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NYEGE NYEGE: Deputy Police chief assures on security

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Geoffrey Katsigazi has reassured the general public of maximum security despite recent terror alerts issued by the United Kingdom and the United States governments. Early this week the UK and US issued travel advisories cautioning their nationals against …

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Police land leased to car dealers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police land measuring over eight acres has been leased out to car dealers. 4.26 acres leased to the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI) has been hired out to YUASA Car Bond for 49 years and another …

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Opposition Female MPs demand accountability for Police brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In an emotional testimony presented before the Committee of Presidential Affairs, female opposition Members of Parliament are demanding transparency and accountability concerning incidents of police brutality they endured in April 2023. These brave lawmakers have come forward with distressing allegations of physical abuse at the …

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Bugiri District chairman summoned for slapping policeman

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East has summoned the Bugiri district LCV chairman Davidson Mulumba for assaulting a police officer, Cpl Fred Wabwire, the in-charge of Bugiri general hospital’s police post. Wabwire says that the district L.C. V chairman slapped him, before boxing him several times …

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Police launches festive season crackdown on criminals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Metropolitan Police announced that operations to rid the city of criminals have begun in preparation for the holiday season. According to police, this is to ensure community security and safety as many people begin shopping and planning trips ahead of Christmas. In a …

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CID concerned over increased murders in homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has raised concern over the rampant killings resulting from domestic violence. CID has indicated that there have been a spate in incidents where children are killing their parents, and spouses killing each other. CID cases indicate that the most …

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