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Government ordered to produce re-arrested Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court has ordered government to produce two suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who were re-arrested after being granted bail. They are Yusuf Nyanzi and Jibril Kalyango.  Justice Henrietta Wolayo of Civil Division of High Court on Friday …

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Reported torture in safe houses tarnishing country’s image- Katikiro

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has expressed concern over the allegations of torture in Safe Houses across the Country. According to Mayiga, the kidnap and torture of suspects is worrying since it doesn’t only violate human rights but also tarnishes Uganda’s image. Mayiga was …

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Kalangala Police posts still in sorry state

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police posts in Kalangala have remained in a story state nine years after the police leadership embarked on a process to uplift the state of the posts on different islands that make up the district. There are eight police posts in Kalangala district spread on …

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Former Kidepo RPC beaten in land dispute

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Hoima Police are holding eight people accused of assaulting and robbing Senior Superintendent of Police Edgar Nyabongo, the former Kidepo Regional Police Commander. The suspects allegedly attacked Nyabongo, who is currently attached to the Directorate of Chief Political Commensurate at the Police Headquarters on Saturday …

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Prosecution asks court to convict Boda Boda 2010 suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prosecution has asked the General Court martial to convict the Boda Boda 2010 suspects for unlawful possession of fire arms and military stores, saying there is overwhelming evidence implicating them. The suspects are Abdullah Kitata, the Patron Boda Boda 2010 Association, his driver, Ibrahim Sekajja, …

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Kole Asian murder suspects’ bail hearing deferred

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira High Court is yet to start hearing the bail application of two Asian traders accused of the alleged murder of an 11-year-old pupil in Kole District. The suspects, Vayas Fravey 27, and Madmay Gaga 22 on Friday appeared before Lira Resident High Court Judge, …

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MPs task Human Rights Commission on re-arrest of suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have criticised the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) for not taking action against security operatives who defy Court to re-arrest suspects released on bail. Officials from UHRC were today appearing before the committee chaired …

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Burkina Faso arrests likely key attack suspect: govt source

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP | A suspected key figure in the deadly Burkina Faso attacks has been arrested, a government source said Sunday. Saying the person held could be “one of the brains” behind Friday’s attacks, the source told AFP there were “very strong suspicions” that “army infiltrators” had …

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