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Enanga warns on sexual enhancement pills after boda boda rider dies

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jastus Ouma, a Boda boda rider from Buwaya village, Masinya Sub County in Busia district has lost his life after taking suspected sexual enhancement pills. Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed the incident, saying that Ouma’s body was taken to Masafu General Hospital in Busia …

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Albertine Police tasked on professionalism

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in the Albertine region have been asked to exhibit a high level of professionalism and discipline. Vincent Mwesige, the Albertine Region Police Commander-RDC while presiding over the pipping ceremony for the recently promoted police officers in the region, said that members of the …

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Commandant warns Police dog handlers against charging victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commandant of the police canine unit, Commissioner of Police –CP Dr Martin Mugume has warned police officers against charging people to deploy sniffer dogs to crime scenes. Mugume in an interview with URN said nobody should be charged money even if it is …

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Police hunting for 17 suspects who escaped from Rwampara cells

Rwampara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Rwampara district are hunting for 17 suspects who escaped from the police cells on Sunday night. The Rwampara Central police station is located in Nyeihanga Town Council along the Mbarara Kabale Highway. The Rwampara Resident District Commissioner Jane Muhindo has identified the …

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Businessman arrested over robbery, property destruction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kasangati have arrested a businessman, Rashid Sekyewa, accused of robbery and destruction of a neighbour’s property worth millions of shillings. His arrest came after, Else Batenga, a resident of Migadde village, Mutugga town council, Gombe Sub-county, in Wakiso district lodged cases of aggravated …

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Police pitch camp in Savannah Region to consult on doctrine

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Top police leaders are conducting consultations in the Savannah region to develop the Uganda Police Force Doctrine (UPF-D). This document will serve as a foundation for recruitment, training, deployment, and the relationship between the police force and communities, as well as other elements of …

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Sniffer dogs aid arrest of 6,000 suspects in 6 months

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | According to the latest criminal investigation statistics, 6,843 suspects have been arrested in the last six months with the assistance of police sniffer dogs. This is attributed to the robust breeding and training canine center in Nagalama, Mukono district. Dr. Martin Mugume, who heads …

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Police arrest suspects in Luzira cash robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected robbers linked to the killing of one person in Kampala’s suburbs of Luzira have been arrested by the Police. The two are believed to have been part of the gang that also injured another person after robbing seventy million shillings from a mobile …

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Promoted Police officers urged to respect subordinates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Newly promoted senior police officers have been urged to appreciate their juniors because they are vital in their promotions. While speaking at the pipping ceremony of police officers who were recently promoted to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Commissioner of Police and Senior …

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