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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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Police recover another body in Kabowa septic tank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police detectives at Katwe police station have recovered human remains of a yet to be identified person, five days after retrieving another body in a septic tank within the same home in Kabowa. On Saturday, police retrieved the body of Patrick Turyasingura from the septic tank. …

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90 suspected thugs arrested in Natete, Busega operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 90 suspected thugs were on Tuesday arrested in a joint security swoop conducted in Busega and Natete suburbs. The suspects were picked from areas of Gaza and Mabito zones of Busega and Natete by Field Force Police and Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF officers under the …

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Police burst Nateete housebreak-in racket, arrest 5 suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have burst a racket of people suspected to be behind house break-ins in Nateete and surrounding areas.  Their arrest followed a foiled robbery of a resident in Makayi zone, Nateete parish on Sunday night. A police officer at Nateete police station said …

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Police investigates two school fires in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police are investigating two fire incidents where school dormitories were burnt in Wakiso district. One of the incidents occurred at St. Cecilia Primary School at Kikajjo zone, Masajja parish in Makindye-Ssabagabo on Sunday, while the other was recorded at Nanziga SDA Primary School in Maya …

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Three family members electrocuted in Nsanji

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people from the same family have been electrocuted in Nsangi town council in Wakiso district. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the victims as Asiimwe Babirye, 35 year old, her 5 year-old son Jeremiah Sekalenzi, and a 24-year-old sister only identified …

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35 arrested for attacking motorists along Northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 35 people suspected to be part of a racket that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass in Kampala have been arrested. The suspects were picked up last night in the ongoing security operations that kicked off two weeks ago. This follows …

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ESO, UPDF officer detained over extortion, assault in Kira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira Police Division is holding a Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldier and an operative from the External security organization-ESO on allegations of extortion and assaulting pedestrians in the guise of enforcing curfew. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspects as Alex …

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