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Six arrested for impersonation during police recruitment exercise

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six suspects are in police custody for alleged impersonation during the just concluded police probation constable recruitment exercise in the Lango sub-region. During the recruitment exercise, candidates were required to present their original identification and education documents. They were later subjected to a screening exercise …

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48 suspected criminals rounded up in Lira city

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A security crackdown in Lira city has led to the arrest of 48 suspected criminals. The suspects include 22 females and 26 males who were found in possession of opium and other banned substances. The suspects were picked up from Spice Club near the tipper …

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Man arrested for assaulting traffic officer on duty

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac district has arrested Moses Orec for allegedly assaulting a traffic police officer on duty. Orec, a resident of Lela village, Awila Parish, Akokoro sub-county in Apac district was arrested on Thursday after he assaulted John Tenywa, a traffic police officer. It is alleged …

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Three parish chiefs, CDO arrested for extortion in Apac

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac district has arrested a Community Development Officer and three parish chiefs for allegedly extorting money from SACCO groups registering for Parish Development Model (PDM) program. The suspects are Alex Egwang, the parish chief of Chegere parish, Nixon Odur of Ngica parish, …

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LCI chairman arrested for abetting mob action

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Alebtong district is holding a local council one chairperson for aiding a mob in murdering a suspected thief. Jackson Awany, the 49 year old LCI of Obangangeo village, Abongoatin parish in Amugo sub-county was arrested on Monday following the death of Andrew Anyang, a …

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Hundreds conned in dubious online forex trade

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people in Lira city have been conned by Power Forex International, an online trading company. The clients of the company from Lango, Acholi, and West Nile sub-region include teachers, businessmen and women, students, and mobile money agents. They were lured into investing money …

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Three arrested over brutal murder of businessman

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three suspects are in custody at Apac central police station in connection to murder. The suspects are George Okello 33, Fredrick Otim 30, and another only identified as Joseph. The suspects were picked up on Thursday in connection to the brutal murder of Innocent Anyeme, …

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