Crime East Africa

Expectant mother killed in Mbale accident A 27-year-old expectant mother was on Monday killed in a road accident as she was being transported to Mbale regional referral hospital to give birth. The accident occurred near Grace Primary school on Mbale-Bufumbo road in Mbale city. The deceased has been identified as Aisha Woguti who was being transported on a motorcycle and […]

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Kabale cyclist commits suicide

By APN Reporter Kabale police is investigating circumstances under which a 36 years old boda -boda cyclist hanged himself dead. The deceased is Johnbosco  Twinembabazi  a boda boda rider at Highland stage and resident of Bugongi road cell lower Bugongo ward Northern division Kabale municipality who was discovered hanging with a bed sheet in […]

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Four held over aggravated robbery

By APN Reporter  Police is holding four people for alleged involvement in aggravated robbery of cash Euros 100.000 from a businessman Kannankutty krisnamoham. It is alleged that on 8th Feb. 2021 at Jinja Road opposite Bank of Africa at 10am, the suspects moving in 4 pairs on motorcycles, violently hit the victim in the […]

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Police investigate double murder in Kabale

By APN Reporter  Police in Kabale district are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of two people in Kitumba sub county. The dead include a 37 years old man who was lynched to death after he allegedly hacked to death a 3-year-old boy. According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate ,it is alleged that […]

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Suspect shot dead in Rubanda

By APN Reporter Police in Rubanda is investigating circumstances under which a 40 years old man died instantly after was shot by security when they had gone to respond to a hostile situation that escalated out of stealing cattle. The victim is one Seki Barekye   of Kashenyi Bubare sub county in Rubanda district. Kigezi […]

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One held over possession of prohibited wildlife species

By APN Reporter David Kisitu, a suspect that has been on the run since December 2020,  was yesterday arrested on charges of possession of prohibited wildlife species. The arrest follows a police search mounted in December 2020 after intelligence reports indicated that the car in which he was travelling-UAG 419W, (Toyota Premio), from Bundibujjo […]

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Four held over murder in Ntungamo

By APN Reporter   Ntungamo Ntungamo businessman Sajja Amos and family members including his wife, son, daughter and two workers have been arrested and rushed to Rubaare police station after a neighbor’s lost 5-yr-old child’s head and shirt were found in his compound on Monday night. This has prompted residents of Kyobugombe village Kamahuri parish […]

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Rwampara police searching for missing child

By APN Reporter Rwampara Police in the southwestern district of Rwampara are searching for a child who reportedly went missing on the 21st of February 2021. The one and a half years old child identified as Leviticus Akatujuna went missing from his home in Rwamuhurura village in Kamomo parish, Bugamba sub county as he was […]

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Community policing extended to refugee Settlement camps

By APN Reporter apearlnewscom The head of the community policing department, ACP Anatoli Muleterwa, together with a team have embarked on a community policing drive targeting refugees, host communities, and local council leaders. The officers have so far met with the communities from the West Nile districts of Adjumani (Magi Camps ), Madi Okolo (Rhino […]

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New COVID-19 directives come into force in Rwanda

By APN Agencies The new national directives on containing the COVID-19 pandemic will come into force this Tuesday, February 23. The new measures were adopted by the Cabinet meeting held on February 19. Under the new nationwide directives, movements are prohibited between 8pm-4am, all businesses must close by 6pm; public offices will resume with […]