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Attacks on security personnel have political agenda: Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deadly attacks targeting security personnel could be politically motivated, a team of police officers probing the attacks has revealed. Last month, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola named a team led by Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP, Edward Ochom to probe the …

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Unknown assailants kill two police officers in Kiboga

Kiboga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have killed two police officers attached to Nakasozi police post in Muwanga sub-county, Kiboga district. The deceased have been identified as Corporal Francis Nsubuga and Special Police Constable Paul Ddumba. The two were reportedly attacked at 7:30pm at the Nakasozi police post on …

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Assailants shoot police officer dead in Soroti

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have shot dead a police officer attached to Soroti Central Police Station. The incident happened at around 7:30pm on Tuesday at Maroon quarters in Soroti City East Division as the officer was reporting for duty at the residence of Justice Alex Ajiji Mackay. …

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Family of slain Bukomansimbi police officer bitter over unfulfilled pledges

Bukomansimbi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the slain police officer Denis Lumala Ssebugwawo of Kisojo village in Bukomansimbi district has accused the government of not fulfilling the pledge of compensation. Ssebugwawo who before his retirement in 2016, served as Rwizi Regional Police Crime Intelligence Officer was brutally killed …

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Buganda MPs give Gen Otafire 30 names of suspected Masaka killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Parliamentary Caucus has given a list of over 30 people suspected to be possible assailants terrorizing people in Masaka to Internal Affairs Minister Gen Kahinda Otafire. The MPs from Buganda led by their chairperson and Butambala MP Muwanga Kivumbi met with Otafire at …

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Elderly persons in Lwengo abandoning homes to evade machete assailants

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several elderly persons in Lwengo district have fled their homes following threats of attack by unknown assailants. At least seven homes in Kyoko, Mirembe and Kaganda villages in Kingo sub-county, Lwengo district have been abandoned due to the apparent state of fear caused by machete-wielding …

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Gen Katumba’s shooters trailed him for six months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The suspects picked up in connection to the shooting at the former Chief of Defense Forces-CDF, Gen Edward Katumba have reportedly told the joint investigations team that they trailed him for over six months. Assailants attacked Gen Katumba’s official vehicle along Kisota road and sprayed …

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Security agencies shot dead General Katumba’s attacker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies hunting for assailants that riddled Gen Edward Katumba Wamala’s military vehicle on June 1st at Kisota road with bullets have shot dead one Hussein Wahab Lubwama alias Master, the suspect who allegedly killed the General’s daughter, Brenda Nantongo and driver Haruna Kayondo. The …

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Unknown assailants kill Butaleja fuel pump attendant

Butaleja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have launched a manhunt for unknown assailants behind the death of a pump attendant at Grassland fuel station in Butaleja town council. The 22-year-old Bob Wandage was found dead at the pump station on Monday morning. According to police, the deceased’s colleagues found his …

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