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Police tasked to account for UGX 37Bn COVID-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked officials from the Uganda Police to account for 37 billion recently appropriated by parliament to facilitate the force’ operations in controlling the spread of coronavirus disease. Police officials led by the Chief of Staff, Brigadier Jack Bakasumba …

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Police impounds 212 taxis for flouting KCCA, COVID-19 rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda police impounded 212 taxis and 47 buses in Kampala Metropolitan Area on the very day they returned to the roads for flouting new rules for their operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Yoweri Museveni lifted the ban on public …

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Police warns against overcharging truck drivers for parking

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has warned managers and owners of designated parking premises for long distance trucks against overcharging drivers. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala in the weekly Joint Security Taskforce briefing, Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson said they have received a number of …

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Kyarenga concerts cancelled illegally -: Justice Nambayo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has quashed an order by Uganda Police Force stopping events promoters from organising Kyarenga music concert featuring Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. In her judgment delivered on Wednesday, Justice Esther Nambayo said the letter issued by police …

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Police names places with high crime rates in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Analysis of last year’s crime report released by Uganda Police indicates places in Kampala described as dangerous to live in due to the high crime rate. Crime records of last year as presented by director Criminal Investigations, Grace Akullo show places such as Katwe, …

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Police commanders ordered to release minor offence suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two days after Uganda confirmed her first coronavirus (Covid-19) case, the leadership of Uganda police has ordered district, division and station commanders to release all suspects with minor offences. Commissioner of Police – CP Fred Enanga, said as part of the strategies to minimize overcrowding …

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People Power supporter’s death dents Uganda Police – ANT

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT has said that the death of Ritah Nabukenya, a supporter of the People Power pressure group who succumbed to injuries sustained following a motor accident, is a dent on the Uganda Police. A motorcycle on which Nabukenya was seated was allegedly …

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