Tuesday , June 18 2019
Home / Tag Archives: crime (page 34)

Tag Archives: crime

Police arrest 100 officers over indiscipline

Uganda Police has started a campaign to ensure professional standards are maintained in the force. Over 100 have been arrested for involvement in illegal acts while on duty. The officers were arrested recently in an effort to reinforce the launched rectification campaign headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Fred …

Read More »

Over 100 theft cases registered during swearing in day

Over one hundred theft cases were reported during and after the swearing in ceremony of President Museveni Yoweri at Kololo grounds on Thursday. “The ceremony was however peaceful because of stringent measures administered on patrolled vehicles and motorcycles.  Besides the different intentions amongst the public, an incident room was opened …

Read More »

Kenya opposition seeks probe into government critic’s murder

SHOCKING Images Of Jacob Juma’s Bullet Riddled Mercedes Benz Emerge – https://t.co/HlT0xzdPpo via @MpashoNews pic.twitter.com/Y1e8EWLIUA — The Star, Kenya (@TheStarKenya) May 6, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s opposition on Friday called for an government statement and inquiry into the murder of a well-known businessman and government critic. Jacob …

Read More »

Kayihura in operation to rid city of “Kifeesi”

Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura today launched an operation in the suburbs of Kampala to rid the city of a group known as Kifeesi, that have been accused of involvement in criminal activities. Kayihura, accompanied by journalists, combed several areas, starting at Conrad Street at the ROCO construction premises. …

Read More »

Death toll from poisoned sweets climbs to 33 in Pakistan

Multan, PAKISTAN | AFP |  Some 33 people including five children have now died in central Pakistan after eating sweets accidentally tainted with insecticide, officials said Sunday. The mass poisoning occurred in the Karor Lal Esan area of Punjab province last month. “The death toll from poisonous sweets has risen …

Read More »

Suspend crime preventers- Rights groups warn

By Ian Katusiime A collection of human rights groups have advised the government to urgently suspend the crime preventers program ahead of the February 2016 national elections. “Crime preventers” are a volunteer force of civilians recruited and managed by police to report on and prevent crime in cooperation with the …

Read More »

When crime fighters fight

By Agather Atuhaire Corruption suspects walk free as government agencies wrangle All is not well among the three agencies charged with fighting crime and corruption in public office in Uganda; the police, the Directorate of Public Prosecution, and the Inspectorate of Government. Following a spate of losses of corruption cases …

Read More »

Crime shock

By Haggai Matsiko Why murder, rape, extortion, carjacking, robbery are on the rise Hardcore crime is on the increase, according to statistics from the Criminal Investigations Department. Apart from security, experts are concerned that despite police’s increased funding and recruitment over the years—hitting the mark of an over 40,000 strong …

Read More »