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Police must account for MP Zaake’s torture- Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo to explain to the House circumstances under which the Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake was tortured in police custody. Zaake was transferred from Kiruddu Hospital to Rubaga Hospital last week …

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IGP continues sweep, orders Legal Director Twaruhuka to leave

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the force’s Legal Director Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Erasmus Twaruhuka to vacate office in the absence of a running contract. Sources at Naguru police headquarters have intimated to Uganda Radio Network – URN …

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Deputy IGP, four AIGPs take oath as new police council members

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Muzeyi Sabiiti and four Assistant Inspector Generals of Police –AIGPs has taken oath as new members of the Police council. The members were sworn- in at an event overseen by the Inspector General of Police, John …

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Gov’t struggling to implement President’s 12 security points

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies are still struggling to implement President Yoweri Museveni’s 12 security points, one year later. In his statement to Parliament on the new wave of kidnaps and murders in the country on Thursday, Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo said that in order …

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IGP orders logistics boss Godfrey Bangirana to hand over office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Okoth Ochola has ordered Assistant Inspector General of Police Godfrey Bangirana to handover the Logistics and Welfare office, following the expiry of his contract. The directive was issued in a letter dated July 19, 2019, copied to Internal Affairs Minister …

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Speaker directs Minister on e-passport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has given the Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo up to Tuesday next week to address the House on the process of issuance of the new e-passports. “This is a matter that touches the rights and freedom of …

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MURDERS: MPs dismiss govt’s witchcraft, illuminati explanation

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Members of Parliament (MPs) dismissed an explanation by the Internal Affairs Minister that the 21 women killed in the last four months in Nansana and Katabi in Entebbe were ritual murders. A highly charged parliament Thursday saw several MPs questioning whether government remained in charge of security in the …

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