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Flying squad successfully investigates 248 cases in two years

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Immediately after assuming office in March 2018, the incumbent Inspector of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola disbanded the dreaded Flying Squad Unit– FSU for among other reasons tainting the image of the police force. The Unit that was under the Command of Assistant Commissioner of Police …

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State applies for witness protection in Kaweesi murder trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has filed an application in the International Crimes Division of High Court seeking to protect witnesses in the murder trial of former Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The former Uganda police spokesperson was gunned down together …

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State granted more time to assess evidence in Kaweesi murder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has been granted more time to assess the evidence they intend to use against eight suspects accused of murdering former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. They are: Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, Aramathan Higenyi, Bruhan Balyejusa, Shafiq Kasujja, Yusuf Nyanzi, Jibril …

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Kaweesi murder pre-trial hearing fixed for next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court will on Tuesday next week start the pre-trial conference in the murder case of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. According to the Judiciary spokesperson Solomon Muyita, the pre-trial hearing will be presided over by Justice …

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Kaweesi murder suspects preach forgiveness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Muslim community in Uganda has been asked to unite and support Muslims who remain incarcerated.  This call was made on Friday during special thanksgiving prayers organized by the suspects implicated in the murder of the late AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi held at Madiina Mosque …

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DPP faulted for delayed trial of Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Director of Public Prosecution has come under criticism for delays to start the trial  of fourteen suspects charged with the murder of former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The suspects are Umar Baganda, Ahamada Senfuka, Hassan Tusiime, Ibrahim Kissa, Osman Mohamed Omarite, Hamidu …

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Government ordered to produce re-arrested Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court has ordered government to produce two suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who were re-arrested after being granted bail. They are Yusuf Nyanzi and Jibril Kalyango.  Justice Henrietta Wolayo of Civil Division of High Court on Friday …

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Police statement on arrests at court premises

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  This is to inform the public that the re-arrest of persons accused in the murder of the Late AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, by the police in close coordination with sister security agencies, has generated much debate including from senior members of the Judiciary. As parties …

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Brig. Karemire explains re-arrest of Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army has explained the re-arrest of the suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi following their release on bail. The suspects are Yusuf Nyanzi, Jibril Kalyango, Joshua Kyambadde, Yusuf Mugerwa, Abdu Rashid Mbazira, Higenyi Aramaathan Noordin, Bruhan Balyejusa and Shafiq …

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Hearing of Kaweesi murder suspect bail application flops

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The bail application hearing for the Andrew Felix Kaweesi murder suspects failed to kick off on Tuesday on grounds that the trial judge, Lydia Mugambe was unwell. Justice Margaret-Oguli Oumo told the defense lawyers and sureties of the suspects in her chambers that Justice …

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