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07:00
07:00

Police Arrest Ten, As Three Gangs Unite in Kampala Nansana Municipal 2

The suspects were arrested following an attack on Enock Turasingura, a pay way machine technician and resident of Salama Road in Makindye Division in Kampala over the weekend.
07:40
07:40

Three KCCA Enforcement Officers, Nine Civilians Held for Extortion Namirembe Road 4 1

The suspects were arrested during an operation that followed complaints about people who were masquerading as security personnel to impound motorcycles and later extort money from their owners. The group was mainly operating from the areas surrounding the clock tower in the Kampala Central Business District.
11:41
11:41

UPDF Apologizes to Police, Parliament over Soldier's Roughing up Traffic Policeman Uganda Police Force 5 1

The Deputy Speaker was reacting to a video clip circulating on social media in which Uganda People’s Defence Force – UPDF soldier was seen forcefully pulling a traffic police officer to clearway for their vehicle registration number D02DF08P. The scuffle reportedly happened around Mukwano Mall, along Kyaggwe road at Kiseka Market downtown Kampala.
17:32
17:32

Four Suspects Arrested over Forex Bureaus Robberies 3 1

Police Preliminary findings indicate that the suspects have been renting shops on different buildings, targeting places close to Forex bureaus, and shops dealing in Electronics, with an aim of robbing money and appliances.
14:49
14:49

UPDF, Police Investigate Assault Of Traffic Officer by Soldier Kiseka Market 2 1

The Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig Gen. Flex Kulaigye told URN that the investigations will establish what transpired at the scene, adding that whoever will be found in the wrong, will be handled according to the law.
21:14
21:14

International School Teacher Arrested over Aggravated Defilement of a 3-Year-Old 3 1

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, has identified the suspect as a Burundian National teaching at Ambrosoli International School located in Bugolobi, a Kampala city suburb.
18:24
18:24

Uganda Road Traffic Deaths Climb to 12 People per Day 4 1

The traffic police statistics show 118 people were killed in road crashes between April 24 and May 4th. These 10 days road crash deaths translate into 12 people or more dying every day.
12:09
12:09

UCC Warns Public on Mobile Money Pin, ID Fraudsters 1 3

According to UCC, some other fraudsters call claiming to be agents of telecom companies like Airtel and MTN seeking to verify their mobile money pin codes because they have noticed unauthorized access.
09:35
09:35

Pictorial: Forensic Police Officers Passed Out

The aim of the course was to produce skilled Scene of Crime Officers (SOCOs).
20:08
20:08

IGP Ochola Transfers Hundreds of CID Officers 2

By press time, 331 names have been posted on the police communication platform as having been appointed or transferred to new places. The moved officers range from the ranks of Commissioner of Police (CP) to Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP).
18:27
18:27

65 Police Officers Complete Crime Scene Management Course 3 1

Sicty-five Assistant Inspectors of Police –AIPs have completed a three months course in crime scene management. The officers were drawn from the Directorates of Forensic Science (DFS) headed by Andrew Mubiru and of Police Health Services (DPHS) headed by Moses Byaruhanga.
16:08
16:08

Machete-Wielding Thugs Raid Homes in Rubaga, Injure 2 3 1

The group of thugs armed with pangas, clubs, and stones raided three separate homes in Kinonya zone-Masanafu at around 2:00 am.
16:37
16:37

Make CCTVs Compulsory in Homes, Police Tells Urban Authorities 4 3

Maj Gen Geoffrey Katsigazi Tumusiime, the deputy Inspector General of Police, says urban authorities need to make it a requirement for a very building to have security systems like CCTVs in place. Tumusiime’s calls comes at the time when the country is facing terrorism threats like attacks on fuel stations, supermarkets and homes.
18:10
18:10

MPs Oppose UGX 7.5Bn Budget for New Sub-County Police Posts 4 1

Parliament’s Budget Committee has criticized a Shillings 7.5 billion budget request by the Uganda Police Force to construct police posts at sub-county level in order to secure funds for the Parish Development Model (PDM).
12:20
12:20

Internal Affairs, Police Hunt for Suspected Human Trafficker, Rescue 38 Victims 2 1

Igoye said that during their interaction with the victims who also include girls who had just turned eighteen years and adults over 20 years, they noticed they had been trafficked from the districts of Mityana, Kiboga, Kassanda. Kamwenge, Kisoro, Masindi and Kabale.
17:43
17:43

Where Is Uganda Media Centre Official Obed Katureebe? 2 1

UMC executive director, Ofwono Opondo, replied “Obed is under security protection because of the threats allegedly against his person details of which am yet to be provided with.
16:15
16:15

Immigration Identifies Ugandan Female Captured on Video Committing Suicide in Dubai 1 1

Agnes Igoye, the deputy national coordinator, trafficking in persons department, has confirmed that the person in the video that has since gone viral is Monica Karungi, who hails from Isingiro district.
16:29
16:29

750 Ugandans Killed Between 6pm and 8pm in Roads Crashes Every Year 7 2

In addition to the 750 people killed in the two hours of 1800 to 20000 hrs every year, at least another 1,000 are left with dreadful injuries for which they have to incur expenses for the rest of their life. For instance, Sonia Kyoshaba whose schoolmates had to raise over 23 million shillings for her emergency treatment now has to spend 10,000 everyday on toilet disposal using colostomy bags
17:53
17:53

20 Victims of Human Trafficking Died Last Year while 175 Still Missing 2 1

A ministry of internal affairs report released the Permanent Secretary, Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu, shows that 1,295 people were victims of internal and external trafficking.
16:06
16:06

Deputy IGP Directs Public Places to Raise Security Levels 3 1

At least two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted on the roadside have exploded at Kalandezi village in Mpigi district and Kyangoma village in Lwengo district damaging three vehicles including two in the motorcade of Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija.
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