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UPDF: We have Sheikh Mwanje in CMI cells

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Defence and Army Spokesman, Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye has confirmed that Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje was arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence and he is in their cells. Sheikh Mwanje was arrested on Monday at the mosque of Salafiya Tablique Muslim Community in Nakasero …

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No gun lost in Kapeeka attack – UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces have confirmed that there was no gun stolen in an attack in Kapeeka town on Saturday night. At 22:40 hours on Saturday night, assailants armed with a rifles attacked a Police and UPDF foot patrol in Kikondo cell in Kapeeka …

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UPDF soldier, assailant killed in Kapeeka attack

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A soldier of Uganda People’s Defense Forces and one assailant have died in a shootout in a night attack in Kapeeka town in Nakaseke. The attack occurred at around 10:40pm on Saturday night. Retired Captain Yahaya Kakooza the Nakaseke Resident District Commissioner explains that the …

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UPDF major further remanded for alleged murder

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Grade I Magistrate Peace Elizabeth Lamunu on Friday further remanded Maj. Vincent Byaruhanga to kauga prison until December 8. Maj. Byaruhanga, based at Lugazi Engineering Brigade was arrested and remanded on November 9, together with Ssozi Musisi, on accusations of murder and fueling land …

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Two arrested over attack on Gadaffi Army Barracks

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been arrested in connection to an attack on Gadaffi Barracks in Jinja City. On Thursday, unknown people attacked the barracks and killed Sergeant Simon Peter Eyagu who was guarding Ambercoat road close to the barracks. Two guns were also stolen. In a …

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UPDF, Police recover 621 guns in Karamoja

Karamoja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 621 firearms have been recovered by the joint security forces since they launched the 3rd phase of the disarmament exercise in Karamoja sub-region. The 3rd phase of the disarmament exercise started on July 17th, 2021. Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police spokesperson, says …

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UPDF impostor arrested in Jinja city

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Daniel Ongadia, a resident of Bugembe ward in Jinja City Northern division is behind bars for masquerading as a UPDF officer and robbing money from unsuspecting civilians. He was picked during impromptu police patrols in Bugembe, following a tip-off from concerned residents that he …

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