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CURFEW: Policeman shoots dead teenager in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Corporal  James Musandiizi is currently on the run after shooting dead, 16 year old Nelson Waako while enforcing curfew guidelines on Saturday night. Waako, a resident of Mutai village, in Buwenge sub county, in Jinja district, was reportedly fighting a friend, Ashiraf Binywela in …

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DPC, MPs clash over Arua city’s trans night discos under curfew

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Arua District Police Commander and Members of Parliament on Covid-19 committee clashed over operation of night discos in Arua city in total disregard of the presidential directive and Ministry of Health guidelines. The MPs who are on a fact finding mission on management of …

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Mukono Magistrate dismisses curfew breach charges against 56 suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Grade I Magistrate Patience Koburunga has dismissed curfew breach charges against 56 suspects who were arraigned before the court on Thursday. According to State Attorney Irene Namboozo, the suspects were among the hundreds of residents arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday night from bars, hideouts, …

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Doctor, two others arrested for staging street bash

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emmanuel Muwema, a doctor attached to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital is in trouble for allegedly staging a street bash in violation of the curfew time and COVID-19 preventive measures. Trouble for Muwema started on Saturday evening when he allegedly parked his vehicle registration number UBG …

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Police kill 12 year old in Butaleja while enforcing curfew

Butaleja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A stray bullet fired by a police officer enforcing the nighttime curfew has killed a 12-year-old girl in Butaleja district. The deceased is Esther Nemwa, a daughter of Fred Mulesa, a resident of Namuselu village in Nabiganda town council. According to Mulesa, they had sent …

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Police commanders in trouble for releasing impounded motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Motorcycles impounded during the swearing of President Yoweri Museveni have landed police commanders in trouble after the police leadership ordered a probe into how they were released without the cyclists paying the penalty of 40,000 shillings. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Edward Osiru Ochom, who …

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