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Deputy Speaker calls for audit of police Sacco

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has directed the Auditor General to investigate Exodus, a Uganda Police SACCO after Members of Parliament cited irregularities in its operations. Among said the situation in which police officers were living was bad and that encroaching on their savings called …

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IGP Ochola asks CID to probe abuse of Police vehicles

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the Crime Intelligence and the Criminal Investigations Directorate to investigate the misuse and abuse of police motor vehicles. He says that most police vehicles are being used for private work where they break down. He …

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Court Martial finally grants bail to policeman Agasirwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Makindye has finally granted bail to former Commandant of the Special Investigations Unit of Police Nixon Agasirwe  who has been on remand for more than four years on charges related to abducting and repatriation of Rwandan refugees. The General …

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Police to develop operational, housing units each financial year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Political Commissar, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Asan Kasingye says the force leadership will be prioritizing infrastructure development each financial year to address the problem of accommodation and operational units for police officers. According to Kasingye, the force will be allocating money towards construction …

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23 arrested over Kikuube land conflict

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty-three suspects are in police custody at Kikuube central police station for allegedly beating a man to coma over a land conflict. Some of the suspects that include both men and women have only been identified as Opar, Ofoi, Mita, Ogenrwoth, Aduba, Joyce, Jarieko and Uucha, …

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Woman arrested for stealing baby from Arua hospital

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Arua has arrested a woman for allegedly stealing a one-day-old baby from Arua Regional Referral Hospital. The suspect is Night Bileru, a resident of Okokoro town council in Maracha district. Jimmy Anguyo, the West Nile Region Child and Family Protection Unit Officer, …

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Lawyer Mabirizi in police hands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala has finally arrested lawyer Male Mabirizi. He has been arrested over an 18 month jail term handed to him for contempt of court. The arrest of Mabirizi comes exactly a week after the High Court Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana issued …

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Ugandan crypto currency director arrested over sh3 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is holding John Mwangutsya, the director of Crypto Bridge African Limited that is suspected to have defrauded Ugandans from different parts of the country of over Sh3 billion. CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, says Mwangutsya reportedly defrauded more than 1,000 Ugandans …

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Police recover body from septic tank, arrest two in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katwe Police Division is holding two suspects on allegations of strangling a man to death and dumping his body in a septic tank. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspects as Naomi Tumwine and Norman Muhangi, both residents of …

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