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Four detained over supply of weed laced cookies in school

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding four people suspected of supplying drug-laced cookies and snacks in several schools in Wakiso and Kampala. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga has identified the suspects as Rachael Masanga, Suilaman Kasoozi, Joshua Ayo, and Jovia Mbabazi. The four have allegedly been making deliveries in …

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Security intercepts suspected narcotics packaged as coffee samples

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has intercepted suspected narcotics disguised as coffee for export at Entebbe International Airport, according to Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The UCAA spokesperson Vianney Luggya, said that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was …

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Police destroy narcotics worth UGX 778Million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have destroyed 145.22kilograms of narcotics worth Shillings 778million. The drugs were destroyed at the Police Drugs Destruction center in Nsambya barracks on Wednesday evening in the presence of the Entebbe Chief Magistrate Juliet Nakitende. The drugs were seized at Entebbe International Airport between 2020 …

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Maradona autopsy shows no trace of alcohol, narcotics

Buenos Aires, Brazil | Xinhua | A second autopsy has shown that Argentine football legend Diego Maradona did not consume alcohol or narcotics in the days before his death, a local prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday. The 1986 World Cup winner died of a heart attack aged 60 on November 25, …

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More than 130 remanded for possession of narcotics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rubaga Grade One Magistrate, Joel Wegoye has remanded 135 suspects to Luzira prison for alleged possession of narcotics. The suspects who included both male and female appeared before court on Monday afternoon. The suspects, who appeared before the court in shifts, were charged …

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