Security & Crime Investigation

Police Officer Shot Dead by Suspected Cattle Rustlers in Nakapiripirit District

Yesterday evening,June 6, 2023, suspected Pokot warriors allegedly staged an ambush that resulted in the shooting and death of Rapheal Opio Akol, a police constable assigned to Nakapiripirit's central...

Crime Highlights in the Recently Concluded Vvumbula Festival

Without a doubt, constant power outrage and high levels of violent crime remained the most troubling and pressing...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 317 πŸ…‚πŸ…„πŸ„½πŸ„³πŸ„°πŸ…ˆ JUNE 04, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ President Museveni rallies Christians to embrace wealth creation campaign πŸ“ŒPresident Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called...

The National Meteorological Authority Warns Of Heavy Rains In The Months Of July To August

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has warned about heavy downpours expected in the months of June, July,...

Brig. Gen. William Bainomugisha Takes Over As New Military Police Commandant

Brigadier General William Bainomugisha has assumed office as the new Commandant of Military Police, taking over from Major...

Police Officer Shot Dead by Suspected Cattle Rustlers in Nakapiripirit District

Yesterday evening,June 6, 2023, suspected Pokot warriors allegedly staged an ambush that resulted in the shooting and death of Rapheal Opio Akol, a police constable assigned to Nakapiripirit's central police station. Mike Longole, the Mount Moroto regional police spokesperson, together with the Nakapiripirit District Police Commander (DPC) and the investigation team, visited the scene and confirmed that the police officer was killed at around 11 p.m. Longole said that they recovered two cartridges, a bow, and six arrows from the scene,...

Crime Highlights in the Recently Concluded Vvumbula Festival

Without a doubt, constant power outrage and high levels of violent crime remained the most troubling and pressing problems at the recently completed Vvumbula festival that was held over the weekend at the banks of the Nile. This year’s Vvumbula took place at the Source of the Nile Gardens in Jinja. The event’s environment is in crisis due to the escalating crime rate at every edition. According to a source who attended the event, crime and violence threatened the welfare of revelers...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 317 πŸ…‚πŸ…„πŸ„½πŸ„³πŸ„°πŸ…ˆ JUNE 04, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ President Museveni rallies Christians to embrace wealth creation campaign πŸ“ŒPresident Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called on Christians to join the wealth creation campaign so as to guarantee prosperity for all and socio-economic transformation. The President's call was contained in a message read by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja on Saturday during Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations at the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine in Namugongo. The PresidentΒ  said the Government will continue to mobilise the remaining 39% of the...

The National Meteorological Authority Warns Of Heavy Rains In The Months Of July To August

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has warned about heavy downpours expected in the months of June, July, and August 2023, in the northern and eastern regions. In their forecast, UNMA Chief Executive Festus Luboyera told the media in Kampala on Thursday that in the coming weeks, there could be El Nino weather conditions that are characterized by heavy and long downpours in the northern and eastern regions. The western and central parts of Uganda will experience very low rains until...

Brig. Gen. William Bainomugisha Takes Over As New Military Police Commandant

Brigadier General William Bainomugisha has assumed office as the new Commandant of Military Police, taking over from Major General Don Nabasa, who has been assigned as the new UPDF Third Infantry Division Commander based in Moroto, Karamoja. Maj. Gen. Don Nabasa replaced Brig. Joseph Balikuddembe in President Museveni’s recent reshuffle of both command and administration of the army. At the handover function held at the Military Police headquarters in Makindye on Thursday, June 1, 2023, the UPDF Chief of Staff Land...

Suspected Explosives Dumped At The CID HeadquartersΒ 

Unknown people dropped a bag with a pistol at the Criminal Investigative Directorate headquarters in Kibuli on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. The headquarters were immediatelyΒ  cordoned off for investigations, and anyone entering or leaving the premises was stopped. Initially, the bag was suspected to contain explosive devices, which prompted CID director Tom Magambo to intervene. He immediately alerted the Counter-Terrorism Directorate at Naguru police headquarters, and under the command of ACP Amos Olweny, a bomb squad was dispatched. However, upon...