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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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Father pins police for allegedly battering son while in custody

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The father of a nineteen year old is seeking answers from police in Omoro for allegedly battering his son while in custody. Patrick Chard Kitara, a resident of Orapwoyo sub county in Omoro district accused police of Omoro central police station of battering Innocent Ojok …

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Enanga explains delay in SPCs salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of Special Police Constables who helped police the recently concluded general elections have expressed concern with police leadership’s delaying to pay their last month of service. Ahead of presidential, parliamentary and local government elections, police recruited 50,000 SPCs whose major role was …

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