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Uganda Police warns about planned violent protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force -UPF has come out to warn the general public against threats and plans of holding riots, that they say they have information about. “We have received information from credible sources that a section of opposition politicians are planning nationwide violent demonstrations and riots …

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Police steps up COVID-19 night operations in Kampala

56 Arrested in Kampala Sunday Night Operations Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 56 people were arrested in parts of Kampala during operations against person violators of COVID-19 guidelines last night. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said 49 of these were arrested from Nomads Bar in Kabalagala. …

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Police halt 9pm eviction in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe police have used live bullets to disperse an unidentified group of people who were conducting an eviction in Kyampa Zone, Makindye under the cover of darkness. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigyire says that security personnel responded to an alert and found …

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Kampala raid on schools nets 74 teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 74 teachers were this afternoon questioned by the police after being rounded up in an enforcement operation of measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Of these, 21 of the teachers were picked from Kabojja Junior School, where, according to the school …

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Explosive kills one, injures six in Matugga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force -UPF has launched investigations into an explosive that has killed one person and injured six at Mabanda Trading centre,  Matugga, in Wakiso District. Kampala Metropolitan police Deputy spokesman Luke Owoyesigyire says that the deceased has been identified by only one name, Abdul. …

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Police shoots three suspected robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has shot three suspected robbers in Kireka- Bira Village in Wakiso District. The trio was gunned down at 2am this morning while trying to rob the home of Godfrey Atukwatse. Police was called by Atukwatse’s neighbors when they saw six men armed with machetes …

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