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Ammonium nitrate used in Komamboga, Swift bus explosion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After a critical analysis of the two Improvised Explosive Devices-IEDs that went off last week, police and military forensic analysts have concluded that ammonium nitrate was the propellant used to provide the pressure to scatter the shrapnel that injured or caused death in both blasts. …

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Police building technology interface with NIRA to access data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a bid to boost and speed up investigations capacity, Uganda Police Force is building a technology interface with National Identification Registration Authority –NIRA so as to access data for wanted criminals or suspects under investigation. Police’s director for ICT, Felix Baryamwisaki and director Forensic …

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DNA testing to cost police UGX 1.7 billion every year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police will be spending close to 2 billion Shillings to conduct DNA tests every year. This is according to the cost per sample as explained by the acting head of force’s Directorate of Forensic Sciences-DFS Andrew Mubiru. In his document to the commissioning …

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Principal judge roots for pay rise for police scientists

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Principal Judge, Flavian Zeija, has cautioned that Uganda Police risks losing its scientists if they don’t increase their salaries. Zeija, who was the chief guest at the commissioning of the Directorate of Forensic Science at Naguru police headquarters, on Thursday, said that as police advance …

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Police distributes 300 scene of crime officers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Police’s Directorate of Forensic Science – DFS has distributed 330 Scene of Crimes Officers to ease the collection of exhibits at crime scenes.     Andrew Mubiru, the Acting Director DFS said the personnel have been deployed at least in each of the districts in the …

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City protest killings: Ballistic experts pick UPDF, police guns

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | In a bid to establish which soldiers and policemen killed people during last month’s protests in greater Kampala, ballistic experts have started picking guns from security officers for examination. Protests that followed the arrest of National Unity Platform –NUP presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias …

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