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Why arrests will continue

COMMENT | Samson Tinka | Media houses and a section of politicians continue to pour cold water on security agencies in relation to the numerous arrests of different people across country. These groups of people are majorly concerned with the modus operandi of the whole operation. Maybe be they have some …

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48 children rescued from illegal ferrying in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Lamwo district have arrested five suspects for attempting to illegally ferry 48 children to work as casual laborers in commercial sugarcane plantations in Bunyoro and Busoga regions. The suspects were arrested on Wednesday evening from Agoro sub-county after police intercepted their truck, …

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Police hunt hackers of Kapelebyong headteacher

Kapelebyong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kapelebyong Police are hunting for two men accused of hacking to death a retired headteacher. The suspects are Simon Okitoi and Robert Eloket, both residents of Acanga village in Acowa sub-county in Kapelebyong district. They are wanted for hacking to death 64-year-old Joseph Ojakala on …

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Three arrested over murder and aggrevated robbery

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Kakumiro are holding three suspects for allegedly strangling to death a boda boda rider before robbing his motorcycle. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of waylaying Adam Baguma 20, a boda boda …

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Security guard arrested over stolen gun

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Hoima is holding a Private security guard for allegedly stealing a gun.    The suspect is Innocent Okot, attached to Saracen Security Company Limited, Hoima branch.    He reportedly disappeared with the Company gun registration number SAR 12116651/06277 with five rounds of ammunition …

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Four arrested for robbing city businessman of 100,000 Euros

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The special investigations Division SID has in custody four people believed to have executed a robbery of €100,000 (about 250million shillings) from a city businessman in Kampala. CID spokesperson Charles Twine said the four suspects riding on 4 motorcycles targeted Kannankutty Krisnamoham an Indian national …

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Minister Odongo will release list of missing persons -Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Police force-UPF has said that the list of missing persons will be released by the Internal Affairs Minister General JeJe-Odongo to Parliament any time. Recently, President Museveni  said that there is no person who was missing but thay had rather been arrested by …

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15 murdered in Acholi from January to February

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 15 people have been murdered in Acholi Sub –Region between the months of January and February, according to police reports. Agago district had the highest number of murder cases at seven followed by Amuru with four cases, reported to police. Gulu and Lamwo …

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