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3,600 people died in road crashes last year

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Despite the restricted movement of vehicles and motorcycles during Covid-19 lockdown, 3,663 people died in road accidents. The road safety and traffic report shows 1,146 out of 3,663 people killed in road accidents were motorcyclists. This translates to ten road fatalities per day. The …

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POLICE: At least 12 Ugandans were murdered daily in 2020

📌 POLICE CID REPORT 2020 • 4,460 killed in 20 months • 547 persons lynched • 1,358 death via assaults •  547 hit with blunt objects • Majority are assault, poisoning, arson, shooting, mob action 📌 OTHERS • Sh15 billion lost in cybercrimes • Sh4 billion lost in fraudulent land deals • 3,516 motorcycles stolen, …

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44 police superintendents complete leadership, command refresher course

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Forty-four Superintendents of Police have completed a refresher course in command and leadership at Bwebajja Police College. They were part of the 45 officers who were summoned for a refresher course on September 21, 2021, by the Inspector-General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola. The majority …

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Social media still a security threat-Minister Jeje Odongo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Government will only open social media after confirming that is no longer a threat to national security, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen. Jeje Odongo has revealed.   It is now two weeks since the government shut down social media two days to the general elections on January …

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IGP warns against flouting night curfew during christmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police-IGP, Martin Okoth Ochola has warned travelers and motorists against violating the night curfew that runs between 9 pm to 6am. In his Christmas message delivered by police spokesperson Fred Enanga at the Uganda Media Center, Ochola warned all people travelling upcountry …

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Police procure 100 patrol vehicles, ambulances for 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda police force has procured more than 100 Patrol Land Cruisers and Ambulances for 2021 elections period. Out of the more than 100 vehicles, 10 are ambulances which are going to be deployed on highways and other political hot spots as earlier explained by, AIGP …

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CID deputy director transferred over mess in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for the transfer of top police officers at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID for failing to arrest masterminds of the chaos that marred National Resistance Movement -NRM party primaries. Last month, the president directed the Inspector General of Police, Martin …

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