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Police Boss Bangirana Under Probe Over Shs 100bn Scam

By: URN The Inspectorate of Government is investigating Godfrey Bangirana, the police director of engineering and logistics for alleged financial impropriety. Bangirana is accused of misappropriating more than Shs 100 billion. The spokesperson of the Inspectorate of Government, Munira Ali has confirmed the ongoing investigations. "It is true we are investigating the directorate

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MP Zaake Released on Bond, Cleared to Travel for Treatment

Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake Butebi has Monday been released on police bond and cleared to fly out for further treatment. Zaake who has been hospitalized since Monday August 13th is being charged with treason and escaping from custody. He was arrested on the evening on August 13th and tortured

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American National Who Assaulted Grand Imperial Hotel Staff Granted Bail

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to a 70 year-old American who is accused of assaulting a hotel employee. However Jimmy Taylor, denied the charges brought before him and Magistrate Robert Mukanza granted him bail. A non - cash bail of one million Uganda Shillings was granted after presenting substantial

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Makerere Student Arrested for Staging Own Kidnap, Asking for Ransom from Friends

Police in Nansana has arrested a 23 year old Makerere University student for allegedly faking her own kidnap and demanding a five millions ransom from her friends. The student has been identified as Jane Francis Nampijja, a resident of Nsumbi, Kyebando in  Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District. Nampijja allegedly disappeared from home on

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Development Channel Boss Arrested Over Fraud

Kira Road Police has arrested a 44-year-old British Nigerian national for allegedly running a grand scam company . The Director of Development Channel Company Charles Nwabuikwu Lambert has been arrested for his role in the fraud and money laundering scheme. The arrest came as a result of angry workers of various transport

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Hon Kyagulanyi, Zaake in A Lot of Pain – Says Deputy Speaker Oulanyah After Visiting MPs

  Deputy Speaker of Parliament Hon Jacob Oulanyah has said MPs Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and Francis Zaake are in a lot of pain following their brutal arrest in Arua last week. Oulanyah made the remarks while speaking to journalists on Wednesday after visiting MP Zaake at Rubaga Hospital and Bobi

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CDF Muhoozi Orders Arrest of Soldiers Who Assaulted Journalists

Chief of Defence Forces Gen. David Muhoozi has ordered the arrest and punishment of soldiers who assaulted journalists during the #FreeBobiWine protests in Kampala on Monday. The UPDF soldiers yesterday arrested and assualted Reuters photojournalist James Akena and NTV’s Juma Kirya, Ronald Galiwango and Alfred Ochwo from The Observer among others. UPDF spokesperson Brig

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45 Arrested in Kampala Over #FreeBobiWine Protests

Over 45 people have Monday been arrested in Kampala over the protests demanding the release of Kyadondo East MP and singer Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, Police has said. Police and military engaged in running battles with protesters as they continued to light fires in the middle of the road, blocking

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One Dead, Five Injured in Mityana Protests

One person has been confirmed dead and five injured following the strike in Mityana Municipality on Sunday morning, where police swung Police swung into action, firing tear gas and bullets to disperse by angry protesters. The protests broke up following continued reports that their area Member of Parliamant Francis Zaake Butebi’s

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Police Arrests American National Who Was Filmed Assaulting Grand Imperial Hotel Staff

Police in Kamapala has arrested an American citizen for allegedly assaulting a Grand Imperial Hotel Staff. Footage from security television cameras installed showed a foreigner, identified later as Mr Jimmy .L.Taylor punching and humiliating a hotel employee. Taylor was also filmed insulting and assaulting the hotel staff in a video that has

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