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Assessors ask court to convict Pastor Ssenyonga’s body guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Criminal Division Judge Isaac Muwata has fixed June 1st, 2022 as the date to decide on the case in which three bodyguards of Pastor Jackson Ssenyonga of Christian Life Church are facing charges of aggravated robbery. This is after two assessors Consolate …

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UPDF soldier, five others remanded over robbery of UGX100M

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Forces soldier has been remanded to Makindye military police barracks on charges of robbing 100 million shillings from Shafik Bukenya, a businessman dealing in gold. Lance Corporal Eric Tumwine Bizimungu, also known as John attached to the 3rd Battalion was on …

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Police hunt for gunmen who robbed Link Bus passengers

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mityana District is hunting a group of gunmen who mounted a roadblock and robbed an unspecified amount of money from passengers aboard a Kampala-bound Link Bus. It is alleged that the passengers were traveling on a night bus from Bundibugyo when the …

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AMURU: Armed Men rob sh14.1million

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru police are investigating the robbery of Shillings 14.1 million from Kololo Village, Lakang Sub–County by three gunmen on Friday night. Dressed in military attire and armed with an AK-47, the gunmen stormed the home of Lacok Oola,53, at around 1 am and broke the door …

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Police impersonator arrested in foiled motorcycle robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Old-Kampala Police Division is holding a suspected police impersonator who was arrested in a foiled boda-boda robbery in Kampala. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson has identified the suspect as Suleiman Mkanda, who was arrested in an attempt …

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CID dispatches homicide team to probe five killings in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate in Kibuli has dispatched three homicide detectives to probe the five murders in Mukono district. At least five people were killed in Mukono municipality and Nakisunga sub county over the weekend in suspected cases of robbery and domestic violence. The victims include …

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Woman detained for bribing policemen to release suspect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Old Kampala Police Division is holding a woman on allegations of attempting to bribe two senior police officers with 1 million Shillings for the release of her brother who had been detained on robbery charges. The suspect identified as Oliva Asiimwe, attempted to bribe …

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Thugs rob UGX34million, kill pump attendant in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has been killed and Shillings 34 million stolen in separate robberies at two pump fuel stations in Wakiso district. The deceased person has been identified as Victor Natumanya, a pump attendant at Ideal Energy petrol station found in Bulenga, Wakiso district. Luke Owoyesigyire, …

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CCTV cameras capture thugs trailing bank clients

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security cameras on various Kampala metropolitan roads have captured thugs surveilling and trailing clients from banks and other financial institutions. Uganda Police acting Director for Information Communication Technology (ICT), Yusuf Ssewanyana released CCTV footage showing a boda-boda rider who stages …

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UPDF soldier, peasant convicted over aggravated robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces General Court Martial in Makindye has convicted their own, Private Sam Omeno and a peasant Esia Nathan, over aggravated robbery of 750,000 shillings. Omeno attached to the Infantry of the Special Forces Command and Nathan, a resident of Kamuge in …

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