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14:28
14:28

Three Family Members Electrocuted in Nsangi 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that preliminary findings indicate the accident resulted from illegal power connections within the area.
12:16
12:16

Five Pupils Killed in Two School Fires Kawempe Division 2 1 Top story

The four are said to have died in the fire that caught one of the pupils’ dormitories at around 3am this morning. The victims have been identified as Tena Denge, Bashira Nabawesi, Julian Nakalanzi, all in primary one and 7-year-old Hasina Nakawuki, a primary two pupil.
19:10
19:10

Kenyan Killed in Lubowa Estate, Boyfriend on the Run 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Lydia Wanyuki a maid in Munyonyo who was killed by Patrice Ochen in one of estates in Lubowa, in Makindye-Ssabagabo, in Wakiso District.
11:50
11:50

Suspected Girlfriend Arrested over Death of UNRA’s Human Resource Manager 1 1

Now Owoyesigyire without revealing the name, said the woman suspect who was in a relationship with the deceased was part of the trio who drove Kamoga to the hospital and fled immediately.
09:46
09:46

Over 60 Spend Weekend in Police Custody Over House Party kira road police 3 1

A police officer from Kira-Road Police Division who participated in the operation, says that the suspects were partying and drinking while playing loud music in violation of the government restrictions on social gathering as part of the COVID-19 containment measures.
16:09
16:09

Suspected Nansana Machete Attackers Arrested After 3-Month Hunt Wakiso District 1 1 Top story

According to Police records, the same gang group participated in other robberies in Wamala zone-Nansana on May 18th, 2021 where they raped one of the victims. One of the gang members met his death on July 13th, 2021 at the hand of the mob in another foiled robbery in Kyebando in Kawempe Division.
18:50
18:50

Man Held over Machete Attacks in Makindye Division 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe was arrested following the recent attack and murder of a two-year-old child in Kanakurya Zone.
17:40
17:40

Police Launch Operation Against Numberless Vehicles in Kampala Alex Nuwagaba 3 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that the crackdown follows increasing vehicles without number-plates on the roads which is not only against the law but also, the same vehicles are mostly being used by criminals.
17:08
17:08

Police Arrest 68 in City Swoop Nakivubo Channel 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that some of the victims of mugging have severally filed cases after losing their property to criminals who often try to push them into Nakivubo water Channel.
15:44
15:44

IGP Directs Heavy Traffic Deployments to Curb Mob Actions on Roads Traffic Police 2 2

The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
16:53
16:53

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Raping, Murdering 10-Year-Old Girl Jinja-road police 1 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesiyire told URN that detectives traced and arrested Sematiko on Wednesday evening from Kirinya-Bweyogerere in Kira Wakiso district.
11:30
11:30

Nsangi DPC Shoots Reveler Dead in Curfew Operations 1 Top story

According to residents, Wakiso District Police commander, Medard Asiimwe together with three other officers raided a pub in Nsangi and questioned the revellers why they were drinking past the night curfew time, which resulted in altercations. Police attempted to arrest the revellers, who put up resistance.
15:09
15:09

250 Curfew Violators Spend Night in Custody, 712 Motorcycles Impounded 1 3

According to Owoyesigyire, the officers mounted roadblocks on major access routes, which led to the arrest over of 250 riders, drivers and pedestrians for flouting the curfew.
19:26
19:26

Curfew Operations: Police Vows to Impound and Arrest Motorists Fred Enanga 1 2

This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
17:56
17:56

Police Constable Shoots Two in Quarrel With Woman 2 1

Owoyesigyire noted that they have recovered the gun from the scene and they are currently waiting for Nagaba to recover so that he can record a statement as investigations continue to ascertain what happened.
17:21
17:21

Two Women in Makindye Arrested Over Child Torture 1 2

A video that is circulating on social media shows one of the suspects Aisha Nalubega who is also a step mother to the victim, tying him upside down the victim on the pole while her friend Kyazike lit the candle before they started burning the child with molten wax.
19:24
19:24

Machete Thugs Attack Home in Nansana 3 1 Top story

CCTV cameras caught the hooded thugs armed with machetes breaking into the house in Kibwa-Nabweru in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District around 3 am on Saturday morning.
15:18
15:18

Building Collapses in Rubaga, Kills One Person Rubaga Division 1 3

Area residents led by Moses Kyobe said that the building which was still under construction collapsed at around midnight and trapped five people, all builders at the same site. However, only one body was recovered from the debris, alongside mobile phones believed to belong to the rest of the builders.
15:59
15:59

Over 100 Spend Night in Cells As Police Intensify Curfew Operations in Kampala Jinja-road police 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that they impounded 339 motor vehicles and 265 motorcycles in the operations in Kampala Metropolitan policing areas.
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