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Gunmen attack police post in Kyanja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire at Kensington police post in Kyanja, around 1am this morning sending police officers and locals into panic. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the gunmen fired two rounds that shuttered the window pane …

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State House masquerader arrested in Wakiso district

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man who has been masquerading as a member of the State House Special Operations Unit has been arrested in Kyebando, Wakiso district. Fred Kiyaga was arrested on Wednesday in a local bar. Kiyaga’s arrest followed a tip off from a whistle-blower who knew Kiyaga …

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Luzira S.S student detained over murder of school guard

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The senior four candidate of Luzira secondary school who is accused of punching the school guard to death on Tuesday will miss his remaining papers, Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson has revealed. The candidate is locked up at Jinja Road police station …

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11 children dead in Mukono school fire

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eleven children were killed Tuesday in a school fire outbreak in Luga village, Ntanzi parish, Ntejeru Kisoga town council in Mukono district. According to Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the tragic incident occurred at Salama School of the Blind at about 1 am local time. …

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Private security companies warned against deploying guards without police notice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have warned private security companies against deploying guards without informing area police commanders. Citing last weekend’s incident where two Gallant security company guards, Justus Nuweatuha and Oparu, were attacked and robbed of their gun, Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said …

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Bukwo CAO shot dead along Kampala-Gulu highway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bukwo District Chief Administrative Officer Charles Ogwang has become the latest victim of attacks by men in uniforms similar to those of the military who terrorize motorists on the Matugga, Kalule stretch along the Gulu highway. Unfortunately for Ogwang, he has succumbed to the injuries …

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Four children die in Kira house fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four children have died in a house fire in Kira municipality, Wakiso district. The minors were killed in the fire that gutted the residence of Annet Naigaga, a dealer in roasted maize and sweet bananas in Kawuku cell, Kira municipality in Wakiso district around 06:00am …

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Two suspected thugs shot in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint patrol team of police and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF on Tuesday night shot two suspected thugs who have been terrorizing residents in Wakiso district. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, said that the assailants raided different homes in Kikaya zone in Bulega, …

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Travelers, driver escape Link bus fire unhurt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was tension among travelers and residents of Wakaliga in Lubaga division on Wednesday evening, when a coach belonging to Link buses caught fire. The fire broke out in the Kampala-bound bus registration number UBD 269A, that was returning from Kasese around 10:00pm. The bus …

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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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