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UGANDA: Man kills father with a knife in Bududa

UGANDA: Man kills father with a knife in Bududa

AFRICA, UGANDA
Police in Bududa District in eastern Uganda are investigating a murder case in which a 26-year-old knife-wielding man allegedly attacked his father.Samuel Wamono is said to have first undressed himself and walked around Bududa town naked before committing the crime. The Elgon region Police Spokesperson, Mr Rogers Taitika, identified the victim as Simon Matselele, a resident of Kabuko cell, Nangako Town council in Bududa District.“He stabbed him in the chest using a sharp knife. We have arrested him as investigations are ongoing to establish what exactly happened. We recovered the knife he used to stab his father as evidence. The motive of the attack is not yet clear,”Mr Taitika said. According to the spokesperson, Wamono suspect returned from Mbale, where he was residing and had a q...
UGANDA:  Boda boda cyclists in Bududa protest over police brutality.

UGANDA: Boda boda cyclists in Bududa protest over police brutality.

AFRICA, UGANDA
Boda boda cyclists in Bududa district have this afternoon protested police brutality in the district. This follows a scenario where Mubakari Kuloba a bodaboda cyclist was beaten by police officers accusing him of carrying two people on the motorcycle. This made him lose control hence knocking the nearby tree stamp leaving him with injuries. He is currently at Bududa hospital. Cyclists like Vincent Wangolo, Peter Natanga among others accused police officers of extortion. They said for them as Boda-boda cyclists, they don’t have where they can get what to eat and depend mostly on their motorcycles to earn a living. They said they are tired of torture and now want the president to come to their rescue. Juma Kuuya the chairperson Bududa Boda-Boda Association requested a meet...