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UCU Don Who Snatched Woman From Businessman Speaks Out, Snatched Woman Denies Allegations That She Stole Don From Another Woman

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L-R: Wasswa, Nanyondo and Ssembatya (inset)

Uganda Christian University (UCU) don who is battling in Court over a woman he snatched from a city businessman has given his co-man two weeks to finish him completely.

Dr. Richard Ssembatya, a top lecture at UCU, Nkozi university and Mbarara university faced off with Waswa at Mwanga 11 Magistrates Court. Dr. Ssembatya warned Wasswa that in two weeks, he will no longer be disturbing his life with his new catch, who is a former girlfriend to Wasswa.

Sembatya said that he is tired of being humiliated by Wasswa, who was is very good friend, that he stole his girlfriend Sumayiya Nanyondo and betrayed their longtime friendship.

“You man (Wasswa) Why don’t you leave us and give us space, you have spoilt my name and you are still following me and her (Nanyondo). Ok, you are saying that she introduced you to her parents but be mature and leave her alone otherwise I will deal with you seriously I am telling you,” Sembatya told Wasswa on the steps on Mwanga 11 court. Ssembatya told Wasswa to admit that  Nanyondo is no longer his wife.

When asked about his relationship with Nanyondo, Ssembatya first refused to speak to us because Nanyondo was around, he told us: “you write what you want to write but what you should know is that I and her are one,” Sembatya said. When Nanyondo left, Sembatya revealed to us that its true they were friends with Wasswa but they got a misunderstanding when Wasswa started suspecting that he was vibing Nanyondo, who was selling timber in Bwaise and was living with Wasswa.

He said that when Wasswa became suspicious about his closeness with Nanyondo, she got into a misunderstanding with Ssembatya and they later separated, and now everybody is on their own right now.

We further asked him why he always moves with military men, he denied moving with UPDF officers and tried to run away from us. We also asked him about his relationship with Nanyondo, who was a known girlfriend to his nemesis Wasswa.

He disclosed that Wasswa never introduced him to Nanyondo. He however refused to tell us how he met her, he instead insisted that they are just business partners. He failed to tell us the type of business he deals in with Nanyondo and ran to his car.  We managed to speak to Nanyondo who was hiding behind Steven Yiga, a lecture at Nkozi University and a friend to Ssembatya.

Nanyondo admitted that she once had a relationship with Wasswa but they separated. She disclosed that right now, she is with Ssembatya. “What you must know and understand is that we are in a relationship,” Nanyondo confirmed.

However, she denied Wasswa’s claims that he established for her a timber business in Bwaise before Ssembatya snatched her and rented for her a ‘muzigo’ in Bulenga. When pinned that she stole another woman’s man, Nanyondo said that she didn’t know that Ssembatya was married and she doesn’t need to know.

Ssembatya is married to Sylvia Zawedde, a lecture at Nkozi University and the two have three children.  The prosecution is expected to start its case on 12th –November -2018 before his worship Julius Mwesigwa.

 

By Jamil Lutakome

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Police Kills 3 Armed Robbers Who Tried to Rob Businessman On Gunpoint

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The car that the robbers were using

Police Flying Squad Unit in Jinja have killed three armed robbers that attempted to rob a businessman at Masese, Jinja municipality.
According to Dina Nandauwula, the PRO Kira Region, the robbers were traveling in a premio Reg. No. UAP 449S and armed with AK 47 assault rifle.
The AK 47 rifle and the Toyota premio have been recovered and the assailants’ bodies have been taken to Jinja Hospital mortuary.
Only one of the deceased has been identified as Lukwago, others are yet to be identified.

Additional reporting from Uganda Police

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Aruu County MP Survives Death By A Whisker In A Nasty Accident

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Hon. Odonga Otto

Aruu County MP Hon. Odonga Otto was this morning involved in a motor accident along Kampala-Gulu highway and Katuugo area, the Grapevine has learnt.

 

Hon. Odonga Otto’s Prado  registration number UBA 832S knocked a trailer registration UAV 837 J and UAD 991Q which hat over turned on the high way. Police quickly rushed at the scene and the legislator was transferred to Bishop ceaser Asili hospital in Luwseero for medical treatment  ahead of plans to air lift to kampala for X- Ray examination await.

 

This is another accident of a legislator  reported along this route after that of Lubaga south MP Hon. Kato Lubwama with other survived as they came from Hon. Kyagulanyi SSentamu Robert alias Bobiwine’s bail hearing in Gulu along the same route on the 26th August 2018

By Remmy Atugonza

 

 

 

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Kapchorwa Bus Death Toll rises To 21

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Residents stare at the wreckage of the minibus.

Two more people have died from wounds as a result of Yesterday’s bus accident in Kapchorwa District in eastern Uganda which claimed 19  bringing the death toll to 21.

“The death toll has increased to 21 from 19. The two victims who were rushed to Mbale hospital died this morning,” police tweeted on Wednesday.

The accident happened at about 6pm Tuesday, a loud bang, splintering glasses and a strange whirring of a vehicle engine sent echoes across Towei hill in Kongowo Village, Kongowo Parish in Kapsinda Sub-county in Kapchorwa District.
The residents knew something tragic had befallen them again. True to their fears, some 19 lives had been lost in the accident after the bus they were travelling in rolled over four times on the Kapchorwa-Mbale highway.

The 200-metre steep slope, an infamous black spot, lies only a kilometre away from Sipi Falls.
At the scene, a mangled minibus lay in the middle of the tarmac, blocking traffic on either side of the road. Bodies of some of the victims were picked from the drainage as police and residents cut through the bus wreckage to retrieve some people trapped in what remained of the bus.

The bus belonging to Kiryandongo Technical Institute was carrying staff members of National Cooperative Business Association, a non-governmental organisation supported by the United States of America, operating in Masindi and Kiryandongo districts.
Police said the bus was heading to Mbale Town from the popular Sipi Falls, where the occupants had gone for tour.

The Sipi region police spokesperson, Mr Rogers Taitika, said although they were still investigating the incident, preliminary findings indicated the driver lost control of the bus due to brake failure.
“The bus was carrying 25 staff. Twenty have been confirmed dead so far but we are still counting,” he said, adding that the travellers had gone to tour the spectacular Sipi Falls after the end of their three-day workshop at Wash and Wills Hotel in Mbale

Mr John Masanga, a witness, said the driver of the minibus was not speeding when the accident occurred.

“The driver tried to negotiate the corner but failed,” Mr Masanga said.
Mr Taitika said the injured were admitted to Kapchorwa Hospital and Muyembe Health Centre 1V in critical condition.
He said the identities of the deceased had not yet been established. However, a witness, Milton Erimia, said two tour guides – both residents of Kapchorwa – Rajab, 17, and Mande, 23, had also perished in the accident.

A business card that a witness, only identified as Yoxy, picked from the accident scene was of Moses Nyipir. It showed that he worked as a youth entrepreneurship adviser, Kiryandongo, for the National Cooperative Business Association.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Kapchorwa and Bulambuli mortuaries.
Police and a section of residents yesterday said many drivers who are not familiar with the hilly and treacherous terrain of Kapchorwa find difficulty.

By Remmy Atugonza

 

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