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Police storm Equity Bank after attempted robbery

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have arrested a security guard attached to SGA Security after they stormed Equity Bank Soroti Branch this morning after a reported attempted robbery last night. Police spokesman Fred Enanga confirmed the incident, saying that an attempt was made to rob Equity Bank in Soroti City and a …

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Three remanded for robbing sh721 million cash from Chinese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate’s Court has remanded three suspects to Luzira Prison on charges of aggravated robbery involving a Chinese businessman. The suspects, Jonathan Semanda, Joram Mwebesa (alias Epu or Joram Nasasira), and Ashraf Nsiko, were presented before Grade One Magistrate Sienna …

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Chinese national reports sh700million robbery in Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Another case of robbery involving a Chinese national has occurred in Kampala, resulting in a reported loss of $190,000, equivalent to sh718 million. He Wei told police he is the latest victim of a motorcycle robbery gang on Ssezibwa road in Kololo, Central Division, …

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Police recover stolen truck with 34 tons of kerosene

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have recovered a fuel truck that was robbed at gunpoint along the Iganga-Jinja highway on October 21, 2023. In a statement published on the Uganda Police website Tuesday , Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga says that the Kiira Regional Territorial Police intercepted the Mercedes …

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Businessman arrested over robbery, property destruction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kasangati have arrested a businessman, Rashid Sekyewa, accused of robbery and destruction of a neighbour’s property worth millions of shillings. His arrest came after, Else Batenga, a resident of Migadde village, Mutugga town council, Gombe Sub-county, in Wakiso district lodged cases of aggravated …

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Police arrest suspects in Luzira cash robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected robbers linked to the killing of one person in Kampala’s suburbs of Luzira have been arrested by the Police. The two are believed to have been part of the gang that also injured another person after robbing seventy million shillings from a mobile …

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Police tracks down gang targeting mobile money dealers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Crime Intelligence has successfully tracked down a suspected gang of armed robbers who specifically target mobile money operators, according to the Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye. In a press statement, Namaye explains that the gang members were arrested following an operation …

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Omoro GISO arrested for aggravated robbery

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |The Gombolola Internal Security Officer (GISO) of Abuga Sub County in Omoro District has been arrested for aggravated robbery. Michael Onen was arrested together with Benasi Akena and Justine Kidega. According to a police preliminary report, the suspects waylaid and robbed three people who were accused …

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