Teacher charged with raping two sisters

By Sania Babirye

A teacher has been charged with two counts of rape and obtaining over 6 million shillings from the sister of the victims after he pretended to be the Director of BABA TV and Radio station in Jinja district and promising to give them jobs.

The suspect is identified as 27 year old Muyinda Moses alias Kawanguzi a resident of Namulesa village in Mafubira trading center in Jinja district.

He has appeared before Jinja court grade one Magistrate Happy Kyomuhangi and pleaded not guilty to offenses including two counts of rape, in trafficking of persons, impersonation and obtaining money by false pretense.

He has been remanded at Kirinya government prison until the 16th of June after state prosecutor Elima Doreen informed court that investigations are still ongoing.

According to the charge sheet, the suspect pretended to be the director of Baba TV and Radio when the victim’s desperate big sister approached him for employment of her two young sisters.

Muyinda is said to have asked for 6,976000 million shillings to secure their employment between the 23rd of March and 13th of April 2020.

The victim’s sister later handed the two women and the the said money to the suspect.

However, the suspect together with others still at large took the two women between the 26th of March and 3rd of April at Mirembe guest house in Mafubira trading center, held them captives and unlawfully had canal knowledge with both of them without their consents.

Woman hacks sister to death for snatching her husband

Kanungu Police are hunting for a woman accused of stabbing her sister to death for allegedly snatching her husband. The suspect is Evelyn Niwamanya, a resident of Rutwe cell in Kanyantorogo Sub County in Kanungu district.
Niwamanya is wanted for stabbing her sister, Gift Asiimwe on Saturday night at around 09:30PM.  The incident occurred in Kanyantorogo trading center in Kanyantorogo Sub County.
Paphra Mucunguzi, an eye witness, says Niwamanya found Asiimwe working in a mobile phone kiosk and stabbed her in the neck and stomach before fleeing from the scene.

According to Niwamanya, the suspect has been feuding with her victim for allegedly snatching her husband identified as Gideon Natukunda.

Paddy Rwozi Tumwendeze, the Officer- in-Charge of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department at Kihihi Police Station, says the suspect used a sharp knife to stab the deceased.

According to Tumwendeze, residents rushed Asiimwe to Bwindi Community Hospital where she died on Sunday afternoon due to excessive bleeding. Tumwendeze explains that they have launched a manhunt for the suspect to face murder.
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