has been remanded to Masaka prison. The suspect is Tanzanian national Vincent Fangesi â€œKanyamaâ€ (29).
The Uganda Police Force has finally released the photograph of Fred Mujulizi, the man wanted for a number of murders in Rakai. Police describe Mujulizi as a highly dangerous individual who will not hesitate to kill if he suspects he is about to be exposed. Extreme caution is advised when dealing with him.
Last month, Police arrested Baloja in connection with the murder of a couple identified as Maureen Namaato and her husband Charles Yiga. The couple\'s killing continued a worrying trend that has seen over 30 people murdered in their homes.
In most of the murders, the assailants drill holes through walls to gain access to their victims and hack them to death. At least 35 people have been killed in the Southern Uganda districts of Masaka, Lwengo, Sembabule and Rakai by unidentified assailants since this year begun. The latest victims , six, killed at the beginning of this week in Rakai and Masaka.
Because of Balojjaâ€™s strong ties with prominent politicians and top police detectives in the southern region, police secretly summoned him until when information leaked to the media today that he was questioned for over three hours on matters concerning the land dispute with Yiga that could have led to his death.
Over 50 residents from Kiwuula village in Mijwala Sub County have stormed Ssembabule Central Police station demanding explanation as to why police have failed to stop the mystery killings that are spreading in the area.
Four people have been killed in the last three days in the district in a manner eerily similar to the Rakai district killings. The latest attack was on Thursday night where a man was beheaded in his own home.