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Police returns missing guns to private security companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have recovered the 32 guns belonging to private security companies that had reportedly gone missing. Last month, the Chairperson of Uganda Private Security Association (TUPSA), Grace Matsiko, said that private security company guns had gone missing in the hands of Police and …

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Gun applicants to undergo one month training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All gun applicants will first undergo one-month training. This is according to Apollo Kateeba, the Acting Police Commissioner for Private Security and Firearms. Kateeba, in an interview with Uganda Radio Network, said it is a no longer a matter of just presenting a certificate …

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Police recalls 400 guns from private security companies

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has recalled more than 400 guns form private security companies for examination. Grace Matsiko, Chairperson Uganda Private Security Association (TUPSA), says that police recalled their guns to review their functionality in terms of fire discharge and emission identification. Although Matsiko …

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Why IGP Ochola ordered fresh scrutiny of private security companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Monday, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, ordered fresh scrutiny of private security companies. Ochola directed police’s private security unit commanded by Acting Commissioner of Private Security and Firearms Department, Apollo Kateeba, to swiftly scrutinise all private security companies. The Police …

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Private security companies not supervising guards-Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acting head of Private Security and Firearms Department in Uganda Police, Apollo Kateeba, has said that cases of security guards killing civilians are as a result of lack of supervision. His comments follow the death of Ainebyoona Mugisha who was on Tuesday shot …

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