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We shall not close MP Tayebwa’s assault case -Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala has vowed not to close Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa’s assault file until he shows up to record a statement. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson told URN that they have been waiting for Tayebwa to record a statement in …

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Police maps out 15 hotspots ahead of NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has listed 15 places perceived as hotspots in Friday’s National Resistance Movement- NRM party primaries. Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson says that much focus and vigilance will be put in the hotly contested areas to avoid clashes between supporters of rival candidates. He named …

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Police battles Chameleone’s supporters in Mengo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police used teargas this afternoon to disperse supporters of mayoral aspirant Joseph Mayanja who had gathered in crowds to witness the opening of his offices on Balintuma road, Kampala. Mayanja also known as Chameleone arrived at the scene at midday. But the police had …

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NRM Primaries: Empty coffin dumped in candidate’s home

Mitooma, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Mitooma Police are investigating circumstances under, which unidentified people dropped an empty coffin in the compound of Arthur Atwebembeire Kazoora, one of the candidates contesting for the National Resistance Movement party ticket for Ruhinda South Constituency.    The coffin was found dumped at Kazoora’s residence …

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Policeman, three others arrested in Masaka for armed robbery

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Masaka has arrested a policeman and three people for alleged robbery. The suspects are Corporal Joel Ebeta, attached to Kitovu police post in Nyendo, Rajab Kyebambe and two unidentified men. The group was arrested on Friday morning after staging a fake roadblock …

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Police impounds bus for carrying excess passengers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Rubanda district have impounded a bus belonging to Kwizera Executive Bus Company for carrying excess passengers contrary to the guidelines issued by government. The Kigezi region police spokesman Elly Maate identifies the bus as registration number UBE 978Z. According to Maate, while …

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Unfocused investigations affecting justice in SGBV cases- DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unfocused police investigations are affecting the dispensation of justice in Sexual and Gender Based Violence-SGBV cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Jane Frances Abodo has revealed. She was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of one-day training for members of the Justice Law …

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NRM aspirants asked to disband vigilante groups in Luweero

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luweero district has ordered aspirants in National Resistance Movement party primaries to immediately disband vigilante groups. Those who fail to disband them will be held liable for all crimes committed by the groups according to a warning issued by Luweero District Police …

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