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Army, Police deny they have in custody a missing NUP supporter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police have denied holding Teddy Nalubowa, a National Unity Platform Unit-NUP supporter, who was reportedly abducted from Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district last month. Nalubowa’s family claims that she left her rented room in Kyebando in Nansana Municipality at around 06:00 pm …

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Jinja protests: NUP leaders accuse police of human rights violations

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP leaders from Busoga sub region on Thursday accused security operatives of brutality, while effecting arrests of protest suspects. Following the remand of 67 suspects on Tuesday evening, police rounded up the trading centers of Namulesa, Mafubira, Nakabango, Lwanda, Wakitaka, Soweto, …

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UPDF Wazalendo manager found dead in Kiwatule guest house, 26 arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty six people have been arrested by Chieftaincy of Military intelligence-CMI operatives and police after a UPDF soldier was found dead in Kiwatule. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says that Major Joseph Mukuraine, who was the Wazalendo Sacco Manager attached to the Entebbe …

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Police on arrest spree as three Kampala gangs unite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Flying Squad has arrested ten members of another criminal gang that has been terrorizing parts of Kampala Metropolitan area. The suspects were arrested following an attack on Enock Turasingura, a pay way machine technician and resident of Salama Road in Makindye Division …

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Six more Kampala councilors granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has granted bail to six Lord Councilors out of nine who face charges of inciting violence. Those that have been granted bail included Faisal Kibirige, Gadhafi Nasur, Mosh Ssendi, Afrikan, Paul Kato and Moses Kataabu. Court presided over by …

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Residents storm Mbalala police protesting New Year arrests

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have fired teargas to disperse angry residents who stormed Mbalala Police Station Saturday, protesting the shooting and detention of revelers on December 31st, 2021. The revelers alleged that Coleb Asiimwe, the OC Mbalala Police Station last night shot and killed  a 15-year-old girl …

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Two arrested for embezzlement at Arua Regional Hospital

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) on Thursday arrested two former staff of Arua Regional Referral Hospital for alleged embezzlement. They are Peter Okello Odeke and Anthony Esiangu Okise. According to the Inspectorate, the two conspired and embezzled 28 Million Shillings that was advanced to …

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Rights defenders unhappy Gen Katumba attack suspects killed

Gen. Katumba Attack: rights defenders demand incident report into killing of suspects Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights defenders have tasked investigators of the June 1st, 2021 attempted assassination of Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala to produce a report detailing how security gunned down two prime suspects. Four assailants riding …

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MAY 12: 70 suspected trouble causers detained in Kampala

  70 arrested for allegedly planning to disrupt Museveni’s swearing- in ceremony Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people arrested for allegedly planning to disrupt the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni has reached 70. Museveni will take oath tomorrow at Kololo Independence grounds after he emerged …

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