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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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US investigators train Uganda Police officers on probing trafficking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of experts in human trafficking investigations from United States – US have started training Uganda police officers on detecting and probing human trafficking cartels. Led by Dave Rogers, who is also director Law Enforcement Operations, at Human Trafficking Institute, Uganda police officers will …

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Mental assessment of traffic police officers starts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force- UPF in partnership with Makerere University has started a mental assessment exercise for traffic police officers. The assessment started on Thursday with officers answering written and verbal questions that will be a basis of determining the magnitude of mental related concerns. …

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MPs renew calls for review of POMA ahead of 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A section of Members of parliament have renewed calls to amend the Public Order Management Act (POMA). On Monday, the Uganda Police Force indicated that its commanders countrywide had been directed to ensure that all meetings of public interest held in private homes obtain …

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Police SACCO members to access savings in March, 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Uganda Police Exodus SACCO will be able to withdraw their savings, within two months, after the reorganization of the scheme, according to the Uganda Police Force. The Police Exodus Cooperative Savings and Credit Society, with a share capital of 20 billion …

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Sabiiti on the spot

Exposing the police boss’s biggest problem Seven months after his appointment as Deputy Inspector General (DIGP) of the Uganda Police, Maj. Gen. Steven Sabiiti Muzeeyi, was on Oct.15 put on the spot. President Yoweri Museveni ordered him to stamp out increasing urban crime in the Kampala Metropolitan Area, an assignment …

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