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Police Calls for Vigilance Ahead of Festive Season

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police have urged households to take extra caution and be vigilant during festival season. Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson asked the public to put security measures around their businesses and homes to avoid falling prey to criminals. “As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and …

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Sodomy victims shy to report: Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investigating cases of sodomy is still complicated for detectives because the majority of the victims are still shy to report, despite the escalation of the cases in the country, the Uganda Police Force-UPF has revealed. According to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, many people have been coerced …

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Uganda heightens border security after deadly explosion in DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan police and military have heightened security at the common border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following a deadly explosion Sunday, a police spokesperson has said. Measures have been put in place to avert hostile infiltrations and attacks at the common border …

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Detectives recover gun linked to Busiika police attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One of the two guns recovered from the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF suspect gunned down in Matugga was used in the October 30th, 2022 attack on Busiika police station in Luweero district, according to ballistic experts from the Directorate of Forensic Science-DFS. Three police officers …

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FREEDOM CITY STAMPEDE: Who is to blame?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is 16 days ever since the tragic New Year’s celebrations at Freedom City. However, there have been counter-accusations on who is to blame for the stampede that led to the death of 11 people. It is no longer news that police arrested and prosecuted …

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Security arrests minors in ADF ranks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten suspects, including two children aged 12 and 14, have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown on suspected Allied Democratic Forces –ADF terror cells across the country. The operations conducted by Crime Intelligence teams, the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI and the Police Flying Squad targeted …

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FREEDOM CITY STAMPEDE: Police summons businessman John Ssebalamu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have summoned renowned property owner John Sebalamu, the proprietor of Freedom City Mall along the Kampala-Entebbe Road following a stampede that claimed 10 lives on News Year’s Eve. The deceased were part of the revellers attending the party-after-party concert at the mall. In the …

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Kiruhura police officer arrested over missing gun

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwizi regional police are investigating circumstances under which their own lost a gun from the armoury. Corporal Wilson Nuwagira from Sanga police station in Kiruhura district is alleged to have lost a gun from the armoury where he was keeping guard on Sunday. Police spokesperson …

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Does police have resources to implement sub-county policing model?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A week ago, the Inspector General of Police Martin Ochola, ordered for the implementation of President Yoweri Museveni’s 2019 directive of concentrating police officers at the sub-county level, as opposed to scattering them at posts and small stations. So far, 129 police posts have been merged, …

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