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Police returns impounded motorcycles to riders in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbale has started handing back the motorcycles to riders that were impounded for flouting the Covid-19 presidential directives. Over 300 motorcycles were impounded and kept at Mbale central police station since the lockdown started in March this year. Most of the riders …

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Over 100 motorcycles impounded In Kabarole district

Kabarole, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 110 motorcycles have been impounded in Kabarole district after their owners were found defying COVID-19 control measures.  According to the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, some of the motorcycles were found carrying passengers in contradiction of the presidential directive on operations of …

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Truck loses control, injures four people in Lira

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Business along Obote Avenue and Lira Main Market came to stand still when a FUSO truck registration number UAQ 572W lost control and rammed into a group of people.  The truck which was loaded with cement had a brake failure and knocked a tipper registration …

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Police still holding 690 impounded motorcycles as investigations continue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police is still holding 690 motorcycles impounded during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Although President pardoned riders whose motorcycles were impounded for defying his directives in the fight against COVID-19, Kampala metropolitan police says more than 690 motorcycles are still held and under investigation. …

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Hundreds claim motorcycles from police stations after presidential pardon

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of motorcyclists have turned up at police stations in Luweero district to claim their motorcycles that were confiscated during operations to implement presidential directives on COVID-19. The motorcycles had initially been restricted from operating beyond 2 pm. However, President Yoweri Museveni extended their …

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Boda boda riders excited on receiving impounded motorcycles back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda riders in Kampala have expressed their excitement on receiving back their motorcycles that were impounded by police across the country. A few weeks ago, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had directed that motorcycles and bicycles should not move after 2 pm as a …

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Police to release all impounded motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police is set to release all impounded motorcycles across the country following a directive by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday while addressing the country. Prompted by Amelia Kyambadde, the Minister in charge of Trade and Industry, the President said he had given amnesty to …

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191 motorcycles impounded for defying Presidential directive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Joint task Force (JTF) has impounded dozens of motorcycles in Kampala metropolitan areas for defying the recent presidential directive which banned them from operating beyond 2 pm. On Wednesday this week, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in his nation address directed that boda-bodas should to …

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