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15 Bullets Reportedly Discovered In Kirumira’s Body – Medic, One Of The Assailants was dressed in ‘Kanzu’ – Eye Witness



Our reporter today visited the scene where former Buyende District Police Commander  (DPC) Muhammad Kirumira met his death (after failing to meet wife Mariam who wasn’t home) and discovered shocking information.

One of the eyewitnesses, a metal wielder whose workshop is close to the scene where Kirumira was gunned down told the Grapevine that one of the assailants who killed the maverick police officer was dressed in a white coloured robe also known as ‘Kanzu’ while the other was dressed in a black jacket.

The two were moving on a bodaboda which parked next to Kirumira’s car.

Another eyewitness who was just steps away from the crime scene told this website that when Kirumira’s car parked at a mobile money Kiosk, two men they never suspected to be hit-men approached his car riding on a bodaboda, the one dressed in a ‘kanzu’ moved to the backside of the deceased’s car while the other in the jacket moved straight in front of the car.

He added that they soon heard bullets and they all took cover while some residents ran for dear lives, they did not realize at first that it was Kirumira being gunned down. The assailants who was wearing a ‘kanzu’ jumped back to the bodaboda, kick started it then the one wearing the jacket jumped on it and they sped off.

The eyewitness says that the killers executed their mission in a duration of two Minutes.

15 bullets discovered in his body

Yesterday, Kirumira’s family went to Mulago hospital mortuary to pick the clothing’s of the late but found the mortuary closed.

One of the doctors at Mulago mortuary told the Grapevine that during postmortem, 15 bullets were discovered in Kirumira’s body. The deceased had bullet wounds in his buttocks, throat, back and ribs.

When we asked one of the detectives working on the case, he told us that the shooters used superior arms and were well trained.

Kirumira was gunned down a few meters from his home in Bulenga in Wakiso district after the assailants showered bullets at his car killing him and Resty Nalinya a female friend he was with in the car on spot.

Kirumira’s mother (kneeling) greets Besigye

Besigye visits Kirumira’s Wife Mariam

Opposition kingpin Dr. Kiiza Besigye has today visited Muhammad Kirumira’s wife Mariam.

Besigye didn’t find Mariam and Kirumira’s kids at home. He met Kirumira’s mother who told him that she was still devastated by the loss of her son.


By Adadi Kanyike



Australian National Arrested Trafficking Drugs At Entebbe Airport



Entebbe airport Security operatives checking one of the shoes

An Australian citizen has been arrested with drugs stashed in locally made women’s shoes at Entebbe airport today.

This was revealed by Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango during his address to the press.

Onyango said that Maurice Hendrick Martin, an Australian national was arrested at the airport check point with drugs hidden in locally made women shoes on his way to board an Ethiopia airliner that was heading to Italy.

Hendrick after being arrested by Entebbe airport security

Onyango added that the police sniffer dogs busted Hendrick’s plans of trafficking drugs out of the country. When he was asked where he was taking the drugs, Hendrick denied knowing of any drugs in his luggage adding that he bought the shoes from Kampala streets.

Onyango said that Hendrick is going to be paraded before court so that he faces charges of drugs trafficking.

If he is found guilty, he will have to pay 10 million or face imprisonment. When asked where they are going to keep the drugs, Onyango said that they are treating it as exhibits to be taken to court as evidence.


By Derrick Mugoola


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Besigye’s Neighbour Commits Suicide After Testing Positive With HIV/AIDS



The body of Jennifer Tumuhereze (inset) being taken for postmortem

Residents of Buyinja village near Dr. Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati are in shock after a woman strangled herself on finding out that she was HIV positive.

Jennifer Tumuhereze (35) was found in her rented apartment in Buyinja village hanging by the rope. Neigbours told this website that Jennifer killed herself after she received terrifying news from the doctor that she was HIV positive.

“When Tumuhereze tested positive with HIV, she ran mad and was rushed to Butabika mental hospital. She later returned stable and started taking her medicine,” one of the locals told the Grapevine.

She was later heard asking neighbours from time to time that, “if someone wants to strangle themselves, what do they do?”

Ronald Namugowa (28), the husband to Jennifer said that, “I woke up in the morning and went for work, I left her in the house healthy and fine. Later in the evening when I came back with a pineapple and ‘kikomando’ (Chapati with beans) to surprise her, I was shocked to find her hanging on the rope next to the entrance of our ‘muzigo’.

Kasangati police was alerted and they removed the body from the rope and took it to Mulago for postmortem before taking it to Kabale for burial.


By Robert Semirimo


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Ugandan Woman Convicted In UK Court For Mutilating Her Three-Year-Old Daughter



A mother has been convicted of abusing her 3-year-old daughter in Britain’s first successful prosecution for female genital mutilation.

The 37-year-old Ugandan woman was found guilty Friday at London’s Central Criminal Court. The mother isn’t being named to protect her child’s identity,

She claimed her daughter suffered an accidental injury, but jurors concluded the child had been cut deliberately.

Metropolitan Police Detective Chief Inspector Ian Baker said the girl “was subjected to horrific abuse” but made a good recovery.

However, the woman told court the baby “fell on metal and it ripped her private parts” while trying to get a biscuit in August 2017.

Judge Philippa Whipple said a lengthy prison term is in store at the woman’s March 8 sentencing.

Female genital mutilation – intentionally altering or injuring female genital organs for non-medical reasons – has been a crime in Britain since 1985, but this is the first prosecution to result in a conviction.


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