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City protests: Five suspected ring leaders arrested in Kisekka Market

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have arrested five people suspected to have been ring leaders in last week’s city protests. They were arrested on Sunday during an operation in Kisekka Market. They have been identified as John Ddamulira, Ben Kazeeyi, Alvin Juma, Robert Ssegujja and another unidentified person.  Ddamulira …

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Two armed thugs rob UGX 200M from Kisaasi apartment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for two armed thugs behind the robbery at Midland complex apartment in Kanisa zone in Kisaasi in Kawempe Division in Kampala in the wee hours of Wednesday morning where they made off with more than Shillings 200 million. The Kampala Metropolitan Police …

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Father kills 3-months old baby in domestic brawl

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Arua police are holding a man on allegations of killing his 3-months-old baby in a domestic brawl with his wife. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga identifies the suspect as Samuel Atiku. According to Enanga, Atiku allegedly threw a brick targeting his wife Melica Okunduyu but she …

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Police recover body from Nakivubo channel

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have recovered a man’s body from the Nakivubo Channel in Kampala following today’s morning heavy downpour. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson identified the deceased as Samuel Orango, a 27-year resident of Katwe who is suspected to have been swept away by running …

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11 NUP supporters in police custody for leading processions in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eleven National Unity Platform-NUP party supporters are in custody at Kasangati police station in Wakiso district for allegedly leading processions and acts violence during and after the nomination of their presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu on Tuesday. The suspects are Isma Sempija, Richard Odoi, Isaac …

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More than 50 arrested on day two of presidential nominations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 50 people were arrested on the second day of the presidential nomination exercise in Kampala Metropolitan area. A senior police officer at Kampala Central Police Stations -CPS who was part of the incident records team said by 3pm, police had recorded 49 suspects …

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Police pat themselves on the back over nomination success

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Operations Uganda Police AIGP Edward Ochom has said that day one nomination for presidential candidates has been a large success due to proper security planning. Three candidates, National Resistance Movement (NRM) President Museveni, General Henry Tumukunde and Alliance for National Transformation’s General …

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Be happy with heavy deployment, police tells Bobi Wine’s neighbors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Heavy deployment along Gayaza road, Kasangati and Magere village which is home of the NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi has caused concern among some residents. The deployment by military, police and plain clothes security personnel is noticeably heavy. Some residents are describing the plain-clothed security personnel …

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