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Police surrounds William Street Mosque

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy security deployment at Noor Mosque on William Street in Kampala. Heavily armed police and military police officers cordoned off the mosque at dawn this morning. According to sources, the security officers stormed the mosque premises and asked those inside to …

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Police halt 9pm eviction in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe police have used live bullets to disperse an unidentified group of people who were conducting an eviction in Kyampa Zone, Makindye under the cover of darkness. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigyire says that security personnel responded to an alert and found …

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Police attributes crime reduction to installation of CCTV cameras

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The reduction of crime in the country by 28 percent has been attributed to the installation of CCTV cameras and intelligence operations. The assessment and analysis since 2015 was conducted by then research director Edward Ochom and Chief Political Commissar Asan Kasingye. Although police …

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Rwandan national at large after killing three minors in Kyankwanzi

Kyankwanzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for a Rwandan national accused of hacking to death three minors and injuring more than eight other people in Kyankwanzi district this morning. Charles Twiine Mansio, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Public Relations Officer identifies the suspect as Emmanuel Twagirayezu, a Rwandan …

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Twelve year old girl commits suicide in Nansana

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district are investigating circumstances that led a 12- year-old girl to allegedly commit suicide. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as Alisat Nantume, a resident of Gganda-Nansana Municipality Wakiso District. The minor’s body was …

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Police imposter arrestedi Hoima district

Hoima, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A 29-year old man has been arrested in Hoima district for impersonating the police.   The suspect Benard Karubanga, is a resident of Kiryatete, a Hoima town suburb in Kahoora division, Hoima Municipality.  Karubanga was arrested on Friday evening in Kiryatete following numerous complaints from members …

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Hoima police arrests notorious thug

Hoima, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Hoima has arrested one of the suspected thugs who have reportedly been stealing motorcycles from Hoima Central Police Station. The suspect has been identified as Johnson Tumuramye, 30, a resident of Kijungu cell in Hoima Municipality. It is alleged that Tumuramye together with …

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