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UPDF: Military police has not taken over Uganda Police powers

Ministry of Defence and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire has released a statement refuting a report in a Kampala daily that “President Yoweri Museveni has fallen out with Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura and has transferred police powers to the military police.” In his statement posted …

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Relatives of Kaweesi murder suspects locked outside court

Relatives of Kaweesi murder suspects locked outside court Relatives of the 20 people arrested in connection to the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi turned rowdy after being blocked from accessing Nakawa Court premises to know how far the state has reached in investigating their case. The  relatives of the …

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Police issue hotline for reporting torture

THIS WEEK: As the uproar over torture in the country rages on, Police have issued a hotline where citizens can report any incident of torture being perpetrated by police on civilians. Those who witness torture can call 112. During a briefing at Police headquarters in Naguru, spokesperson Asan Kasingye said …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Byamukama on how he was tortured

In the Independent this week: Mayor Byamukama on how he was tortured COVER STORY How I was tortured: Mayor Geoffrey Byamukama narrates ordeal. THE LAST WORD The Jacob Zuma tragedy: How one man has brought South Africa’s democracy and Mandela’s “miracle” from honour to shame! NEWS NALYSIS Business feels Chinese pinch: …

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First robotic cop joins Dubai police

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP |  After bringing in Lamborghinis and Ferraris to patrol roads, Dubai police have enrolled a robotic officer, the first in a unit that aims to make up a quarter of the force by 2030. The robotic cop stood to attention Wednesday night at the …

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Kamwenge Mayor torture suspects granted bail

Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Jamson Karemani has granted bail to four police officers accused of torturing  and causing harm to the Kamwenge District  Mayor Geoffrey Byamukama. The Magistrate ordered D/ASP Patrick Muramira and D/ASP FredTumuhairwe to pay sh2 million each  while  Habib Roma and Ben Odeke  have been each …

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Four police officers charged over torture of Kamwenge Mayor

Four police officers have been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for the alleged torture and causing of grievous harm to Kamwenge District Mayor Goeffrey Byamukama. The mayor had been arrested from the Ministry of Lands office in Kampala in connection with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The …

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