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CMI impostor arrested extorting cash from Hoima lodges

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A combined team of Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF and police personnel teamed up to corner and finally arrest Samuel Tukamushaba, 32, a resident of Bujumbura West cell, Kihombaza ward, Hoima East division in Hoima city for extortion. Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central …

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Gen. Katumba shooting

 Why security must conduct better investigations   Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The June 01 shooting of Gen. Katumba Wamala, a former Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and most recently, minister of Works and Transport, has brought police murder by assassination investigations back into the spotlight because of the …

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Petrol bomb suspects handed over to police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army has handed over the suspects involved in throwing petrol bombs in Kampala to the police force. At least 11 people were arrested on the eve of President Yoweri Museveni’s swearing-in for his eighth elective term. Museveni took oath on May 12th at Kololo Independence …

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City protests: CMI, flying squad join hunt for suspected ring leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI and Flying Squad Unit have joined the hunt for individuals who allegedly sponsored, organized and participated in last week’s protests. A senior policeman at Kampala Metropolitan police headquarters at Kampala Central Police Station intimated to Uganda Radio Network that security …

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UPDF captain arrested for conning residents

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Soroti are holding a man who claims to be a Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces-UPDF Captain attached to the Chieftaincy of Military intelligence (CMI) for conning residents. Captain Iddi Moses Okello was picked up from his residence at Oderai trading center in Soroti …

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Escalation of torture in COVID-19 lockdown

It is deeply disconcerting that mechanisms for holding government agents accountable are usually not effective in Uganda COMMENT | EDWARD SERUCACA JNR | Amidst the fight against a new enemy, the coronavirus disease Covid-19, old foes are rearing their ugly heads.  In mid-April, the Independent MP Francis Zaake of Mityana …

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