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Police probes abduction, defilement of minors in Kamwokya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira road police has launched a hunt for men who abducted and defiled two minors in separate attacks from the Conte Africa zone of Kamwokya, on the outskirts of Kampala. One of the victims aged eight is said to have been lured by a neighbour …

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Four activists arrested in Kampala for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four members of the People Power Asili group have been arrested on allegations of inciting violence. The four, Webster Lukiya, Jennifer Namboozo, Godfrey Ouma and Stephen Okabale allegedly staged an unlawful protest and had planned to march to parliament. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police …

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60 arrested in operation over planned riots

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says the operations are in response to the call by Bobi Wine urging people to demonstrate peacefully Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 60 people have been arrested in the city centre in an operation against planned riots. An Officer in Charge of …

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Kansaga man torches house with wife and children inside

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabalagala police station is holding a man for attempting to burn his wife and two of his children in the house after a heated disagreement. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango has identified the suspect Nkenga Muhammad who set the house ablaze this morning after …

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Police commanders directed to intensify night curfew Operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda Police Force-UPF has directed area commanders to intensify operations to crackdown on all night curfew violators.  The directives which were issued by the Police Operations Director, Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom to all district and division police commanders took effect on Tuesday.  …

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Heavy security deployment in Entebbe in anticipation of protests

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The army and police have been deployed heavily in Entebbe Municipality in anticipation of protests following Monday’s Mayoral elections.  Protests broke out on Monday after independent candidate Fabris Rulinda was declared the winner with 6,703 votes. In the second position was National Resistance Movement-NRM’s Mutebi …

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20 arrested for alleged voter bribery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 20 people have been arrested in Kampala for alleged voter bribery and rigging in the local government elections. The Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said some of the suspects were arrested on Monday with pre-ticked ballot papers while others were bribing voters at various …

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Ten held over Makindye, Makerere voter bribery and rigging

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10 people spent the night in police custody for alleged involvement in bribery and rigging in the ended Wednesday local government elections in Kampala district. The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said even though the election was generally calm and peaceful, police …

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Military Police to take over rooftops of arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Military police commanded by Col Keith Katungi is taking over rooftops of major arcades across Kampala as part of the polling day security deployment plan. Col Katungi and Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Moses Kafeero informed traders about the deployment plan in a meeting held at …

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