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‘Bishop’ arrested for trafficking 15 children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Nansana police division is holding a self-proclaimed Bishop accused of trafficking 15 children between five to seven years. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says “Bishop” Pius Nkrunziza was picked up from Kabumbi with the children. According to Owoyesigyire, although the suspect …

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UPDF Sgt to face Court Martial for lynching city lawyer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defence Forces–UPDF soldier, Sgt Gad Twijukye, will face the General Court Martial for allegedly leading a group that lynched City Lawyer Peter Kibirango. The lawyer succumbed on mob injuries on October 19 at Case Hospital in Kampala after spending five days …

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Police kills one suspected thug in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | At least one suspected thug was shot dead in the wee hours of Friday trying to raid a home at Lusanja-Kitezi village, Kasangati town council, in Wakiso district. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Kitezi police shot dead the suspected thug raiding …

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Police hunt for driver who knocked dead a UPDF Colonel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Kampala have launched a hunt for a driver who knocked dead, Abdul Kawawa, a Uganda People’s Defence Force –UPDF Lieutenant Colonel, on Sunday night. Lt Col Kawawa, according to Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, was knocked dead while walking …

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Flying squad arrest UPDF Sgt over mob action

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Flying Squad Unit – FSU have arrested a Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF soldier, Sgt Gad Twijukye, on accusations of participating in a mob action in Mutungo, Nakawa division in Kampala. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson confirmed to URN that …

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Man arrested with UGX 1 million counterfeit notes

 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police has arrested a man for allegedly distributing counterfeits worth one million shillings. Ali Musoke was arrested on Wednesday by police officers at Mini Price as he tried to hoodwink a mobile money operator, Shafic Amanyire. At around 10 am, Musoke approached Amanyire’s mobile money …

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Police probes drowning of Makerere University student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police officers from Wandegeya and Makerere police stations are probing the drowning of a Makerere University student James Owimupehwe. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that Owimupehwe a Rwandan National and student of social sciences drowned on Sunday. Owimupehwe tried to swim …

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Three arrested for robbing URA official

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala have arrested three men on allegations of robbing an employee of Uganda Revenue Authority –URA. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said thugs armed with machetes and knives, raided Cyprus Mugabi’s home in Kasangati where they robbed various items including …

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Bolivians arrested at Entebbe Airport with 200 cocaine pellets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aviation Police –AVIPOL at Entebbe International Airport have arrested two Bolivian nationals over swallowing 200 drug pellets. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, identified the suspects as Choque Condori Emilio and Martinez Villarpando Pedro. Owoyesigyire said the suspects who came into the country …

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Flying squad hunts caretakers for strangling to death TB patient

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Flying Squad Unit –FSU operatives are hunting for two caretakers suspected to have strangled, to death Med Kahuuma, a Tuberculosis-TB patient. Kahuuma, according to Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, was being taken care of by Edgar and Mark. The suspicious death was …

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