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Mob lynches suspected armed boda boda robbers in Arua

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A mob on Wednesday lynched two suspected armed thugs at Alikua trading center in Ajia sub-county, Arua District. It is alleged that the two yet-to-be-identified men who were dressed in a UPDF uniform and armed with an AK 47 rifle robbed a motorcycle from …

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Kotido businessman shot dead by armed rustlers

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police have launched a joint operation to hunt down armed thugs behind the death of a prominent businessman in Kotido district. Peter Toyon, a reformed cattle rustler was shot dead at around 9pm on Friday night while riding his motorcycle from Kotido …

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Gunmen kill businessman in Fort Portal

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Armed thugs have shot dead a businessman in Fort Portal tourism city. Steven Nyakairu, a resident of Kyogya cell in Kitumba ward, Central division was killed on Tuesday at 9:00pm and robbed 1.5 million shillings. Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson says that …

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Armed thugs rob UGX 4 million from Kakumiro businesswoman

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three armed thugs have robbed a businesswoman in Kakumiro district of Shillings 4million. The gunmen raided a hardware shop belonging to Justine Kesande, a prominent businesswoman in Kikora trading center on Saturday evening, and placed her at gunpoint. They ordered her to surrender all the …

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Armed thugs attack traders in Kakumiro district

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three armed thugs have raided a mobile money agent and an electronics shop in Kakumiro district making off with 30 smartphones and an unspecified amount of money. The thugs stormed the shop in Mwitanzige trading center in Mwitanzige sub-county at around 9 pm. The gunmen …

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Armed robbers injure Matugga mobile money agent.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Shafik Matovu, a mobile money agent from Matugga Trading Center in Wakiso district is nursing gunshot wounds at Mulago National Referral Hospital after being shot by thugs. Matovu was attacked by armed thugs riding on a motorcycle around 10pm on Friday night as he was …

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