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IGP: We will respond to gun attacks with full force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola and his security counterparts have tasked all territorial commanders to aggressively respond to gun and machete-wielding attackers targeting police officers, soldiers, guards and security facilities. Ochola, has indicated that he and his colleagues heading other security …

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Court case of poor police housing adjourned to 2023

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Steven Kalali has expressed dissatisfaction with the adjournment of his case, in which he sued the government over the sorry police housing facilities. It came after High Court Civil Division Registrar, Jamson Karemani adjourned the matter to January 12th, 2023 on grounds …

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Uganda Police starts special operation against ‘Drones’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All those operating cars dubbed ‘Drones’ as PSV taxi in Kampala, have been ordered by Uganda Police to remove the vehicles off the roads immediately. According to Faridah Nampiima, Uganda Police PRO for the Traffic Directorate, only vehicles with a checked band will be allowed …

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Three arrested over aggravated robbery

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Isingiro police are holding three suspects and hunting another for aggravated robbery. Those in custody are Joram Nkurunziza Kutesa, Bashir Bukenya, and Hassan Kakungulu Mulangira while the one on the run is Denis Twinamatsiko. The suspects are accused of robbing 37 million Shillings from the …

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UPDF, Police recover 621 guns in Karamoja

Karamoja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 621 firearms have been recovered by the joint security forces since they launched the 3rd phase of the disarmament exercise in Karamoja sub-region. The 3rd phase of the disarmament exercise started on July 17th, 2021. Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police spokesperson, says …

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Severed head returned, 2nd burial for Wakiso businessman

Police said the locals provided information that led to the arrest of one Jjingo and William Kalibala. The duo, according to Owoyesigyire, also helped police to arrest their third accomplice Samuel Bahati Kitto Namayumba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso policing division has gone to court seeking an order allowing …

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Kireka police unit pack bags, heading back to CID headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officers deployed at the Kireka-based Special Investigations Unit/Division (SIU/D) have started packing their bags to relocate to the Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID headquarters in Kibuli on the directive by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola. According to information obtained by our reporter, Ochola directed …

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