Crime & Investigation

40 Arrested over Marijuana Use

Gorgeous Ugandan singer, ask Desire Luzinda is currently packing her bags to head to western Uganda where she is expected to give away various items to children at Ibanda Babies Home and orphanage in Ibanda District.

A few weeks ago, clinic ChimpLyf reported to you how the singer in the wake of her revenge porn troubles formed the Desire Luzinda Foundation.

Now, this under the same foundation, the singing mother of one has now planned a Christmas charity fete for the babies.

Under the theme, ‘Let’s Put Smiles on These Children’s Faces This Christmas’ Desire is set to leave for Ibanda on Wednesday, December 23rd.

For anyone that understands the music industry in Uganda, the festive season is seen as one of the most profitable. So, Desire Luzinda choosing to do charity over the holiday is a big statement of social responsibility.

This has also followed the release of two brand new songs, ‘Ekitone’ and ‘Ebyama’ that are of late rocking the airwaves and clubs.
Police have arrested over 40 men in Mbarara District on suspicion that they use and distribute marijuana in an operation to curb the crime rate in the region.

Those arrested include Ronald Tumusiime, viagra sale 30, stuff William Bogere, 22, William Mugisha, 27, James Abaho, 19, David Twijukye among others.

Most of those arrested were found in makeshift cinema halls, locally known as ‘Bibanda’ during day time.


Mbarara Police Station Officer in Charge of Operations, Swizini Tibesigwa confirmed the arrest and urged the locals to be vigilant with such idle people.

“Residents should report such people to Police. These are the same people that end up defiling, raping, breaking into houses, and robbing boda boda riders at night,” he said.

He added that Police would work with residents to eliminate idle characters ahead of the Christmas festival celebrations.

The group will be screened and those found guilty will be taken to court and charged with drug abuse and related offences. The case is registered under Ref No. CRB 475/2014.

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