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Tanzania police, Interpol conduct joint crackdown in southern Africa

Dar, Tanzania | Xinhua |  Tanzanian police force said Saturday drugs, firearms, minerals, stolen cars, game meat and timber were among items seized in a joint crackdown with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) conducted simultaneously in six southern African countries. The Tanzania police force said in a statement that …

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Nasser Road man nabbed with forged Interpol, COVID-19 letters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aviation Police are holding 29-year-old Peter Ssempebwa on accusations of forging several documents including letters of good conduct from Interpol, COVID-19 vaccination cards and certificates. Ssempebwa claims to be an Enforcement Assistant in the Directorate of Legal Affairs at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. Luke …

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25 Ugandans on Interpol red notice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has said at least 25 Ugandans are on the red list of International Criminal Police Organization- Interpol for committing transnational crimes. Charles Birungi, the acting director Uganda National Central Bureau commonly known as Interpol-Uganda told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an exclusive interview …

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Uganda’s Interpol director AIGP Balimwoyo retires

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s International Police (Interpol) Director, Assistant Inspector General of Police Moses Balimwoyo, has retired from the police force after more than four decades of service. AIGP Balimwoyo who joined police in 1974 becomes the sixth high-ranking officer in police to retire in two years …

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Coronavirus outbreak sparks new trend in counterfeit medical items

Lyon, France | INTERPOL | Counterfeit facemasks, substandard hand sanitizers and unauthorized antiviral medication were all seized under Operation Pangea XIII, which saw police, customs and health regulatory authorities from 90 countries take part in collective action against the illicit online sale of medicines and medical products. The operation resulted …

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Police write to Interpol to arrest Bakaleke

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force (UPF) has written to International Police (Interpol) in different seeking the arrest of former Kampala South Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Siraj Bakaleke. He is needed by the Anti-corruption court to answer charges of abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, …

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Susan Magara murder suspect withdraws objection to extradition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Preparations are underway to extradite Patrick Agaba alias Pato from South Africa to answer to charges of Kidnap and Murder of Susan Magara, a cashier who was killed last year. Agaba is accused of masterminding and receiving a ransom of 700 million Shillings from …

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