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22 arrested over issuing fake dollars in Kamuli district

Kamul, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police in Kamuli district is holding 22 youths suspected of issuing fake dollar currency in Kamuli district and the surrounding areas. The suspects who refer to themselves as “money bags crew,” have set their main base in Nawanyago town council in Kamuli district and they …

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38 suspects arrested over murder of three people in Kiryandongo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiryandongo have in their custody 38 suspects accused of attacking and killing three people in the district. The suspects whose names have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested on Thursday and Friday this week from various parts of Kiryandongo …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: ‘They are abducting everyone’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY The are abducting everyone: Why the crackdown on Bobi Wine supporters may not work well for Museveni and NRM THE LAST WORD Uganda’s change dilemma: How our country is caught between Museveni’s …

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Police forces minister to surrender NRM official for questioning

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was drama at Luwero Diocese guest house in Luwero town on Thursday after policemen besieged a meeting called by State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda to arrest district official of National Resistance Movement party who is accused of embezzlement. Kiwanda who is also NRM …

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Police recovers body parts of crocodile attack victim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mayuge district on Sunday recovered some body parts of a 16-year-old who was killed by a crocodile on Thursday. Shafiq Watangwa, a primary six pupil at Musubi primary school in Musubi village, Bukatube sub county, Mayuge district had gone swimming with his …

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Two arrested for circulating leaflets against Museveni’s 35-year rule

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  | Police in Masaka have arrested two people for allegedly circulating leaflets with messages that are demeaning the person of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.     The pink-coloured leaflets with Museveni’s cross-stroked-picture started circulating last week in Masaka City and nearby communities. They are inscribed with messages branding …

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44 police superintendents complete leadership, command refresher course

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Forty-four Superintendents of Police have completed a refresher course in command and leadership at Bwebajja Police College. They were part of the 45 officers who were summoned for a refresher course on September 21, 2021, by the Inspector-General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola. The majority …

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