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Three arrested over brutal murder of businessman

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three suspects are in custody at Apac central police station in connection to murder. The suspects are George Okello 33, Fredrick Otim 30, and another only identified as Joseph. The suspects were picked up on Thursday in connection to the brutal murder of Innocent Anyeme, …

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Police investigate their own over death of suspects in custody

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | East Kyoga regional police detectives are investigating fellow police officers at Bukedea Central Police Station over the death of two suspects in police custody. The investigations follow a postmortem report from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital that indicated that Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol, …

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17 inmates escape from CPS during bomb explosion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 17 suspects reportedly exploited yesterday’s chaos during the bomb explosion at Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) to escape from custody. Two police sources told Uganda Radio Network that nine of the suspects had been brought in the previous night and their details were …

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Four suspects escape from police cells in Nakapiripirit

Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have launched a manhunt for four suspects following their escape from custody at Namalu police station in Nakapiripirit district. The suspects broke out of the police cells in a uniport at around midnight on Tuesday where they were being held pending their appearance in …

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Former S. African President Zuma taken into custody

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | Former South African President Jacob Zuma was taken into custody on Wednesday night. South African Police Service national spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo confirmed the news to Xinhua after midnight on Wednesday. “He’s been taken to custody well ahead of the deadline,” Naidoo said. “He will …

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