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38 motorcycles stolen in Gulu city in two months

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty-eight motorcycles have been stolen in Gulu city in the last two months according to Gulu City Boda Boda Motorcycle Association. George Teka-kwo, the Head of Enforcement under Gulu City Boda Boda Motorcycle Association says some of the riders lost the motorcycles to robbers …

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Police procures motorcycles for detectives in remote areas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police force logistics directorate has procured 100 motorcycles for detectives in hard to reach areas. Criminal Investigations director AIGP Grace Akullo announced in July 2019 that the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola had promised to procure motorcycles for investigators particularly in remote …

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URA halts operation against Kenyan registered motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has temporarily halted its operations targeting Kenyan registered motorcycles operating in the Eastern Uganda border districts. The tax body launched the operation early this month to impound the illegal motorcycles in Busia and Malaba in Tororo. The operation was meant to extend …

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URA crackdowns Kenyan registered motorcycles in border districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has launched an operation to impound motorcycles with Kenyan number plates that are operating in parts of Eastern Uganda. The operation which is underway in the districts of Busia, Malaba and Tororo will also be extended to Lwakhakha in Namisindwa and Amudat …

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Police distributes new motorcycles for elections in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police force has distributed 96 motorcycles to all its eighteen divisions in Kampala metropolitan area ahead of Thursday’s elections. The motorcycles are intended to enable swift response to election-related violence that may arise during or after the polling exercise. A security source said …

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CCTV cameras help police curb car and motorcycle thefts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police records for the last three years show that on average, 800 cars are stolen in Kampala metropolitan every year. Similarly, 900 motorcycles also get stolen each year in Kampala city and the neighboring districts of Wakiso and Mukono. However, a partial report on the …

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200 houses, 5 boda bodas buried by mudslides in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 200 families in Isule parish, Maliba subcounty in Kasese district are without a place of abode after mudslides covered their homes in the area. But even mobile assets were not spared, among these five boda boda motorcycles whose owners had taken shelter only for …

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POLICE: 4,000 motorcycles stolen in Uganda every year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Records at the Criminals Investigations Directorate – CID indicate that on average 4,000 motorcycles are stolen every year in Uganda. That is 11 motorcycles are lost daily. The directorate indicates that 13,120 motorcycles have been stolen between 2019 and 2017. Data shows 2018 had …

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50 motorcycles impounded in Mbale for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have impounded 50 motorcycles in Mbale city for flouting the COVID-19 guidelines. Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson says the motorcycles were impounded in a massive operation targeting riders who operate beyond 6pm, who don’t wear face masks and helmets and carry more …

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