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Police crackdown car theft racket, recover 17 vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence-CI have arrested two suspected hardcore criminal gang members of a car theft racket in Kampala and recovered seventeen stolen vehicles sold in Mbale district. The suspects have been identified as Nsubuga Hassan alias Mukwaya, and his colleague Alex Musisi alias Mark Butyampa from Mukono …

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Thugs using women to dupe unsuspecting victims in taxis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence-CI has launched an operation to trace thugs using women in taxis to rob unsuspecting passengers along the Northern bypass. The operation stems from numerous complaints filed by victims about criminals conspiring with taxi drivers and conductors to rob them. A police officer at Kalerwe …

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Crime Intelligence arrest 12 suspects over threats to burn schools

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Crime Intelligence team working alongside Kawempe and Nabweru police stations has arrested 12 people suspected to be part of the group that is calling head teachers in Wakiso district anonymously demanding money or else they burn their schools. Police swung into action after receiving …

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Two killed, 24 arrested on allegations of terror financing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A least two people have been shot dead and 24 others arrested by police crime intelligence in a crackdown on a racket of robberies to finance ADF terror activities in Kampala. Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson identified one of the deceased as Farouk Tomusange, alias Juma …

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Police raise concern over private security guards conniving with robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have raised concern over the increasing incidents of security guards conniving with robbers to terrorize companies they are meant to protect. The Flying Squad Unit, Crime Intelligence, and Crime Investigators probing the rampant incidents of attacks at fuel stations, supermarkets, and goods in …

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Three gangsters confess to murdering district chairperson, SFC soldier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three gangsters arrested by Crime Intelligence over the vicious murders in western Uganda have confessed that they strangled a Special Forces Command-SFC soldier in April this year. Assistant Superintendent of Police-ASP Charles Twine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID spokesperson said the trio, Alleluia Bernard, Deus Tumuhimbise …

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One arrested for dropping threatening leaflets in Katabi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Crime Intelligence has arrested more suspects for dropping threatening leaflets in Katabi-Entebbe municipality, Wakiso district. Fred Enanga identified one of the suspects as Alexis Ruganda alias king-star, a 26-year-old who was arrested in Abayita ababiri over the weekend. Enanga says that Ruganda …

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Crime Intelligence arrest 3 men linked to murders in Western Uganda

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence in collaboration with the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID have arrested three suspected masterminds of murder in various Western Uganda districts. CID spokesperson Charles Twine says that the hunt for the trio started with the kidnap and murder of Ntoroko district chairperson Japeth Kabagambe on …

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Crime intelligence dispatches team to hunt for motorcycle robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Crime Intelligence Brig Gen Chris Damulira has dispatched a team to hunt for a new gang of criminals targeting motorcycle riders. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed that the team was dispatched based on the records that have revealed the resumption of motorcycle …

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CCTV cameras help police curb car and motorcycle thefts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police records for the last three years show that on average, 800 cars are stolen in Kampala metropolitan every year. Similarly, 900 motorcycles also get stolen each year in Kampala city and the neighboring districts of Wakiso and Mukono. However, a partial report on the …

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