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Robbers target Noah, Premios for spare parts- Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | If you drive an ordinary Toyota Premio and Noah vehicle, you are at high risk of being attacked by robbers because of the increasing demand for spare parts for such vehicles, according to Police’s latest findings. The report compiled by Flying Squad commander, Senior …

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Police raise concern over private security guards conniving with robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have raised concern over the increasing incidents of security guards conniving with robbers to terrorize companies they are meant to protect. The Flying Squad Unit, Crime Intelligence, and Crime Investigators probing the rampant incidents of attacks at fuel stations, supermarkets, and goods in …

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Mityana police officers killed following false complaint

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Kampala has heard that the two police officers who were killed in Mityana district last year, were tricked into pursuing suspected robbers on the basis of a false complaint. 19 suspects, believed to be members of the Uganda National Coalition, …

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Police hunts for five robbers for breaking into Finance Trust Bank

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have launched a manhunt for five unidentified suspected robbers who broke into Finance Trust bank in Busia municipality. The thugs allegedly broke into the bank found in Arubaine village along Customs road  at around 2am on Monday, and attempted to access the strong room. …

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Police cautions public against fighting robbers once cornered

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have urged Ugandans not to resist or fight with robbers, in the event that they have already been cornered. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that many people are being killed or severely injured by robbers because they try to put up resistance once …

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Kiira police recover gun stolen from deceased security guard

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have recovered the pump-action firearm, which armed robbers stole from a security guard at Stabex pump fuel station in Jinja city in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Detectives from Kiira region recovered the gun while retrieving the body of 28 year-old Isaac Olupot, who …

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Two suspected boda boda thieves lynched in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected motorcycle robbers have been lynched by boda boda riders in Mukono district. The suspects who were travelling on a numberless motorcycle were reportedly trailed from Bunamwaya and rounded up at Sunshire fuel station in Kirangira, Nama sub-county where they had gone to make …

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Police tips mobile money agents on safety

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Rwenzori sub-region has urged mobile money agents to consider a number of safety measures to avoid being attacked by robbers who have at times killed them. During a press conference on Friday, the Rwenzori West police spokesperson Vincent Twesige explained that most of …

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Pump attendant arrested for conniving with robbers to steal UGX 3.4m

Kakumiro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A Pump Attendant attached to Orishaba Fuel station in Kakumiro district has been arrested for allegedly conniving with Robbers to steal 3.4 million Shillings.  The suspect is John Baptist Busobozi, 26,  a resident of Karama trading centre in Kakindo sub-county, Kakumiro district. He is accused …

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