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11:21
11:21

Rider Crashes in Truck While Dodging Police Checkpoint 1 Top story

According to Owoyesigire, Ssempala was riding a Bajaj Boxer UDM O81L when he rammed into an Isuzu truck UBA 310H that was loaded with metallic doors and timber as he tried to dodge the roadblock. The truck driver fled the scene shortly after the accident.
20:26
20:26

Thugs Rob UGX 300 Million from Businessman in Kampala 1

At around 12 pm the trio left Stanbic Bank Nakivubo Branch with a balance of 300 million Shillings which was carried by Ahmed Hassan. But they were attacked by thugs who were wearing surgical masks, as they returned to the parking yard at Equatorial mall. "The thugs grabbed the bag containing the money and jumped on motorcycles and rode off to an unknown destination," Owoyesigyire said.
18:20
18:20

Postmortem Rules Out Abortion in Death of Paramedic Student 1 1

Earlier reports indicated that Natukunda had died while attempting to abort a two months’ pregnancy. Speculation was rife that the student decided to abort after illegally travelling to the boyfriend’s home in Kawempe Division, without her parents’ consent before the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:46
15:46

Police Warns Against Overcharging Truck Drivers for Parking Fred Enanga 1

“They are not the owners of the cargo therefore, it’s unfair for you to ask for Shs 300,000 just for parking in your place,” Enanga said. He called upon all the drivers to who are charged more than Shs 20,000 to report such ‘extortion,’ at the nearest police station so that action is taken.
14:47
14:47

Infidelity, HIV Blamed For Suicide in Police 3 1 Top story

Ten police officers committed suicide in Kampala, Iganga, Lwengo and other places last year. A number of deaths have also been recorded this year.
15:01
15:01

IGP Orders Probe of Commanders over Swindling Covid-19 Allowances 1 2

Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga, also director police medical services, confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that indeed the complaints are being received and a probe is underway.
11:35
11:35

DPCs Cautioned Against Heavy Deployment at Roadblocks 4 2

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson and CP Mugisha say standard police checkpoints must have two tyre cutters placed on both sides of the road. Onyango says a checkpoint must be mounted where it can be seen by a driver at least a 100 metres ahead.
15:41
15:41

Police Commanders Extort Money from Suspects - Attorneys 1 1

Some of the state attorneys who spoke to Uganda Radio Network –URN but preferred anonymity say police commanders of connive with investigators to extort money from people after arresting them on claims of defying the guidelines. The victims allegedly pay between 50,000 and 100,000 Uganda shillings.
14:37
14:37

South Sudan Nationals Forcefully Demand Rides from Truck Drivers 2 2

The truck drivers said there are increasing incidents of South Sudan nationals waylaying their trucks and forcefully demanding for a ride, which has exposed them to coronavirus.
09:01
09:01

Why Only 74,000 Case Files Were Submitted to Court in 2019 1 2

CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to 34.7 percent meaning the biggest number of cases were left pending investigations.
16:54
16:54

Sheikh Katongole's Whereabouts Still Unknown-Family 3 1 Top story

Sheikh Katongole was driven in a Double Cabin pickup registration number H4DF742 while some of the officers drove in a Noah vehicle registration number UAJ 390D.
16:56
16:56

Missing Nansana Mobile Money Agent Found in Mbarara 1 1

The operator Allan Ssembusi was reported missing last month from Gganda, Wakiso District prompting critical police units such as Crime Intelligence and Flying Squad Unit to launch a search and rescue mission. Many intimated that he had been kidnapped while returning home, from his workplace.
13:21
13:21

Police Releases UGX 2.5B COVID-19 Allowances 1

Although latest statistics put the force’s numbers at 41,760, the Chief of Joint Security – CJS, Major General Jack Bakasumba, has released allowances for only 25,977 people.
17:49
17:49

Police Rescues Man Buried by Soil at Construction Site in Kampala 1

“At plot 5 Nasser Road on Roko Construction Site, weak soil collapsed on workers injuring one Menzo Sendo a male adult of 30 years. Police responded and victim rushed to Mulago Hospital. The scene was visited by police,” Owoyesigyire said.
17:11
17:11

Excavation of Old Taxi Park Starts Amidst Driver's Protest 2

Emmanuel Musajja, another driver said they will keep monitoring the situation day and night to ensure no building is erected in the park. He said they will do whatever is within their means to ensure that the park remains for taxis. On Monday, the taxi operators opposed to the development confronted Police and KCCA officials.
13:30
13:30

Two Arrested For Bribing Police Officer 1 2

Richard Walugembe and Remogio Baale were arrested on Sunday when they tried to bribe an investigating officer attached to Kajansi police station who was investigating their involvement in robbing members of the public using motor vehicle registration number UAT 924D.
12:51
12:51

Police Yet to Recover Woman's Body from Nakawa Drainage Channel 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says detectives at Naguru Police Headquarters have retrieved footage from Security cameras around the area where Namukasa drowned as the search for her body continues.
17:07
17:07

MP Zaake Seeking Political Capital, Donor Money - Police Fred Enanga 1

He said they made him to swear that he will never again oppose President Yoweri Museveni, his wife Mama Janet Museveni and his son, “The most honorable Muhozi Keinerugaba, Uganda’s next president. He was also asked to swear that he will never be heard saying again that, “that dog Bobi Wine is your next president?” Zaake writes.
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