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Suspected Nansana gang leader beheaded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected gang leader in Nansana municipality has been found dead. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the deceased as Erias Kabanda, who has been on the police wanted list for terrorizing people in Nansana municipality in Wakiso district. According to Owoyesigyire, …

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Police constable found dead at Entebbe Zoo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police constable Sadik Kawu has been found dead along the Lake Victoria shorelines at Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre. Kawu’s body was found by another police constable attached to the Counter-Terrorism Unit on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Kawu had been deployed for night duty on …

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Nansana machete wielding thugs arrested after 2 months hunt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five suspected members of a machete-wielding gang who were captured on CCTV inside the compound of a home in Nabweru-Nansana, Wakiso district have finally been arrested after a two months search. The suspects were captured on CCTV on September 4th, 2021, scaling the perimeter wall …

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Police hunt suspect for rape and murder of 10 year old girl

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A casual labourer has raped a 10-year-girl in Nakawa division, a Kampala city suburb, and strangled her to death. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire identifies the suspect as Gerald Sematiko, a resident of Katogo zone in Kinawataka, Nakawa division in Kampala. The …

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Four arrested for selling banned substances in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people are in police custody in Kampala for selling and taking banned substances. They are Grant Ndugwa, Gerald Jangu, Peter Kaggwa and Bukenya Junior. A team of police officers from Wilson road police post and Nakasero led by their commanders Isaac Akampulira and Severino …

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Makerere University guild president out on police bond

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Guild President Ivan Ssempijja together with three guild ministers are out on police bond. The guild ministers are Noella Awal, Ismail Katongole and Francine Ayebazibwe. The four regained their freedom on Tuesday afternoon from the Central Police Station Kampala following their arrest on …

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Teacher arrested on allegations of sexually abusing six girls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police are holding a former teacher at Step by Step School in Nansana municipality accused of sexually abusing six girls. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, identified the suspect as Moses Mpanga Aldo, a resident of Nansana municipality in Wakiso district. According to …

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Kampala metropolitan celebrated Easter peacefully – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Metropolitan Police has commended the public over the peaceful Easter celebrations and urged the community to continue being law abiding citizens after celebrating the Holy Week. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Area says there was no major incident recorded in …

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