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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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Three arrested in Busia over possession of military hardware

  Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have been arrested in Busia after they were reportedly found in possession of military hardware. The suspects have been identified as Lucas Odiambo, Denis Sande and Catherine Misanya, all residents of Sofia B village, the Eastern division of Busia Municipality. They …

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Kabaka calls for release of all political prisoners

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has called for the release of all political prisoners arrested during the 2021 electoral process. “We appeal for fairness in all election-related cases and release of all the political prisoners. The resurrection of Jesus Christ reminds us of …

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