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CRIME REPORT EXCLUSIVE: 17 killed on Eid-el-Fitr day

By Francis Otucu

At least 17 people died on Eid-El-Fitr day, The Second Opinion exclusively reports. These deaths were in forms of murders, hit and run accidents, road accidents, natural disaster and assault. In total across the country, 17 people died on June 4, 2019.

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MURDER by stabbing

In Kassandha, a man was stabbed to death last evening was stabbed to death by wife. The deceased has been identified as Shyka Ngobonziza, 37. His wife, Clementine Mukandayambaje, 24, is said to have stabbed him after a verbal disagreement after suspicion that the suspect was on phone with another man. Ngobonziza is said to have died on his way to the hospital. His body remains at Kassandha Health Center Iv hospital mortuary while the wife is behind bars.  KSD CRB 297/2019.


There was a hit and run fatal accident at Kasese round about at 11pm last night. The number of the dead are not clear. It is reported that the vehicle registration number UAA 180J (Corolla white in color) crashed in to unknown number of pedestrians. He however pulled away one body away from the scene before fleeing. His car was set on fire. The matter has been recorded at CPS, Kasese Vide TSD 02/05/06/2019.


Six people, including two brothers were last evening struck dead by lightning in Busheyni and Rukiga after heavy rain. The incident that left 25 others injured happened at Kakira village in Bitooma town council. Earlier, two people were struck by lightning in Rukiga. The victims are Eddy Mugisha, Calaveri Twesigye and Thadeus Tumukunde. The Bushenyi victims are; Innocent Atwemeraiireho, Nickson Akankunda, Sam Tayebwa, Justus Byamukama and Shallot Tuhiirwe. The injured were rushed to Kampala Internal Hospital teaching hospital, Mparo health center IV hospital and Comboni Hospital in Kyamuhanga.


Two people died last evening after a guest house about 100 meters from Namirembe Cathedral collapsed following heavy afternoon rains. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyano identified the deceased as Albert Nkabahita and Stella Alobo. Their bodies Onyango said were taken to city mortuary for postmortem.


Three people have died and dozens are missing after fresh landslides caused by heavy rain, hit several villages in Buwali and Bukalasi sub-countries in Bududa District.

The landslides occurred at about 11:30 pm on Tuesday after four hours of rain that started pounding the area at about 7 pm.

The most affected villages are Shisakali parish in Buwali Sub-county, where an 8-year-old girl was buried by mud.

The girl was a pupil of Bundesi Primary School.

Esther Nashuwu, a survivor and mother of the girl told Daily Monitor that her daughter died when debris buried their house.

“I heard noise from the hill and I ran out of the house to find out what was happening. Within seconds, the rolling mud had covered the house and I could not save my daughter,” she said.

Julius Mucunguzi, a communications advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister said via social media that a team from the Disaster Preparedness and Management Department has been sent to the area to establish the facts.


The Police in Kyotera have kicked off investigation into the murder of George William Kasujja, 29. Kasujja was reportedly assaulted to death by five people now in custody at a local bar in Kyotera. The incident occurred at 11pm last night.


Two people died yesterday while others were left injured after an accident involving Global Bus and a truck. The accident happened at Kayabwe Town Council near Katoga River in Mpigi district. The bodies were taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem while the injured were rushed to Nkozi hospital.


In Kayunga, a murder case was reported of Waswa Kagumba, 30. Circumstances that led to his death remain unclear. Body of the deceased has been taken to mortuary for postmortem. The matter has been recorded Vide SD ref 03/5/6/2019.

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