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Father in Bugiri arrested for killing his children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Bugiri district have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly killing his two children on Friday night. Fred Kibete, a resident of Buduma A village in Muwayo town council was arrested over the death of his five-year-old son Elvin Mwoyi and daughter, …

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Fifty arrested in crackdown on bar night operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 50 people are detained in police cells in Ntinda after they were arrested drinking in a bar last night in total contravention of the Ministry of Health guidelines against the spread of coronavirus. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that the …

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Give us our father or his dead body, family pleads to the president

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Damulira’s family home bears resemblance to a rural home. Though the family house is wedged between many other substandard houses in Wakuleka, about 100 meters off Salama road in Makindye division, the nature and number of domestic animals including goats, rabbits, chicken, ducks set …

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Rukiga NUP coordinator arrested

Directorate of Public Prosecutions has sanctioned Turyasingura’s file leading to his arrest Rukiga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emmanuel Mutambuuka Turyasingura, the coordinator for the National Unity Platform (NUP) party in charge of Rukiga district has been re-arrested. Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire …

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Parliament calls for prosecution of Brian White

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has ordered for the immediate arrest and prosecution of city businessman, Brian Kirumira also known as Brian White on charges of trafficking in persons. The directive follows an inquiry by Parliament’s Human Rights Committee, whose findings indicate that Kirumira sexually harassed a number of girls, …

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25 Ugandans on Interpol red notice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has said at least 25 Ugandans are on the red list of International Criminal Police Organization- Interpol for committing transnational crimes. Charles Birungi, the acting director Uganda National Central Bureau commonly known as Interpol-Uganda told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an exclusive interview …

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Family of detained American national sues gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of an American national, Guy Milton Smith who was arrested by security agencies has sued the government demanding for his unconditional release. In an application filed by Smith’s wife Sharon Tusiime before the Civil Division of High Court in Kampala, the government is sued …

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Two NUP leaders charged with inciting violence

Kampala Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have preferred charges of inciting violence against two leaders of the National Unity Platform who were arrested while leading a procession to parliament demanding to meet the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. On Thursday, about 50 women including mothers and relatives of NUP suspects who …

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57 arrested in Nakivubo channel security operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifty-seven people have been arrested in a joint security operation at Nakivubo channel in Kampala. The operation was spearheaded by four police commanders who include; David Nahamya, the Kampala Central Police Station operation head, Muhammad Semambo, the Officer in charge of Kisekka police, Consulate Kasule, …

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Kyotera residents accuse security of abducting people ahead of polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Kyotera are crying foul over their missing relatives and colleagues whom they claim have been illegally detained by security authorities ahead of the general elections. The concern comes after a resident identified as John Kiwanuka and 4 others went missing after they were …

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