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Bukwo CAO killer gun tied to four killings in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investigations into the shooting of Bukwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Ogwang, show that one of the two guns used to end his life had been used to kill four people in Wakiso district. Ogwang was killed in a volley of ammunition on July 8 in …

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MPs task gov’t to explain shooting of police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, has directed government to present to Parliament a report about an incident in which a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier shot a police officer and injured him. Police Constable Robert Mukebezi, was shot and injured on Sunday, 16 January 2022 …

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CMI arrests Maj Okua over shooting of traffic policeman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has arrested Maj Alpha Okua, concerning the shooting of a traffic policeman Robert Mukebezi. The UPDF spokesperson Ronald Kakurungu says that Maj Okua has since explained that Constable Mukebezi was shot by Cpl Bashir Mango, who is currently on …

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Minister Otafiire condemns shooting of traffic police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Internal Affairs Minister, Maj Gen (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire has condemned the shooting of a traffic police officer by a UPDF soldier still at large, saying the perpetrator will face justice. Otafiire said having been part of the National Resistance Army that shot its way to …

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UPDF: Two suspected Jie warriors killed in fire exchange

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected Jie warriors have been killed in a fire exchange with the UPDF in Kotido district. The exchange took place in Namaire Village in Kalosarich near Toror Hills in Panyangara Sub County yesterday afternoon. According to the UPDF Spokesperson for 3rd Infantry Division, …

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Jinja gunmen shoot couple dead, flee with Toyota Wish

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have finally identified that the couple that was gunned down at Lwanda primary school, in Northern division, in Jinja City on Friday night. The deceased are Juliet Mirembe and Sadam Waiswa. The duo was shot dead by assailants traveling in a numberless …

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