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Bobi Wine plans to kidnap himself to cause chaos – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda police has said National Unit Platform – NUP presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine is planning to kidnap himself purposely to cause chaos. Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said they have received intelligence that Kyagulanyi intends to go into …

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Five opposition supporters feared kidnapped in Buwama

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people including a contestant for Buwama town council chair in Mpigi district have been kidnapped by unknown people who were travelling in a drone and a super custom vehicle, raising fears among candidates and supporters of the opposition. Among the people whose whereabouts are …

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Eight arrested over kidnap and murder of man in Kagadi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been arrested in connection to the kidnap and murder of a 22 year-old man who went missing in Kagadi town council. Jacob Tumusiime went missing on December 22, 2020. His body was found dumped in the caves of Kibanga hills in Kagadi …

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Stepfather kidnaps child, demands ransom from biological father

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department of Police in Kampala is holding three people in relation to suspected kidnap of a three year old baby. According to the CID spokesperson Charles Twine, the three are; Jamil Ssebuliba, a resident of Nateete,  Irene Nagawa and another …

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Missing Nansana mobile money agent found in Mbarara

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A month long hunt for a missing mobile money operator from Nansana municipality has come to an end after he has been found alive in Mbarara town. The operator Allan Ssembusi was reported missing last month from Gganda, Wakiso district prompting critical police units …

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Kayihura’s co-accused released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial granted bail to four other suspects jointly charged with the former Inspector General of Police General Edward Kale Kayihura for abetting and aiding the kidnap of Rwandan refugees. The suspects are the former Deputy Commandant of the Professional Standards Unit Richard …

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Kayihura’s co-accused apply for bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four suspects jointly charged with the former Inspector General of Police, General Edward Kale Kayihura for aiding and abetting the kidnap and illegal repatriation of Rwandan refugees in the General Court martial have applied for bail. They are the former Deputy Commandant of the Professional …

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Indian national arrested over kidnapping foreigners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team in Kampala has arrested an Indian national, Praful Butan on allegations of orchestrating a kidnap of four Asians. Butan was arrested on Sunday alongside his alleged Ugandan accomplice, Ignatius Mugumya, on accusation of kidnapping, Akshay Parapati, Sahil Patel, Atul Patel …

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UPDF impersonator arrested for kidnap, armed robbery

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A suspected Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF impersonator is in trouble for aggravated robbery and kidnap in Rukungiri district. The suspect is 31-year-old Barham Twebaze, a resident of Ruku village in Kagunga Sub County in Rukungiri district. Twebaze is accused together with three others of kidnapping …

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CMI, Police track kidnapped Tororo child, arrest five suspects

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | At least five people are in custody at the Special Investigation Division–SID headquarters in Kireka, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District on accusation of kidnapping a boy from Tororo District. The suspects allegedly kidnapped 11-year-old Richard Bunywelo, a pupil at Tororo Education Centre on his …

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