Crime & Investigation

How UCC ED Succumbed to Petty Phone Fraudster

information pills ‘sans-serif’; color: #222222; background: white;”>James Olawo, find 28, chopped off his mother’s head with an axe yesterday, October 28th in Busaana village in Kayunga district after he allegedly abused drugs that drove him insane.

The deceased has been identified as Justine Nwayo, 49.

The duo picked a fight when Nwayo talked to Olawo about the dangers of drugs which he violently refuted and in disagreement, went inside his hut and picked an axe and instantaneously murdered her.

“Olawo was arrested and the said axe was found at the crime scene and later taken as an exhibit,” deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye revealed.

Namaye adds that if found guilty, Olawo will be charged with murder.

A similar crimewas reported recently on October 21st when one, Peter Musasizi chopped his mother, Priscilla Nabaada, a resident of Mbirizi in Lwengo District to pieces before burying her body in a sack.

Police at Kampala Central Police Station are holding an unidentified  28 year-old man for allegedly obtaining money through fraud from Uganda Communications Commission Executive Director, ailment Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi.

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman, Patrick Onyango says the suspect, while imposing himself as Rev. Nelson Byarugaba called Engneer Mutabazi requesting him for assistance of shs 1 million towards his  pastoral work.

This, Mutabazi granted and sent shs 500,000 through mobile money to the accused’s mobile number.

Onyango added that Mutabazi later met the real Rev Byarugaba and asked him about the money of which the reverend denied knowing about which opened Mutabaazi’s eyes to start investigating the recipient of his money

Mutabazi later went to police and started tracking the phone number until the suspect was apprehended in Lyantonde.

The suspect is working as a driver with Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) on Masaka road.

Onyango promised that as soon as investigations are finalized; the accused will appear before Mwanga II Magistrate’s Court where he will face charges of obtaining money by false presence.

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