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97 arrested for flouting curfew in Lira city

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 97 people mostly youths were on Friday night in Lira city arrested for flouting the night-time curfew. The suspects were arrested from bars, restaurants, joints and pubs. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson says that they will screen the suspects before charging …

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Police releases impounded motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 motorcycles that were impounded during the swearing in of President Yoweri Museveni have been released to the owners. The motorcycles were impounded on the eve and after Museveni’s swearing-in. Security agencies conducted joint operations enforcing the 6pm and 9 m curfew for motorcycles …

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500 motorcycles impounded in last night curfew operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 motorcycles were impounded on Wednesday night by security agencies enforcing curfew time in the Kampala Metropolitan area. Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson said yesterday, about 500 more motorcycles were impounded because riders have continued to violate curfew which was imposed …

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Gov’t rejects demands to lift curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew time will be maintained despite calls by Members of Parliament to have it lifted. Rugunda was on Tuesday speaking during the plenary after Members of Parliament called for the curfew to be lifted to enable Muslims …

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KADAGA: Curfew is affecting tourism industry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that the continued curfew restriction has an impact on the country’s economy especially the tourism industry. Kadaga reiterated her previous calls for the government to review the situation saying that the country’s tourism sector is under threat …

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SPC shoots student dead for violating curfew hours

Patrick Otimong was shot dead when police opened fire after meeting resistance from errant members who were partying in the night-time curfew. Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bukedea police have shot dead a teenage boy for allegedly violating the night-time curfew. The deceased has been identified as Patrick Otimong, a resident of Kanyipe …

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