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Exiled Ugandan Woman In Fear For Her Life Over Deadly Human Traffickers

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A Ugandan woman by the names of Olivia Kasule sneaked out of the country into exile and is on the run for fear of her life after a group of people started sending her threatening messages threatening to kidnap her.

Speaking to this website without disclosing the country where she is staying right now, Olivia said that six months back, she was kidnapped by deadly human traffickers and whisked out of the country. Speaking fearfully, Kasule told us that she was duped by human traffickers that they had a juicy job in an Arab country.

When she was taken to this Arab country, she put under the custody of some Arabian men in a tall building where suffered all sorts of mistreatments and hard labour for six months.

With the help of a good Samaritan, she was promised to be flown back home. She narrated that because the traffickers knew her relatives, they continued sending them threatening messages of killing her if she steps on Ugandan soil.

Kasule told us that she was advised by her friends to open up a case at Wakiso police station on file number SD Ref/32/04/09/2019 but the police did nothing to apprehend the suspects.

According to Kasule’s statement at Wakiso district, she identified the suspects as Sarah Kaweke, Robert Dayika, Agnes Okello and Joseph Musoke. Kasule told us that because of not getting assistance from police she decided to run into exile.

In July this year, Moses Binoga, the officer, head of anti-human trafficking said he had received reports of Ugandan victims who had been trafficked after being promised juicy jobs but ended up in forced prostitution.

His concern was re-echoed by the Malaysian consul in Uganda, businessman Hajji Habibu Kagimu. Kagimu said that he had been involved in bailing out Ugandan victims of forced prostitution after individuals who recruit them on the streets instead sell them to another racket of gangsters for forced prostitution.

By Grapevine reporter

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Lt. Col. Nakalema’s Operatives Arrest Husband Who Chopped IHK Midwife Into Pieces….

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Security operatives attached to State House Anti-corruption Unit commanded by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema has arrested the man accused of killing his wife by cutting her into pieces in front of their kids.

Simon Wanyakala Kimanya was arrested from Isingiro district in Western Uganda where he had run into hiding after murdering his wife Viola Kakai, a former midwife at International Hospital Kampala.

According to detectives, Kimanya was found hiding at his parent’s home as a fugitive after learning that he was wanted to answer to murder charges.

Two weeks back, IHK hospital issued a statement indicating that Kimanya murdered his wife after suspecting that she was cheating on him with other men.

The statement further read that Kimanya chopped his wife into pieces in front of their young children and after realizing that she was dead, he took off.

According to Afande Nakalema, Kimanya murdered his wife on 1st of August 2020.

 

By Sengooba Alirabaki




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LDU Back In Action! To Strictly Operate In The Dark…

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After completing a two -week refresher course at the Kakiri military barracks, the Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel will officially resume their operations soon, according to an official statement from the UPDF.

However, the letter says that they shall only participate in enforcement of COVID 19 directives outlined by the Ministry of health and the head of state at night.

Brig.Flavia Byekwaso, the army spokesperson said criminality has risen especially at night, following the withdrawal of the LDU personnel a few weeks back.

The newly appointed army spokesperson revealed that it is the recent increase of criminality in various parts of Kampala that prompted several leaders to petition the army to return the LDU personnel into operations.

Byekwaso revealed that on many occasions, local leaders and the general public have petitioned security leaders to re-engage them in order to contain the situation. She further stresses that the decision was only reached upon after critical consultations with security stake holders.

Before their ultimate withdrawal, the LDU personnel had been involved in several ugly incidents of shooting, robbery, torture and unlawful arrest of members of the public prompting complaints.

LDU officers during training

The prevalence of the Coronavirus pandemic saw the LDU personnel brutalise several members of the public while enforcing the presidential guidelines on stopping the spread of the virus with the latest most notable incident being the brutalization of Mityana district LC 5 chairperson, Joseph Luzige as he tried to intervene in a case where a lady had been assaulted by the same LDU personnel in Mityana town.

The LDU personnel have however reportedly among other sessions been retrained in political education, civil policing, human rights, law and the role of media in military operations, conducted and overseen by professional UPDF and Uganda Police Force instructors.

LDU officers in action during the beginning of the lockdown

A total of 10 Local Defence Unit battalions were two weeks ago recalled from the field for a refresher course training at Kakiri military barracks after several incidents of human right abuses by the personnel

As a joint effort to help fight criminality, the army spokesperson also appealed for cooperation between members of the public and the LDU personnel.

 

By Baron Kironde




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Police Bosses Arrested Over Demolition Of City Church To Create Space For Shopping Mall…

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The head of the State House Anti-corruption Unit Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema together with police have arrested three senior police officers and eleven others over the demolition of St. Peter’s Church of Uganda, Ndeeba.

Katwe division police commander, David Epedu, Ndeeba police post officer in charge Mugira Kato and a commander of the police field unit only identified as Isabirye were taken into custody on orders of Kampala Metropolitan Police commander Moses Kafeero who delivered them to Nakalema as investigations start.

Facts on who commissioned the demolition still remains a mystery, though reports indicate that a shopping mall is set to be built in the same place.

On visiting the scene, Erias Lukwago, the Kampala Lord Mayor condemned the act, and described it as scandalous and a brazen act of criminality which should invite the ire of any reasonable person with a human heart.

Lukwago said St. Peter’s Church is historical place of worship which has existed for decades since colonial days, noting that, “It’s a treasured piece of our heritage.”

A senior member of the demolished church confirmed that the worship place has been in existence for over 40 years.

Raided deep in the night, the Church was crushed in a spiteful manner by some court bailiffs, with the aid of some hoodlums who were heavily protected by different security agencies, eye witnesses said.

In the process, the Anglican community of St. Peter’s church on the outskirts of Uganda’s capital, Kampala lost their place of worship, a primary school and the priest’s house in a single night.

The church that was demolished

Lukwago called on among other relevant agencies the Ag. Chief Justice, His Lordship Alfonse Owiny Dollo and the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take immediate action to rescue the worrying situation surrounding this sacred place of worship.

 

By Baron Kironde




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