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10 remanded over theft of government drugs in Pader

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten suspects are on remand in Kinene Prison in Ogom sub-county in Pader for alleged theft of drugs from three health centers in the district. The suspects appeared on Thursday before Pader Grade One Magistrate Edward Akwankwasa. They are part of 12 suspects arrested by …

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Infiltration of South Sudanese militia threatens security in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district authorities are concerned about the rampant influx of armed South Sudanese nationals. Armed South Sudanese nationals have been roaming Pachilo and Okidi Parishes in Atiak sub county, raiding cattle and attacking army establishments. Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Atiak sub county LC III chairperson …

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Gulu University Dean of Students remanded over theft

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gulu Grade One Magistrate Christine Turibamwe has remanded the Gulu University Dean of Students over theft. Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49, was charged with three counts of theft, forgery and uttering a false document. Court heard that on June 15, 2020, at Centenary Bank in …

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MP elect in police custody over alleged phone theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Central Police Station is holding Paul Nsubuga, MP-elect of Busiro North on allegations of theft of a mobile phone. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Paul Nsubuga is suspected to have stolen a mobile phone, itel 5625 silver in colour worth 80,000 …

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Suspected commander of Makindye criminal gang arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The suspected commander of Makindye criminal gang and his group have been taken in police custody. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Michael Kinalwa, commander of the criminal gang known as ‘Call Call’ group that has been operating in the areas of …

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Two arrested for alleged theft of 30 vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An operation by Flying Squad Unit has led to the arrest of two suspects linked to the theft of more than 30 cars. The Flying Squad Unit Commander, Godwin Turamye in collaboration with Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID launched a hunt after receiving over 20 complaints …

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Two security guards arrested over alleged theft in Busia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Busia district has arrested two private security guards for alleged theft. The guards have been identified as Abubakar Ngolobe and Godfrey Okello Ouma both attached to Tiger security group. They were picked up on Thursday morning by police following the theft of …

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Five men sentenced to five years for stealing cattle in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five men have been sentenced to five years imprisonment for stealing cattle in Gulu. The five who were sentenced on Friday morning are Robert Byaruhanga aged 30 and a businessman at Labourline Parish, Laroo-Pece division in Gulu city, Samuel Kasasira aged 42 and a resident …

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