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CCTVs help police arrest four notorious robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police with the help of Closed Circuit Television –CCTV cameras have arrested four suspects who have been on wanted lists for terrorizing city dwellers mostly during rush hours by using motorcycles to snatch their valuables. In the last two months, Katwe and Old Kampala Police …

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Police give ghetto youth, public 14-days to surrender army uniforms

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some reformed ex-criminals and suspects in some of the pending cases have told the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Senior Commissioner of Police –SCP Stephen Tanui that they get army and police uniforms from security personnel. Tanui held a meeting at police headquarters with …

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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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