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IGP Ochola shuffles another 71 officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has made more transfers and appointments affecting 71 officers barely one week after he shuffled over 70 gazetted officers. Deputy police spokesperson Polly Namaye described the changes as normal and they affect several departments in the force …

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Police warns candidates to refrain from violence ahead of NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Security Taskforce has warned candidates and their supporters not to involve themselves in violence ahead of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries on Friday. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police Spokesperson said that the joint …

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Two held over Mbarara weigh bridge shooting

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Two people are in police custody over the shooting at the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Weigh Bridge in Mbarara City on Tuesday morning. The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye identifies the suspects as Patrick Robert Mutabaazi, a driver from UNRA and Corporal John Davis Osada who …

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Security ready to enforce wearing of face masks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Security Taskforce has said they are ready to enforce the presidential directive on wearing the right quality of face masks. Speaking on Thursday at the Uganda Media Centre during the daily security briefing, Brig. Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesperson called upon all …

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IGP rallies muslims to observe COVID-19 guidelines during Ramadhan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Martin Okoth Ochola has called on all Muslims to continue strictly observing the 35 guidelines issued by the government on limiting the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) even during the month of Ramadhan. Muslims across the world will …

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Police investigating journalist for spreading harmful propaganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamuli are investigating journalist Tom Bebayanga for allegedly spreading harmful propaganda. Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye told a press conference at the Uganda Media Centre today, that Bebayanga wrote stories that were capable of causing harm to the district COVID-19 Taskforce and …

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People power considering ‘Plan B’ after botched consultative meeting

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  People Power pressure group is considering employing new tactics geared towards ensuring that their planned consultative meetings effectively take place. Joel Ssenyonyi, the People Power spokesperson notes that it seems police is determined to frustrate their consultative meetings even after getting clearance from Electoral Commission. …

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Police warns parents on new tricks used by child kidnappers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have expressed concern over rising incidents of children being kidnapped in the presence of their parents or caretakers and asked public to be aware of the new tricks being used. In the last two months, at least six children have been kidnapped from …

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