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17:13
17:13

LDU Deserter Arrested 1 1

UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Bilal Katamba, confirmed that Mayanja was arrested by intelligence team deployed to track his movements. LDUs are superintended by UPDF First Division which is commanded by Maj Gen Samuel Kawagga.
15:32
15:32

Six Kampala Traders Arrested for Opening Shops 1 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said the six were arrested after security officers were tipped off by intelligence. Onyango said investigations indicate that the six alongside others that escaped were transported in a Lorry and started operating.
14:38
14:38

Police Officer Arrested for Leaking Whatsapp Message 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ali Lwetunga, was arrested on orders of CP Kafeero after it was alleged that it was him who leaked the message that made rounds on Thursday on social media.
13:03
13:03

UPDF Cautions Public Against Masqueraders 1

Brig Richard Karemire, UPDF and Defence ministry spokesperson, said it has come to the attention of the security agencies that individuals disguising as people from security forces are terrorising unsuspecting members of the public.
17:05
17:05

Pictorial: Impact of COVID-19 Directives in Kampala Streets

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.
13:11
13:11

Security Task Force to Close Markets for Defying Covid-19 Guidelines 5 2

Lt Col Henry Obbo, one of the Joint Task Force spokespersons, said they are monitoring all the markets in Kampala at the National Closed Circuit Television –CCTV Command Centre but most of them are not following the orders.
17:37
17:37

Police Releases 80 Impounded Vehicles 1 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said several dozens of drivers have already picked their vehicles and urged those that haven’t collected their cars to do so because no security person can defy President’s directive.
16:39
16:39

60 Arrested on First Night of Curfew 2 1

At a joint media address, Superintendent of Police –SP Patrick Onyango and Lt Col Henry Obbo, the Joint Task Force was extremely happy that most people respected the curfew because they were in their homes by 7pm.
11:43
11:43

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addressing workplace risks by strengthening occupational safety and health measures, in addition to encouraging workers to get appropriate medical care in case they experience symptoms of the disease.
21:00
21:00

Corruption, Torture Dominate Complaints against Police Officers 1 1

Okalany told Journalists in Kampala that PSU records show that 2,000 cases have been filed against police officers since 2014, translating to 166 cases per month and six complaints per day.
20:28
20:28

Police Commanders Asked to Restrain Juniors Beating Civilians 2 1

Some of the street vendors who faced the wrath of LDUs and police officers on Thursday last week include Aloyo Hadijah and Christine Awori, who were beaten by local defence unit personnel and policemen on the streets of Kampala.
16:03
16:03

IGP Tasks Legal Director to Appeal POMA Judgement Attorney General 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says their Legal Director is working with a team of lawyers from the Uganda Police Force and Attorney General’s office to file an appeal as soon as possible.
19:58
19:58

UPDF, Police Appoint Commanders of COVID -19 Evacuation Team 1

The three; Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Denis Namuwooza, Lt Col Bright Ruyonga and Cpt Dr David Magoola will be overseers and first contacts for the evacuation team, according to a joint statement issued by UPF spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki.
18:45
18:45

Spy Agencies Deployed to Trace All Returnees Avoiding Quarantine 2 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the team was set up as part of the decision made by National Security Council.
18:07
18:07

171 Taxis Impounded for Defying Public Transport Ban 3 2 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said the enforcement involved deploying in strategic areas, along routes that lead to the City Centre, Markets, Taxi and Bus terminals and setting check points.
12:36
12:36

Dozens of Boda-Bodas Impounded Over Defying COVID - 19 Directives 2 3

Traffic police backed up by Field Force Police-FFP, Local Defence Unit –LDUs and Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPF conducted operations on various road junctions impounding all motorcycles carrying passengers.
18:20
18:20

240 UPDF, Police Medics Join Coronavirus Fight 1 2

At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
18:10
18:10

Pastor, 30 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
12:07
12:07

Makerere Orders for Arrest of People Loitering Inside University Livingstone Hall 1

“We have requested for security beef up which has been done and operation coded “Visibility” netted many others today being interrogated by (Crime Investigation Department) CID,” Professor Bazeyo observed in an email sent to staff.
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