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Police arrest 68 in crackdown on criminal gangs in Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty eight suspected criminals have been rounded up in a police swoop in Kampala central business district. The suspects were picked up from Kisenyi and Nakivubo channel in an operation on Wednesday morning involving Field Force Police-FFP officers from Old Kampala police and Central Police stations. …

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Machete wielding thugs hack woman and daughter in Katwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fear has engulfed residents of Nsuwa zone in Katwe after machete-wielding men cut their member, Aisha Nakitende, alongside her daughter Olivia Namatovu, in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Nakitende according to neighbors was attacked about 10 minutes to 6am during a morning down pour. At …

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Two arrested over issuance of fake Covid-19 test results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala has arrested two people suspected to be part of a racket issuing fake COVID-19 test results to travellers. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspects as Francis Luke and Joshua Bakabuye, both residents of Kawempe. Their arrest came after …

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Centenary bank manager injured in acid attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Katwe are hunting for unidentified persons behind an acid attack against Patrick Katatanzi, the Chief Manager of the Corporate section in Centenary bank at Mapeera House in Kampala. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire says that Katatanzi suffered an acid attack …

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250 curfew violators spend night in custody, 712 motorcycles impounded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 250 people spent Monday night in various police cells in Kampala Metropolitan areas for violating the nighttime curfew regulations. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, says the suspects were picked up in joint security operations involving police, the military and local …

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Police constable shoots two residents after disagreement with woman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police constable attached to the Environmental Police Protection Unit opened fire, injuring two people following an altercation with a woman in Kawanda, Wakiso district. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified the suspect as Police constable Julius Nagaba, who was guarding SGS …

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Two women in Makindye arrested over child torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe police station is holding two women for torturing a 7 year old child on accusations of stealing fish. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspects as Aisha Nalubega and her friend Allen Kyazike. The two were arrested following a video …

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Six dead, 8 rescued from Kisenyi building debris

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least six people have been confirmed dead and eight others rescued with injuries, at the end of the search through the rubble of a building that collapsed in Kisenyi, last evening. Builders, drivers, food vendors and bystanders were trapped inside the rubble, when the …

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