3 popular Kabale handgouts closed after SFC gaurd stabbing incidence

Kabale Municipality officials last evening ordered for the immediate closure of three popular hangouts in Kigongi Central Division. They include; New California T & J Transit Hotel, Bamboocha pub and Oceans pub. Their closure stems from a fight between, Stephen Kankiriho, a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF solider attached to Special Forces Command-SFC  and a yet to be identified revealer which occurred in the wee hours of yesterday morning. Kankiriho was stabbed with a knife in the stomach by a reveler at New California T & J Transit Hotel. Kankiriho is…

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8 held over theft of a rifle

Police in Hoima district is holding eight people suspected to have stolen a gun from a private security guard. According to police, the suspects whose names are withheld in order not to jeopardize with investigations are believed to have attacked and robbed a rifle number UG POL 67740 P 7865 from Businge Patrick, a private security Guard attached to ANKA Security Services in the wee hours of yesterday morning. The incident occurred at about 3am at Care Auto mobile opposite Total Kiryatete in Kahoora division in Hoima municipality in Hoima…

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Security bans foreign boda boda riders in kabale town

Security officials have imposed a ban on foreigners from operating Boda-Boda business in Kabale municipality, as a way of fighting against criminal acts. The resolution was disclosed yesterday during a security meeting between officials and Boda-Boda riders that was held in Kabale Municipal stadium, yesterday. Kigezi Region Police Commander, Denis Namuwoza said that the resolution follows a recent increase of criminal cases in the municipality caused by unidentified boda boda riders, suspected to be Rwanda nationals. According to Namuwoza, police has registered twenty cases that include theft, aggravated robbery, rape…

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Three Police Officers Suspended for Neglect of Duty

Three Police officers attached to Kalagala Police Post in Luweero district have been suspended as the Assistant Inspector General of Police Asan Kasingye launches a countrywide community policing drive. They include; Christine Birabwa, Corporal Louis Adirubo and Corporal Norah Namirembe. They were suspended for being absent from their duty station without permission.  It is alleged that the Christine Birabwa, the officer in Charge of Kalagala Police Station had spent three months without appearing at the station, while the others always appeared at will. During an impromptu visit to Kalagala, Kasingye…

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Kirumira transferred to Nalufenya

Former Buyende District Police Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Muhammad Kirumira, has today been transferred from Railway Police Station to Nalufenya detention centre in Jinja District. Police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, has confirmed the development but did not give details on why he was transferred to Nalufenya and time when the transfer was conducted. Shortly after he was arrested and remanded to Railway Police Station, yesterday, the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura said he had appointed Assistant Superintendent of Police, Edgar Akankwasa as District Police Commander Buyende. It came…

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