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Suspected killer of Ruharo police OC shot dead in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Mbarara on Tuesday shot dead an army deserter alleged to be behind numerous murders and robberies in the area. Dick Tushemereirwe was killed from Rugarama cell, Biharwe division, Mbarara City North. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi region police spokesperson says Tushemereirwe has been …

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Police arrest 68 in crackdown on criminal gangs in Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty eight suspected criminals have been rounded up in a police swoop in Kampala central business district. The suspects were picked up from Kisenyi and Nakivubo channel in an operation on Wednesday morning involving Field Force Police-FFP officers from Old Kampala police and Central Police stations. …

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Robberies orchestrated by private security guards on the rise – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have expressed concern over the systematic increase of robberies and thefts perpetrated by private security guards. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that police have of recent registered several cases of robberies and thefts planned and executed by private security guards providing security to business …

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Crime intelligence dispatches team to hunt for motorcycle robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Crime Intelligence Brig Gen Chris Damulira has dispatched a team to hunt for a new gang of criminals targeting motorcycle riders. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed that the team was dispatched based on the records that have revealed the resumption of motorcycle …

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Police arrests 12 suspects behind city robberies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have arrested 12 members of a group suspected to have masterminded attacks against unsuspecting Kampala city dwellers in recent weeks. The group is believed to have led the infamous attack in which a gang of 14 robbed an Indian national who was riding …

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Kamwokya mob kills thief, steal his private parts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A notorious suspected thief in Mulimira zone has been killed by unknown people who also took off with his private parts. The deceased only identified as Onyango was killed on Sunday morning, but after killing him, the attackers chopped-off his private parts and dumped his …

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Seven arrested over multiple robberies in the Albertine

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Albertain police are holding seven suspects for their alleged involvement in armed robberies. The suspects were picked up from various places in Kagadi and Kakumiro districts.  They are said to be part of the thugs who have been terrorizing mobile money agents in the two …

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Police deserter linked to six robberies in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police deserter has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Directorate on allegations that he participated in six robberies in Kampala city. The deserter identified as Martin Bwayo, who deserted the police force seven years ago is connected to four robbery incidents registered in Kampala …

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Gunpowder, DNA analysis link 25,000 suspects to murders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ballistic and forensic analyses aided the arrest of 25,074 suspects linked to heinous crimes over the last two years. This is according to data compiled by the police Directorates of Criminal Investigations, health services and forensic. The data shows that 12,811 suspects were examined …

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