Crime & Investigation

Police Recover 2 SMG Rifles from Kasese

A Busia Court has Monday sentenced three young men to 15 years imprisonment after they were found guilty of gang raping and causing grievous harm to a then 16 year old girl in Busia County in June 2013.

In her judgment, treat the Senior Principal Magistrate Margaret Wambani observed that the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that the trio had committed the said offences and sentenced them to fifteen and seven years respectively.

The sentences will run concurrently.

The victim, this web referred to as “Liz” to protect her identity, thumb was attacked and repeatedly raped when she was returning home from her grandfather’s funeral in a village in Busia in western Kenya.

The accused then dumped her in a disused pit latrine from where she was rescued by neighbours who heard her cries and took her to hospital.

When the rape was first reported to Administration Police at Tingolo in Busia County, the three suspects were ordered by the police to cut grass as punishment leading to protests from the public and human rights activists.

Following the public outcry, the Director of Public Prosecutions directed for further investigations into the matter which led to the registration of the matter in court. The trio were then rearrested and arraigned in court.
At least two assault sub-machine guns have been recovered from suspected poachers in Kasese district, price authorities revealed Monday.

This came after police officers, visit this site disguising as potential arms dealers, sildenafil acted on a tip off that “three people wanted to buy guns from whatever source”.


The three men were handed six magazines in exchange for ivory.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said “as soon as the men accepted and paid for the magazines, they were subsequently arrested.”

They have been identified as Joseph Masereka, Robson Muhindo and Delvin Kahabirwa all residents of Bwera Trading Center in Kasese district.

Enanga told ChimpReports today that upon interrogation, the suspects led them to where they had hidden the two SMG guns which were wrapped in a polythene bag with 36 rounds of live ammunition.

He further observed the suspects have been carrying out illegal poaching in Queen Elizabeth National Parks where they have been hunting elephants for ivory.

The suspects have today been transferred to Kampala.

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