Sunday , October 2 2022
Home / Tag Archives: assault

Tag Archives: assault

Three arrested for assaulting UPDF soldiers in Kanungu

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have been arrested for allegedly assaulting Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers in Kanungu district. The suspects are Eliah Akyoreka, Sam Nuwamanya and Elias Mugarura, all residents of Kiruruma village, Nyakatunguru parish, Kihihi sub county in Kanungu. They are alleged to have assaulted three …

Read More »

Man arrested for assaulting traffic officer on duty

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac district has arrested Moses Orec for allegedly assaulting a traffic police officer on duty. Orec, a resident of Lela village, Awila Parish, Akokoro sub-county in Apac district was arrested on Thursday after he assaulted John Tenywa, a traffic police officer. It is alleged …

Read More »

Six arrested for assaulting police officer in Mukono

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested six people for assaulting a police constable at Ntawo cell in Mukono municipality. The arrested persons were captured in video clips beating Andrew Mujuni, a constable from Mukono Police Division Field Force Unit whom they suspected to be part of a gang …

Read More »

Kikuube councilor arrested over attempted assault of minister

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nestor Tumwesigye, the Kyangwali sub-county LC5 councilor in Kikuube district spent the night in police cells accused of attempting to assault the State Minister for Works and Transport, Fred Byamukama. The incident occurred on Wednesday during a sensitization meeting for the implementers of the  Parish …

Read More »

UPDF, police investigate assault of traffic officer by soldier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and Police are jointly investigating an incident where a military police officer assaulted a traffic police officer in Kampala. The incident occurred near Mukwano mall along Kyaggwe road at Kiseka market, when military police officers driving a green vehicle registration …

Read More »

Four arrested over death of suspect in police custody

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have been arrested following the death of a suspect in police custody in Matuga, Wakiso district. Those arrested include property broker Godfrey Mayende, a local council chairperson of Kavule village Dennis Bulime, Allen Nanfuka, and another unidentified man. It is alleged that the …

Read More »

Residents accuse UPDF of assault, sexual harassment

Kole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Ilera Central forest reserve have accused UPDF soldiers deployed in the area of assault, intimidation and sexual harassment. Ilera Central forest reserve covers Bung, Okabo and Lela villages in Ilera parish, Ayer sub county, Kole district. In 2019, the National Forestry Authority-NFA demarcated …

Read More »

Congolese refugees in Kisoro decry physical, sexual abuse

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Congolese refugees who fled to Uganda following fighting between M23 rebels and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) in Rutshuru territory, have expressed concern over the rising cases of Gender-Based Violence-GBV. Fighting broke out last month after rebels attacked and captured …

Read More »

ESO, UPDF officer detained over extortion, assault in Kira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira Police Division is holding a Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldier and an operative from the External security organization-ESO on allegations of extortion and assaulting pedestrians in the guise of enforcing curfew. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspects as Alex …

Read More »