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UPDF, police investigate assault of traffic officer by soldier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and Police are jointly investigating an incident where a military police officer assaulted a traffic police officer in Kampala. The incident occurred near Mukwano mall along Kyaggwe road at Kiseka market, when military police officers driving a green vehicle registration …

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Four machete assailants arrested in Kawempe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested four men suspected to have robbed and raped a woman in Kawempe division, Kampala city. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspects as Joseph Katabi, Mike Sserwada, John Musana and another only identified as Musinguzi. According to preliminary …

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Police impersonator arrested in foiled motorcycle robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Old-Kampala Police Division is holding a suspected police impersonator who was arrested in a foiled boda-boda robbery in Kampala. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson has identified the suspect as Suleiman Mkanda, who was arrested in an attempt …

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Machete wielding thugs injure 7 during home raids in Kyengera

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven people in Kyengera town council in Wakiso district are nursing injuries following attacks by machete-wielding thugs on Tuesday night. Some of the injured are Denis Mayanja, Frank Matovu, Sarah Nalubwama, Charles Ntambi, Frank Kawooya, and JB Ssempija, all residents of Wakimese zone in Kyengera …

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Five arrested over theft of vehicles in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Flying Squad Unit has arrested five suspected car robbers. The police say that the suspects are linked to the theft of 13 cars and mainly operate in Old Kampala. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, on Thursday exhibited the eight recovered vehicles. …

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UPDF deserter arrested for attempting to disarm police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF deserter is in trouble for attempting to disarm a police officer on duty at Kabalagala police station in Kampala on Monday night. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspect as Hussein Kakonge, 46, a UPDF deserter and …

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Thugs rob UGX34million, kill pump attendant in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has been killed and Shillings 34 million stolen in separate robberies at two pump fuel stations in Wakiso district. The deceased person has been identified as Victor Natumanya, a pump attendant at Ideal Energy petrol station found in Bulenga, Wakiso district. Luke Owoyesigyire, …

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Police cite electricity in Bwaise school fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police preliminary findings have pointed at electricity as a possible cause of the fire outbreak that gutted two school dormitories at Bilal Islamic Primary and Secondary School located in Bwaise Kawempe division. The fire that razed dormitories of senior one and two students started at …

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Family of Kyengera gunshot victim pleads for justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of a mobile money operator who was killed in Kyengera is pleading with the police to identify her killer and have him arrested. Denzilanta Nabasirye, 44, a resident of Kyengera town council died on Tuesday last week after she was shot in the …

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