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Kisanja Hakuna Muchezo: 45 Spy Chiefs Suspended, Security Beefed Up At Border Points

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ISO boss Kaka Bagyenda

There is a huge shakeup at the Internal Security Organisation (ISO). The security organ, that is supposed to detect wrong elements within the country before they commit crime has suspended 45 spy chiefs and reshuffled several others in what many operatives have termed as first ever big shakeup in the Agency, in a long time.

According to sources within ISO, the agency boss’s decision came after verification that most  of the top chiefs were dormant and reluctant to work whenever it came to updating sister agencies and  top army leadership with information on what is reportedly termed  as planned security threats including terrorism and rebel related activities in the country.

Sources told the Grapevine that some of the fired chiefs failed to detect infiltration of foreign elements engaged in subversive activities mainly in border towns and points.

Among the suspended include: veteran Charles Oluka, the director of Technical services, director of Political Affairs Joseph Aliganyira and  Charles Ndawula the director of Economic Monitoring at ISO.

We have also been told that the agency has heavily deployed across border points and towns for yet unidentified reasons. “Its true the man suspended most of the spy chiefs and this is because most of them have been dormant mostly with immigrants at border points,” our source exclusively stated.

However, when contacted for comment, ISO boss Kaka Bagyenda said the shakeup was normal as it has been. When asked if there is any security threat in the country, Kaka simply said, “prevention is better than cure.”

 

By Adadi Kanyike

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Put Emphasis On The Conduct Of Katushabe’s Killers Before And After Her Murder – Judge Guides Court Assessors In Tycoon Sebuufu’s Murder Case

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Judge Angeline Flavia Senoga, the presiding High Court judge in the murder case in which pine car bond tycoon Muhammad Sebuufu and six others are charged with three counts of murder, kidnap and armed robbery, has guided the three court assessors to base their opinion more on the conduct of the suspects before and after the murder of city businesswoman Betty Donah Katushabe. 

In her summation of evidence, the judge noted that the assessors must carefully assess the evidences brought by the 26 witnesses produced by prosecution side before the court by the state prosecution team and reply from the defense and advise her from the laymen’s observations.

She guided them to look carefully into whether Katushabe was illegally kidnapped from her home in Bwebajja on Entebbe road and taken to pine car bond on Lumumba avenue. She further guided the assessors to asks themselves why Katushabe was taken to pine car bond and not CPS police. She also guided the assessors to also look into the evidence brought to court that Steven Lwanga, one of the suspects was ordered by police to drive Katushabe to Central Police Station (CPS) after seriously being tortured to die. It’s alleged that Lwanga drove a half dead Katushabe to CPS but refused to hand her over to police and decided to drive her back to pine were she was later picked by police.

The judge asked the assessors to examine Lwanga’s hidden agenda of not handing Katushabe over to police. The judge also tasked the assessors to look into the police case filed by Sebuufu’s assistants at CPS police complaining about theft of his car by the deceased. The judge wondered why the case was not followed up by the complainant until the deceased was murdered. She asked the assessors to evaluate the evidence against Sebuufu that by the time the diseased was tortured and murdered, he was at Mwanga two court and he was not present at the scene. The Judge set 29th this month for the assessors to give their opinion so that she can give her final verdict. The state alleges that Sebuufu and the co-accused murdered Katushabe after she failed to pay the balance of shs9m on the Toyota premio car she had purchased from the pine car bond.

By Jamil Lutakome

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I Killed Her Because She Always Reported Me To My Boss – Body Of IHK Doctor, Cathy Agaba Found Dumped In Septic Tank

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The body of Dr. Cathy Agaba, of International Hospital Kampala (IHK) has been finally been discovered buried in a septic tank next to the house she rented in Muyenga, a Kampala suburb.

Police says that Obang Kenny Ronald, one of the key suspects in Dr. Agaba’s disappearance and a guard at the house where Dr. Agaba rented took them to the scene where he allegedly dumped her lifeless body.

According to the area local leaders, Ronald was arrested with the deceased’s Phone, television and woofers. The suspect told police that he killed Dr. Agaba because she always reported her to his bosses that he always reported late to work.

The key suspect Obang Kenny Ronald

Earlier, Police reportedly arrested Dr. Andrew Ntambi who was allegedly seen with Dr. Agaba on the day she disappeared after a medical student in Kabalagala alerted police that he had last seen the duo moving together.

Agaba’s disappearance was registered at Kabalagala Police Station on CRB 447/2019. Last Thursday, Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, told the media that the hunt for Agaba had been intensified and police had registered promising clues.

Agaba’s neighbors at an apartment in Muyenga reportedly belonging to the Katikkiro of Kkooki, Haji Kiwanuka told police in their statements that Agaba was seen leaving her apartment during day time holding a briefcase like someone who was headed for a trip.

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SHOCKING: Cop Stabbed, Gun Stolen, 30 rounds of Ammunition Go Missing As Assailants Raid Police

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Police in  Bukwo District have kicked off with investigations into circumstances under which unknown  assailants attacked a police post, stabbed a police constable and later took off with a gun and 30 rounds of ammunition.

In a phone conversation with the Grapevine, Sipi region Police Spokesperson Rogers Taitika confirmed that the incident happened on Sunday at around 7pm.

“Our officer, police Constable Walter Opio, who was on counter that day is currently  nursing wounds at Mbale regional referral hospital after assailants  raided  Alalam police post at around 7pm on Sunday. We have kick started investigations and we shall keep the public updated,” Rogers said.

Three thugs armed with knives invaded the police post, stabbed and injured constable Opio before they took his AK-47 rifle and over 30 rounds of ammunition.

Uganda police spokesperson Fred Enanga also confirmed the incident. Enanga also called upon the public to help the security agencies in the ongoing investigations regarding the incident.

By Hadadi Mubiru.

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