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500 motorcycles impounded in last night curfew operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 motorcycles were impounded on Wednesday night by security agencies enforcing curfew time in the Kampala Metropolitan area. Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson said yesterday, about 500 more motorcycles were impounded because riders have continued to violate curfew which was imposed …

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Petrol bombs hurled at Katwe police, gov’t vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team is searching for men who have continuously hurled petrol bombs at both government and private vehicles. Last night, petrol bombs were reportedly thrown at Katwe police station by unknown individuals and later at two government vehicles. The Katwe incident according to deputy …

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Police hunts group hurling petrol bombs on vehicles in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for a group of people who hurled petrol bombs at two motor vehicles in Kireka along the Kampala-Jinja highway. The first incident was reported by one Shafic Mubiru, who was driving a vehicle registration number UAJ 320S. He was attacked along the railway …

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Police report cites arson in Budo dormitory fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Preliminary police findings into the fire that gutted a dormitory at King’s College Budo points to possible arson. On Tuesday morning, fire gutted Grace House, one of the girls’ dormitories at King’s College Budo, destroying student’s property worth millions of Shillings. The fire is said to …

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Former chilies employee arrested over manager’s death

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of Isaac Mugga, the former Manager of Chilies Fast Foods and Takeaway Restaurant in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb. The suspect is Nelson Victor Ofwono alias Octopus. He was picked up from his hideout in Katooke …

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One person dies in Natete road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police has confirmed the death of one person knocked by a truck in Natete town on the outskirts of Kampala. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire identified  the deceased as Agnes Arinaitwe, a resident of Kasenge village in Wakiso district who was moving …

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Two NUP leaders charged with inciting violence

Kampala Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have preferred charges of inciting violence against two leaders of the National Unity Platform who were arrested while leading a procession to parliament demanding to meet the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. On Thursday, about 50 women including mothers and relatives of NUP suspects who …

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UNEB scout collapses, dies in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB scout has collapsed and died while heading to scout the ongoing Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations in Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality in Wakiso District Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Ahmed …

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Two dead, three injured in Nsambya police truck accident

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Two people have been knocked dead and three others injured when a police truck lost control and knocked several vehicles and motorcycles along the road in Nsambya, a suburb of Kampala. The Hino truck registration number UP 5638 failed to brake and rammed into …

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