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MUKONO: Vehicle knocks dead 12 year-old girl

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for the driver of a Toyota Hilux registration number UBK 108P, that knocked dead a pupil and injured four other people while crossing Kampala-Jinja highway in Mukono district on Wednesday morning. Twelve-year-old Alice Sheila Namwanje, a former primary seven pupil of Naluse …

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Police probes restaurants, butchers over purchase of stolen meat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Crime Intelligence-DCI is probing several restaurants, butchers, and hotels in Kampala that have been facilitating livestock theft by providing a ready market. The decision to probe the implicated restaurants, butcheries, and hotels stems from the arrest of three suspects believed to be …

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Police foil illegal roadblock, arrest two suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police foiled an illegal roadblock at Kavule valley along Semuto road in Matugga and picked up two suspects. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says that at about 3pm on boxing day, police officers on motorized patrol found an illegal roadblock between Kavule and …

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Seven arrested as police foils two separate robberies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Wednesday arrested seven suspects in two separate foiled robberies in Entebbe and Bweyogerere areas. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said the Entebbe incident, happened at Abaita Ababari where three suspected thugs, Peter Can Onen, Samuel Lokori, and Calving Orio, were …

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Sex workers detained for alleged murder of client

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several sex workers from Wantoni trading center in Mukono municipality have so far spent nine days in police custody and still counting, for allegedly beating to death an unidentified man at their residence. On the night of September 19, eleven sex workers together with the …

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City pastor arrested for illegal confinement of 12 people

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Geoffrey Ssemwogerere of New Jerusalem Church in Seguku, Wakiso district is behind bars at Kajjansi police station for allegedly chaining 12 people to purportedly heal them from mental illness and bad omen. According to locals, Ssemwogerere had chained his victims inside his church for at …

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Police raise red flag over new criminal gangs in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kampala has raised a red flag over the emergence of criminal gangs using children to attack victims. Although Kampala has had a series of criminals victimizing pedestrians, riders and drivers, change in the methods of operation of the gangs known as Egaali …

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NIRA, CID probe source of National IDs recovered in Lubigi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Identification and Registration Authority-NIRA and the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID have started investigations into the source of numerous National Identity Cards and other various documents that were picked from Lubigi. Dozens of suspected stolen identity cards, passports, and vehicle number plates were recovered on Wednesday …

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Besigye rearrested for staging protest on high commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Forum for Democratic for Change-FDC party president Dr. Kiiza Besigye was been arrested and transferred to Naggalama police station. Police arrested Besigye on Tuesday while he was addressing a rally at Nakivubo lane, Kampala city. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said that Dr. …

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