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Police hunt for suspect on the run over murder of his girlfriend

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Lubowa have recovered the body of a Kenyan National who was killed in a suspected domestic brawl with her boyfriend who is currently on the run. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Lydia Wanyuki, a maid in …

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Suspected girlfriend arrested over death of UNRA’s human resource manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding one suspect in connection to the death of Hajj Rashid Kamoga Kulima, a senior human resource manager of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA who died under unclear circumstances. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson said that …

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Abandoned teargas canister injures five in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five family members are nursing injuries at Mulago National Referral hospital they suffered in a tear gas explosion on Christmas eve. Although earlier police reports had indicated that the victims were injured by a suspected grenade, residents say it was a teargas canister left by …

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Police probe suspected murder of UNRA’s senior human resource manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have opened up an investigation into the death of Hajj Rashid Kamoga Kulima, a senior human resource manager of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson said that unknown people brought Kamoga to Seguku …

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Police to auction 500 unclaimed motorcycles in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 motorcycles impounded over time by police on traffic and Covid-19 related offenses are to be auctioned off. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that more than 500 motorcycles have remained unclaimed at different police stations in Kampala Metropolitan areas which …

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17 inmates escape from CPS during bomb explosion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 17 suspects reportedly exploited yesterday’s chaos during the bomb explosion at Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) to escape from custody. Two police sources told Uganda Radio Network that nine of the suspects had been brought in the previous night and their details were …

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Police officer detained for shooting fiancée to death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala are holding one of their own accused of killing his fiancée following a misunderstanding. The suspect is Corporal Sam Owuku, the driver of the Kampala South Regional Police Commander-RPC, Rogers Sseguya. It is alleged that Owuku stormed the residence of his …

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425 Kampala boda boda riders arrested over obscured number plates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 425 boda-boda riders are in police custody and their motorcycles impounded on charges of obscuring number plates within Kampala metropolitan areas. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has said that the ongoing operations against motorcyclists with obscured number plates are intended to …

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Man held over machete attacks in Makindye division

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Katwe division have arrested a man alleged to be the mastermind of five machete attacks in the Katwe-Makindye division. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka, a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe, was arrested following the …

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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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