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Amuru authorities evict 100 illegal charcoal dealers

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Amuru district authorities have ejected 103 illegal charcoal dealers and impounded 200 bags of charcoal from Attiak Sub County. The illegal charcoal dealers were rounded up in Apany Village in Okidi Parish on Monday evening in a joint operation involving Uganda People`s Defense Force-UPDF, Police …

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Bodies of Ugandans shot dead in Rwanda to be repatriated

Nyagatare, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The bodies of two Ugandan nationals who were shot dead by Rwandan security operatives will repatriated for decent burial on Tuesday.  John Bosco Tuhirirwe and Job Byarushaga, both residents of Kamwezi Sub-county were shot dead by Rwandan security at Tabarwe sector in Nyagatare district in …

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Mob justice cases overwhelm Kamuli district

 Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kamuli are police struggling with a high number of mob justice cases. The latest cases occurred in the past one week where three people were killed in three separate incidents. The Busoga North Police Spokesperson, Michael Kasadha, identifies the deceased as 40-year-old Daaka Kibito, a …

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Man arrested in Gulu for defiling 11 year old step daughter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police in Gulu have arrested a 33-year-old man, for defiling his 11-year old step-daughter. The minor was defiled on Sunday in Bwobo Aywaya sub ward, Patuda parish, Layibi division in Gulu municipality. The case was reported to Mican police post by Zainabu Atayo, the …

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Police in Bolivia join opposition as crisis mounts

La Paz, Bolivia | AFP |  Police in three Bolivian cities joined anti-government protests Friday, in one case marching with demonstrators in La Paz, in the first sign security forces are withdrawing support from President Evo Morales after a disputed election that has triggered riots. The defense minister said the …

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Police warns CID commanders against picking suspects from cells

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police have warned Criminal Investigation Commanders – CIDs against picking suspects from cells without going through a Cell’s Guard.  Police’s Chief Political Commissar –CPC Asan Kasingye, says it is very wrong for an OC CID to go to the cells, pick a suspect and take …

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Police brutality: Journalists and police clash again in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police foiled a procession by journalists who intended to match through the streets of Kampala to the Police headquarters in Naguru, to petition against increased police brutality against media practitioners. The procession comprised personnel subscribing to Uganda Journalists Association (UJA), Uganda Parliamentary Press Association …

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UCC asks broadcasters to air Police counter phone numbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed all broadcasters to air a list of station counter phone numbers for the entire country that Uganda Police has released. “In a bid to fight crime across Uganda, the Uganda Police has established Counter Phone Numbers at …

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Family of rearrested Somali national seeks his production in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The family of Abdul Kadir Mohamed Mahmud Sandir, a Somali national who was re-arrested after serving a four year jail term at Kigo Prisons is seeking his production before high court. An October 28th, 2019, production application before the High court Civil Division indicates that …

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