According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson the suspects demand sums ranging from Shillings 500,000 to 100,000 from their victims in exchange for revealing the location of their number plates.
Mutesi emphasized that securing witnesses for court testimonies often proves challenging, and DNA evidence stands as a crucial means to incriminate perpetrators. However, the high costs associated with DNA analysis present a significant barrier.
In April 2022, Kalali petitioned the High Court for orders directing the government to provide decent housing for all police officers in the country. His petition came a month after legislators on the Internal Affairs Committee visited Jinja Police Barracks where they were greeted with dilapidated structures built-in 1934.
Mudhasi wants a temporary injunction restraining the investigating agencies from conducting any further criminal investigations into her judicial work until the determination of the main application challenging the legality of subjecting her to three parallel criminal investigations.
On Wednesday, the officers were teargassed by dozens of Field Force Police-FFP personnel from Gulu Central Police Station while struggling to quell down rowdy FDC supporters who were holding a procession through Gulu City. The FFP officers threw teargas at the presidential candidate as members of his security detail tried to shield him.
Alyanyo met his death when he went to excavate murrum from the site in Amuca parish in Lira City on Wednesday morning. His guardian, Bosco Ogwang, says excavating murrum and stone quarrying has been their mainstay activity for survival.
Opposition politicians are worried over the declining trend in respect for freedom of expression, police brutality, the narrowing civic and political space. They also raised concerns about the increasing commercialization of elections.
On Saturday 18th July 2020 at around 10:00am, two men who had carried themselves on a motor bike from Ngetta sub county heading towards Lira Town were stopped by the traffic officers who were implementing the presidential directives of boda-boda not to carry passengers.
George William Ochom, a lecturer of Sociology at Kampala University explains that out of human instincts, a sizeable number of Ugandans have become emotionally charged due to contemporary societal challenges and the perceived social imbalances. He cautions that such a disgruntled group tends to behave weirdly and is capable of becoming destructive to many things including their own life.
During the funeral, the Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila told mourners that the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola had directed the force to contribute Shillings 5 million towards the burial expenses as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
The arrest followed a complaint lodged by Tonny Abal, a local resident of Ngetta Sub county who claims his motorcycle disappeared from the police parking yard after it was impounded during the curfew time last week.
. In a suit filed by BBM Advocates and Consultants in the Civil Division of High Court, Kireka Estates Limited accuses government of taking over its land without adequate compensation. The contested land hosts Kireka Police Barrack and Ministry of Works Laboratories.
According to Mugume, he received information from his friend over the weekend indicating that someone was looking for him. Mugume says that he convinced the person to meet him at Accacia hotel Mbarara on Sunday and alerted police leading to the arrest of Edward Kasibante.
As early as 9:00 am, the gates of Grand Pacific Hotel were under lock and key with police and UPDF soldiers manning the entrance. No person was allowed to enter or leave the hotel. A Uganda Police van carrying over eight police officers was seen parked outside the Hotel.
According to Obia, he is determined to enforce the guidelines issued by police in 2015 on displaying fireworks. The guidelines provide for a licensed specialist to display fireworks after presenting his certificate to the District Police Commander-DPC.