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New Year’s eve in Kampala largely peaceful – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has said the New years eve celebrations were largely peaceful in greater Kampala as most Ugandans observed the guidelines issued on the celebrations. According to Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, the celebrations were peaceful in most parts of Kampala Metropolitan …

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Music promoters vow to defy police ban on christmas concerts

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Music promoters and concert organizers have defiantly responded to the ban released by police warning to arrest whoever is intending to participate in parties organized in the Christmas festive season and said they will continue with their programs and organize. On Thursday Police warned event’s …

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Three police officers arrested for guarding illegal concert in Munyonyo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police has arrested three of their very own for allegedly guarding an illegal music concert that took place on Saturday night at the Ddungu Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala. According to SP Patrick Onyango, the spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police,  the police officers who have been arrested …

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Nigerian artiste Omah Lay in custody over unlawful concert

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe Police station are holding Nigerian artiste Omah Lay for holding an unauthorized concert in violation of the ban on social gathering to stop the spread of Covid-19. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says the artist was picked up together with Ivan Ddungu, …

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110 arrested for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 110 people have been arrested for violating COVID-19 guidelines in Kampala. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says the suspects include managers of arcades and people who were found without wearing face masks. He says the operation follows a public outcry and …

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Two killed in Kireka road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been killed in an accident at Global paints junction in Kireka along Kampala-Jinja highway. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says the two were riding on a motorcycle registration UEF 765F when they were crushed by an Isuzu truck registration number …

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Four arrested at late Muzaata’s home

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Four suspects are in custody at Kawempe police station for storming the home of the late Sheik Nuuhu Muzaata Batte in Kate Falaawo in Kawempe Division and attempting to break into his bedroom. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango identifies the suspects are Sam Kigundu …

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UPDF captain fleeced of Shs35 million in fraudulent land deal

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defence Forces Captain is in financial shock after being fleeced of 35 million shillings in a fraudulent land sale. Capt Moses Katumba in his statement at Kampala Central Police Station, says he was approached by one Saava Kagimu claiming he was selling …

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Nansana man arrested with decomposing body in his house

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A man in Nansana Municipality has been arrested after being found with a decomposing body of a young child locked in his room. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango identified the suspect who is currently locked-up at Nansana police station as Jacob Ssesanga, 19, alias …

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Thugs break into city forex bureau and run off with Shs 220m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives in Kampala are gathering evidence to establish circumstances under which thugs broke into a city forex bureau and varnished with 220 million shillings. The theft of the money that was in a safe inside Assured Forex Bureau at Titanic building along Johnson street in …

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