ALL TERRITORIAL COMMANDERS TO CONFISCATE HIGH POWER WEAPONS AND FAULTY ONES FROM PRIVATE SECURITY ORGANISATIONS

The leadership of the UPF has instructed all territorial commanders to confiscate all high-power riffles, automatic weapons, some of which are illegally upgraded by local gunsmiths, from security guards. This is a very serious matter, because private security guard, are trained to use semi-automatic rifles, low-scale weapons, batons and other self-defence methods to carry out […]

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TOXIC PINEAPPLE WINE KILLS 12 PEOPLE, 20 INJURED, OTHERS CRITICALLY

The Territorial Police in West Nile Region has launched investigations into a deadly local gin, that is alleged to have caused the death of 12 people (6 people from Zambia cell, Mvara road in Arua city and 6 others from Geria village, Yachi Parish, Ogoko sub county in Madi Okollo district), after consuming the deadly […]

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TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS AGAINST EPS DEFAULTERS TO COMMENCE ON MONDAY 22.08.2022

As you are all aware, the EPS scheme was introduced under Section 165 of the Traffic and Road Safety Act, 1998, to purposely manage minor traffic offenders. The primary objective of the scheme was to deter road users from committing offences, by levying express penalties, that would help to decongest courts. The EPS ticket has […]

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POLICE ARRESTS PRIME SUSPECT BEHIND PHONE SCAMS AND 4 OTHER ACCOMPLICES

The Directorate of CID  arrested and charged to court, a one Mugarura Mike, the prime suspect and mastermind behind major phone scams in the country. As part of the scheme, the scammers utilized a network of call centers to call potential victims within the country. They would obtain personally identifiable information obtained from a number […]

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Directorate of Crime Intelligence Handsover recovered stolen vehicles to owners after verification

The Directorate of Crime Intelligence through its Flying Squad Unit has started handing over stolen vehicles that were recovered, to the rightful previous owners after very thorough verification processes. As you are all aware, during the months of July and part of August the Unit recovered 34 suspected stolen motor vehicles, that included, Subaru White […]

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POLICE ARRESTS 4 SUSPECTS LINKED TO KIDNAP, TRAFFICKING AND FORCEFUL CHILD MARRIAGE

The Directorate of CID in close coordination with Directorate of Operations, Crime Intelligence and Greater Masaka Police, have in custody 4 suspects, highly linked to the alleged kidnap, trafficking with intent to forcefully marry, a 14-year-old girl victim from Kabuta LCI village, Mayanja Parish, Kakuuto Sub-county, in Kyotera district. The 4 suspects include; Kigundu Augustine, […]

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