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Robbers target Noah, Premios for spare parts- Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | If you drive an ordinary Toyota Premio and Noah vehicle, you are at high risk of being attacked by robbers because of the increasing demand for spare parts for such vehicles, according to Police’s latest findings. The report compiled by Flying Squad commander, Senior …

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Theft tops half year police crime report in West Nile

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Theft has been identified as the leading offence committed in West Nile sub region over the past six months. According to the police half-year crime report 2022, a total number of 902 theft cases were recorded in the region, contributing to 29.4 percent of all …

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Mayuge district councilor arrested over alleged theft of relief food

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Busoga East on Thursday arrested Isaac Owori, the councilor Imanyiro sub-county, Mayuge district for alleged theft of relief items for victims of a hailstorm along Jagusi islands. His arrest followed the recovery of 2.5 tonnes of posho and empty OPM branded plastic bags …

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How to beat car rental theft in Uganda

Loose restrictions on hiring a car and the high resale value of the vehicle have made car rental in Uganda the number one target for scammers SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | Car rental in Uganda is such a lucrative business but most proprietors are hesitant to invest in it. This …

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Mubende hospital cleared of kidney theft allegations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Health Monitoring Unit-SHMU has cleared Mubende Regional Referral Hospital of allegations of kidney theft. This follows investigations into allegations that the hospital had illegally removed a kidney from Peragiya Muragijemana, 20, a resident of Lwemiggo village in Mubende district who had gone …

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Police recover 600 bags of stolen cement

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga East police have recovered 666 bags of cement that were stolen from a driver at Musita trading center in Mayuge district. The cement was recovered from a warehouse in Idudi B ward in Idudi town council in Bugweri district. The warehouse owner fled …

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NAMUGONGO: 64 arrested over theft

Namugongo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty-four suspects are in police custody for targeting pilgrims during the Martyrs’ Day celebrations. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, says that the suspects were arrested both inside and outside the martyr’s shrines and are locked up at Kira division police station. …

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Bishop Tukei convicted of theft of church property

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Soroti has found James Israel Tukei, the former Bishop of Lifeline Ministries, guilty of theft. Justice Dr. Henry Peter Adonyo, the Senior Soroti Resident Judge delivered the verdict in his May 25, 2022 judgment, a copy of which our reporter has …

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Pastor banished from Gulu main market over theft of UGX 1.3M

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu main market authorities have banished Samuel Obedi, 32, a pastor from Hope Tabernacle Ministry in Gulu city for theft of Shillings 1 million. Trouble for Pastor Obedi started after he was netted on Thursday morning for picking Shillings one million three hundred twenty thousand …

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