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Police explains the many private cars on the road

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many private vehicles hit the road in several parts of Kampala today, hours after the president’s announcement of the new lockdown measures banning private vehicles from moving took effect on Friday 2200 hours. On Friday, President Yoweri Museveni reinstated a full lockdown …

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Gen Muhoozi pledges to improve police image

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly appointed Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen David Muhoozi has said that his priority in office will be to improve the image of the police. Muhoozi, the outgoing Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) was on Thursday vetted by the parliament’s appointments committee …

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Kalungu man kills wife in bar brawl

Kalungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kalungu district are hunting for a man who allegedly killed his wife in a bar fight. The incident occurred on Saturday at around 8 pm at Lubumba village in Lukaya town council. The suspect on the run is Remegio Ssempijja, 47, a …

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HOUSING: Senior police officers directed to leave barracks

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Political Commissar, Asan Kasingye has directed regional police commanders from Kiira, Busoga North and Busoga East, to evict all senior police officers from the barracks to create room for junior officers and constables. Speaking to journalists after holding a closed-door meeting …

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Boda Boda man lynched for stabbing Police Officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Boda Boda cyclist in Katwe has been lynched for allegedly stabbing a police officer. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening. …

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Hoima driver dies in suspicious suicide

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Hoima are investigating circumstances under which a prominent driver appears to have committed suicide by hanging. The deceased driver has been identified as Issa Mugisa, 40, a resident of Bwikya ward, Hoima East division, Hoima City, at the same time a driver operating …

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