Friday , September 30 2022
Home / Tag Archives: Northern bypass

Tag Archives: Northern bypass

Thugs using women to dupe unsuspecting victims in taxis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence-CI has launched an operation to trace thugs using women in taxis to rob unsuspecting passengers along the Northern bypass. The operation stems from numerous complaints filed by victims about criminals conspiring with taxi drivers and conductors to rob them. A police officer at Kalerwe …

Read More »

Police cautions bodas on using Northern Bypass flyovers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The traffic police have cautioned boda boda riders against using northern bypass flyovers because they have increasingly become death traps. Farida Nampiima, the traffic police spokesperson, explains that boda boda riders who use the upper part of northern bypass have increasingly become victims of …

Read More »

35 arrested for attacking motorists along Northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 35 people suspected to be part of a racket that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass in Kampala have been arrested. The suspects were picked up last night in the ongoing security operations that kicked off two weeks ago. This follows …

Read More »

Police arrest 78 suspects in Northern bypass crackdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 78 people suspected to be part of the racket that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass in Kampala are in police custody. They are currently locked up at Kira-road, Kawempe, Wandegeya, and Old Kampala police stations, under the command …

Read More »

Police pick up 30 in Northern Bypass crime crackdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police have arrested 30 people, suspected to be members of a gang that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Kampala Northern bypass. They were netted in a joint operation conducted by police officers from Kira-Road, Kawempe, and Wandegeya Police stations, under …

Read More »

Police presence stepped up on Northern Bypass

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have arrested ten people suspected to be part of a gang that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern Bypass in Kampala. The suspects were picked up during an operation that was commanded by Stephen Tanui, the Kampala Metropolitan …

Read More »

Police announce traffic diversion at Kalerwe-Gayaza road interchange

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kalerwe interchange along the Northern bypass on the Kampala-Gayaza road will be closed to traffic for a week starting tomorrow, the Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety has announced. “The traffic informs the general public that there will be a temporary closure of Gayaza interchange …

Read More »

Police truck knocks woman dead along Northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police truck has knocked dead a woman at Kalerwe along the Northern bypass in Kawempe division. The deceased is 24-year-old Penelope Kyomuhendo. According to eyewitnesses, the police truck that was speeding towards Kalerwe knocked Kyomuhendo at around 7:20 am and sped off. Wamadi Okanya, …

Read More »

Police, army deployed to track Northern bypass thugs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of more than 20 military and police personnel have been deployed to track thugs who attack road users at Northern bypass. A senior police source says that police and military commanders in Kampala Metropolitan have resolved to deploy undercover security personnel after learning …

Read More »

UNRA’s Northern Bypass problem

Why the 21km dual lane highway could still need more time despite a June 2021 target for completion Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) managers are still grappling with the usual problems of road construction like land acquisition, stubborn contractors and bad weather but the …

Read More »