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IGP OChola: Security Will Respond To Gun Attacks With Full Force

The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola and his security counterparts have tasked all territorial commanders to aggressively respond to gun and machete-wielding attackers targeting police officers, soldiers, guards and security facilities. Ochola, has indicated that he and his colleagues heading other security forces have resolved that commanders should not tolerate shootings, robbery of…


ROAD ACCIDENTS: Over 1000 Boda-boda Riders, 400 Passengers Killed In Nine Months On Ugandan Roads

A total of 1,021 boda boda riders have been killed in accidents on Ugandan roads in the past nine months, Traffic Police have said. According to the Traffic Police spokesperson, ASP Faridah Nampiima, the 1,021 riders were killed in a period between January and September in various accidents on Ugandan roads. “Whereas we had 1021…


“SID Kireka had become a lawless center”- IGP Ochola Bites, Orders Officers To Relocate Back To CID Headquarters

Officers deployed at the Kireka-based Special Investigations Unit/Division (SIU/D) have started packing their bags to relocate to the Criminal Investigations Directorate – CID headquarters in Kibuli on the directive by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola. According to information obtained by our reporter, Ochola directed the officers to relocate about a fortnight ago on…


Seven Arrested As Uganda Police Foils Two Separate Robberies

Security personnel on Wednesday arrested seven suspects in two separate foiled robberies in Entebbe and Bweyogerere areas. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said the Entebbe incident, happened at Abaita Ababari where three suspected thugs, Peter Can Onen, Samuel Lokori, and Calving Orio, were arrested trying to rob a gun from a GKO security…


Two UPDF Soldiers Arrested For Putting RDC, LC5 At Gunpoint

Security in Hoima have arrested two Uganda Peoples Defense forces-UPDF soldiers for putting Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, and the LC5 chairperson at gunpoint. The soldiers whose names have been concealed by security for fear of jeopardizing investigations are alleged to have committed the offense on Monday this week. The incident happened in Butema village,…

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