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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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Flying Squad rescues kidnapped KIU student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police Flying Squad unit has rescued Hilda Driwalo, a mobile money agent and student of Kampala International University and arrested six suspects in connection to her kidnap. According to the police, the suspects kidnapped Driwalo from Entebbe on Friday last week after inviting …

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Flying Squad arrests suspect over theft of USD 90,000

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A five days hunt for a man suspected to have varnished with USD 90,000 (about 317 million Shillings) belonging to businessman David Bigirwa, has come to an end after he was arrested by the newly deployed Flying Squad team. The man who has since been …

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IGP Ochola disbands Flying Squad Unit once more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has dissolved the Flying Squad which has been serving as the police force’s violent crime crack unit. The communication was sent through a radio message to all operatives indicating that Flying Squad had been disbanded, and it’s no …

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CCTV cameras, flying squad reveal car theft spots

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For years, Katwe policing division has been known as the leading car theft zone in Kampala city. But it has now been replaced by Old Kampala and Kawempe policing divisions. Incidents of motor vehicle thefts captured by Closed Circuit Television cameras and Flying Squad’s intelligence led …

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Flying Squad arrests two suspected masterminds of kidnaps, car robberies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected masterminds of several kidnaps and vehicle robberies especially in Western Uganda have been arrested by the Police Flying Squad. Charles Twine, the spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has identified the suspects as Denis Tukundane alias Kenneth and Kato Daniel, a businessman from …

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Flying Squad recovers 23 guns from thugs

Flying Squad indicates that some criminals hired guns from police personnel Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A report compiled by the Flying Squad has revealed that 23 guns belonging to police and military were recovered from thugs last year. The report compiled by Flying Squad commander Godwin Turamye, which URN …

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Flying squad re-arrests car robbery suspect

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Police’s Flying Squad has rearrested a suspected car robber who escaped from police custody. John Wandera was picked on Monday from one of the suburbs of Kampala after he was tracked and trailed by Flying Squad operatives under the commander of Senior Superintendent of …

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