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Thugs using women to dupe unsuspecting victims in taxis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence-CI has launched an operation to trace thugs using women in taxis to rob unsuspecting passengers along the Northern bypass. The operation stems from numerous complaints filed by victims about criminals conspiring with taxi drivers and conductors to rob them. A police officer at Kalerwe …

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Two suspected thugs shot in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint patrol team of police and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF on Tuesday night shot two suspected thugs who have been terrorizing residents in Wakiso district. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, said that the assailants raided different homes in Kikaya zone in Bulega, …

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90 suspected thugs arrested in Natete, Busega operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 90 suspected thugs were on Tuesday arrested in a joint security swoop conducted in Busega and Natete suburbs. The suspects were picked from areas of Gaza and Mabito zones of Busega and Natete by Field Force Police and Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF officers under the …

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35 arrested for attacking motorists along Northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 35 people suspected to be part of a racket that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass in Kampala have been arrested. The suspects were picked up last night in the ongoing security operations that kicked off two weeks ago. This follows …

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Police arrest 78 suspects in Northern bypass crackdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 78 people suspected to be part of the racket that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass in Kampala are in police custody. They are currently locked up at Kira-road, Kawempe, Wandegeya, and Old Kampala police stations, under the command …

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Busia traders count loses as thugs steal goods worth over UGX 50M

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown thugs raided Arubaine market in the Eastern division of Busia municipality and made off with merchandise worth over Shillings 50million. The thugs raided the market on Saturday night and broke in several lockups. They made off with eight boxes of tomatoes, unspecified bunches of …

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Thugs rob UGX 200M from Chinese residence in Makindye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting down a group of ten suspected thugs who reportedly broke into a house and robbed its Chinese occupants of more than 200 million shillings. Charles Twine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID spokesperson said the thugs broke into the house located in Kisingiri zone, …

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Machete-wielding thugs hack Kagadi woman to death

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown thugs raided Kiryanjagi trading center in Kabamba sub county in Kagadi district, killing a woman. The machete-wielding thugs invaded the residence of Omuhereza Naku where they hacked his wife to death identified as Omuhereza Nassy. They also hacked two children in the same family living …

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