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Security arrest 137 in crackdown on criminal gangs in Jinja city

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 137 suspected criminals spent Sunday night in different police cells in Jinja following a joint security operation led by the Kiira regional police commander, Richard Okullu in Bugembe ward, Jinja City Northern division. The operation also led to the arrest of Alex Mugabi, …

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NYEGE NYEGE: Four arrested for robbing French national

Itanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four suspects are in custody at Buwenge central police station in Jinja district for allegedly attacking a French national, Quentin Perie Jolu, 33, at the ongoing Nyege-Nyege festival. The suspects are Walker Enyonyozi, 27, a student of Makerere University Business School-MUBS Jinja campus, Eddy Ssekamwa, …

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Jinja city officials, guard arrested over theft of road equipment

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three Jinja city officials and a security guard are in trouble for alleged theft of the road construction unit. The four are in custody at Jinja central police station awaiting prosecution. They are Jinja Deputy City Clerk Peter Mawerere, City Engineer David Elemye, Mechanical Engineer …

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Parents in Kiira detained over child sacrifice

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region on Friday confirmed the arrest of Bosco Gudo and his wife Eseza Musasizi, over the murder of their two year-old son Jordan Kitimbo for sacrificial rituals. 32 year old Gudo and his wife Musasizi aged 21, both residents of Buwolelo village …

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Police explain shooting of suspected armed robbers in Jinja city

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiira region police have explained the events leading to the shooting of two suspected armed robbers in Madhivani cell, Jinja city Southern division on Thursday evening. The deceased are Jeremiah Mivule and Joseph Mutali. James Mubi, the Kiira region police spokesperson says that the suspects …

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41 arrested over Jinja protests

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region on Monday evening confirmed the arrest of 41 youths who are accused of being involved in the protests within Jinja city and Jinja district at large. The suspects are currently detained at different gazetted police stations within the Kiira policing area. …

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Three perish in accident at Kakira junction

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people were killed in an accident at Kakira junction along the Jinja-Iganga highway on Tuesday evening. The deceased whose identities haven’t yet been established were riding on a motorcycle registration number UET 176F, which collided with a trailer registration number KBH 501C and ZC …

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Jinja city officials under probe over illegal sale of school land

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the State House Anti-corruption Unit, alongside their counterparts from the Internal Security Organization-ISO and the Kiira regional police command, have intensified investigations into complaints of land grabbing orchestrated by Jinja city officials. The officers who flagged off their operations with a stakeholders meeting …

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