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Why only 74,000 case files were submitted to ccourt in 2019

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Records at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID have revealed that only 34% of the 215,224 recorded crimes in 2019 were taken courts of law. CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to …

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POLICE REPORT: 10 criminal syndicates dismantled in 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police registered a 9.8 percent drop in crime last year, with 10 criminal syndicates dismantled in 2019, Uganda’s annual crime report indicates. According to the 2019 Uganda Police Crime report, criminal cases dropped from 238,746 in 2018 to 215,224 in 2019. “Organised criminal syndicates …

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IGP rallies muslims to observe COVID-19 guidelines during Ramadhan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Martin Okoth Ochola has called on all Muslims to continue strictly observing the 35 guidelines issued by the government on limiting the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) even during the month of Ramadhan. Muslims across the world will …

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Ochola stops police officers from using private vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola has stopped police officers from using individual vehicles as it is deemed to contradict the presidential ban on both private and public vehicles as part of the measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In his …

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Museveni renews contracts for eight AIGPs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has renewed contracts of eight Assistant Inspector General of Police -AIGPs. Among the eight AIGPs whose contracts have been renewed are three who were ordered by Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola to handover their offices to their deputies after their …

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IGP orders traffic police to probe Nabukenya’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered Traffic police to conduct separate investigations into the accident that claimed the life of Ritah Nabukenya, a member of the People Power political pressure group. Nabukenya succumbed to injuries sustained in an accident in Nakawa …

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FDC tasks Ochola to explain police brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has tasked the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to intervene on the escalating cases of police brutality and explain claims that Nalufenya police station has once again turned into a torture chamber. The FDC Deputy Spokesperson, …

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IGP continues sweep, orders Legal Director Twaruhuka to leave

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the force’s Legal Director Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Erasmus Twaruhuka to vacate office in the absence of a running contract. Sources at Naguru police headquarters have intimated to Uganda Radio Network – URN …

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Why contracts of six AIGPs are yet to be renewed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | It has emerged that six top senior police officers at the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP are yet to have their contracts renewed more than a year when they expired. The affected officers include director legal, Erasmus Twaruhukwa, director Fire and Emergency …

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IGP Ochola lists major crime challenges of 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With only few days left to end this year, Inspector General of Police –IGP Okoth Ochola, has listed the major crime incidents that puzzled them in the 12 months’ period. Ochola, highlighted the mobile money shootings, strangulation of boda boda riders and home break-ins targeting …

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