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Disarmament: Security Recovers More 148 Firearms From Karamojong Warriors

Joint security forces have recovered 148 firearms from Karamojong warriors since they launched the cordon and search operations across the nine districts in Karamoja. The cordon and search operations started on May 16, 2022, after registering resistance from the armed rustlers. Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson said that cordon and search operations were…

AIGP OCHOM: Stop Abusing Body Guards

The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Edward Ochom has condemned the way some dignitaries treat police guards assigned for their protection. Ochom said that the conduct of some principals compromises their own security but also affects the performance of the police guards on duty. While passing out 164 Counter Terrorists and 64 Scenes of Crime…

Uganda Police Unveils ‘Army-like’ Uniform For Officers Fighting Cattle Theft In Karamoja

In an effort to curb cattle theft, the Uganda Police Force has officially announced that it has changed the Operation Uniform for Anti-Stock Theft Unit personnel operating in Karamoja sub region and the neighboring districts. All the ASTU police officers operating in Karamoja have been donning Field Force camouflage uniforms. Mike Longole, the Mt Moroto…

Aviation Security Intercepts Suspected Narcotics Packaged As Coffee Samples

Aviation Security has intercepted suspected narcotics disguised as coffee for export at Entebbe International Airport, according to Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. The UCAA spokesperson Vianney Luggya, said that the suspicious cargo was disguised as coffee samples in branded packets of African Premium Coffee for export. It was detected during screening at 10:10pm on June 13,…

Security, Education, Health Eat Big In 2022/2023 Budget

Security and education, and health sectors are the biggest beneficiaries of the National Budget for the Financial Year 2022/2023 that was released on Tuesday, 14 June 2022 during a Parliamentary sitting held at Kololo Ceremonial  Grounds. Finance minister Matia Kasaija unveiled the sh48.1 trillion national budget, indicating that government anticipates generating Shs25.7 trillion from revenue…

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