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20:17
20:17

Parliament Debate on UPDF Deployment in Congo Deferred Again UPDF in Congo 3 1

The UPDF entered Congo a week ago, in pursuit of the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF rebels, many of whom sought refuge in parts of Beni Territory and North Kivu province, in Eastern DRC. The offensive is implemented jointly with the Armed Forces of the DRC.
19:00
19:00

Incidents of Children Beaten to Death By Parents Worry Police 1

The cases that have been captured by the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID), Child and Family Protection Unit (CFPU) show a number of children have been subjected to severe beatings for committing crimes like stealing food, theft of money as small as Shs500 while others meet their death when being punished for leaving parents’ homes without permission.
14:30
14:30

US Pins CMI Boss for Torturing Gov't Critics 1 1

US indicates that Gen Kandiho as a commander of CMI and his subordinates have arrested, detained, and physically abused persons in Uganda. The victims, according to US, were targeted by CMI due to their nationality, political views, or critique of the Ugandan government.
06:09
06:09

Karamoja MPs Want Parliament Intervention to Curb Increased Cattle Rustling karamoja region 6 1

According to Police records, 150 people have been killed by the warriors and 73 cattle rustlers killed by government forces since November 2020 when raids resumed. 13, 000 heads of cattle were reportedly stolen and 9,000 recovered.
18:18
18:18

UPDF Protests US Sanctions Against Major. Gen. Abel Kandiho 1

In her brief statement issued on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso says that they are disappointed that the US could take such a decision without due process.
12:51
12:51

Bomb Scare: Police Cordon Off Bombo Road 1

According to our reporter, officers from the Bomb squad cordoned off the road after motorists sighted items in a green plastic bag in the middle of the road.
12:36
12:36

Security Recovers Grenade, Gun from Home of Terror Suspect 1 1

Speaking on behalf of the joint security team, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said a search was immediately conducted inside the room and an AK47 gun was spotted. When the search was expounded, more bomb making material, detonators and propellants were recovered.
20:03
20:03

Fake Red Cross 'Recruiter' Arrested in Kampala 1 1

Charles Twine, CID spokesperson, has identified the suspect as Allan Hirya Kabooli the mastermind of the plot that created fake Red Cross job adverts that circulated on social media with intention of defrauding unsuspecting job seekers.
19:14
19:14

Police Arrests 1600 Pedestrians For Violating Curfew Hours In 7 Days 1 1

According to data gathered by Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) 1,154 pedestrians were set free after being cautioned, 142 were given police bond and while 252 who were singled out as repeated offenders were arraigned before courts of law.
17:22
17:22

Police Arrest Pastor Over Child Sacrifice 1 1

According to Police the suspects, first rented a garage from Mulodi to host their church. However, a few months later, the suspect kidnapped the minor and sacrificed her in search of spiritual powers.
09:18
09:18

CPS Introduces Blast Walls After Suicide Bomb Incident 4

The blast walls, made of sacks filled with soil and sand, have been placed at the entrance to the quarter guard, where most of the severely injured police officers were attached. Other blast walls have been placed behind the perimeter wall on George Street opposite the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
18:41
18:41

Dont Steal While in Congo -Gen. Muntu Pleads with UPDF 2

Uganda participated in the 1996 regional coalition formed to fight Rwandan Hutu rebels and Ugandan rebels operating in DR. Congo and said to be supported by then President of Congo Mobutu Sese Seko. However, Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF was accused of illegal exploitation of resources from the Congo in what came to be known as military entrepreneurialism. The United Nations -UN in its report named top military commanders and officers involved in what they called an elite network.
17:57
17:57

31 RPCs Graduate in Operational, Leadership Skills 3 4

Presiding over the pass-out, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola said that the Police force will continue conducting different pieces of training for the officers in the ongoing efforts to fight terror threats.
17:07
17:07

Gov’t Asks for More Time to Report on UPDF's DRC Deployment 2 1

In his statement, Ssemujju said that the DRC government had briefed the country’s Parliament and gone ahead to obtain parliamentary clearance for the ongoing fighting in its provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.
13:16
13:16

Suspected Assembler of Swift Bus Bomb Arrested in Kajjansi 1 1

According to Enanga, preliminary police findings indicate that Kiyemba was the mastermind of the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Musafalu on Swift Safari bus that claimed the lives of two people.
14:32
14:32

PSU Probing 10 Drivers Over Misuse of Police Ambulances 1 1

Several people have lodged complaints at PSU accusing the drivers of asking them to pay money before they could drive their patients to hospitals. Some drivers, according to complaints at PSU, refused to drive the patients when relatives failed to pay the money they had asked.
18:12
18:12

Two Arrested for Selling Ugandan Women to Chinese in "Degrading" Congo Trafficking Racket 1 1

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga has identified the arrested suspects as Vuma Rodgers and Somon Ocugi. Vuma, according to Enanga, is the agent for China-Uganda –Congo company while Ocugi has been storing the victims in Star Guest House at Makerere for days before smuggling them into DRC.
16:11
16:11

Wanted Terror Suspects Have Left Kampala -Police 2 1

Between October 23rd and November 16th, Uganda registered four bomb explosion which left nine people dead whereas more than 40 people were wounded. The latest Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) went off 13 days ago at Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) and Parliament Avenue at the office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG).
17:03
17:03

Terrorism has no Tribe or Religion, Be Professional -Prince Nakibinge Advises Security 4

Prince Nakinbinge says for someone to possess a Muslim or Arabic name doesn’t automatically mean that they are Muslim. He referred to history where former rebels making up the ruling government adopted Muslim names during their bush times. The president himself has publically said that he was called Kassim.
15:13
15:13

UPDF Soldier Arrested for Supplying Uniforms to Impostors 4

Arthur Nuwagaba, a Warrant Officer II attached to the finance officer in the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Mbuya in Kampala was arrested on Thursday.
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