Nalongo Nana returns to police to file a case

By Deo Wasswa

Anette Namata a.k.a Nalongo Nnana, a human rights activist has today stormed at central police station in Kampala demanding for justice.

Carrying her baby, Annette stormed the police after denied opportunity several times to register a case where she claim to have been beaten by police officers last year at Naguru police headquarters as she was trying to demonstrate against the way Uganda police was brutalizing Bobi wine and other opposition members.

Nalongo says after she was buttered by police officers, she lost her uterus and also delivered a premature baby.

Nalongo was taken inside the Central Police Station to avoid causing more chaos.

She had come to CPS with her Lawyers Gawaya Tegule to assist her file the case

Police hunting for site engineers of collapsed building in jinja

By Robert Segawa

Police have revealed that they have sent special teams to Jinja to look for the site engineer and chief supervisor of the building that collapsed last week at Madhivan Village in Jinja district.

Addressing a press conference at police headquarters Naguru Polly Namaye the deputy police spokesperson noted that police has sent a team to establish whether the site engineer of the collapsed building was accredited and qualified .
Namaye also revealed that they saved 12 people from the building eight of which are in a critical situation.Five bodies were retrieved, four were identified and one remains unidentified

Namaye advised the stake holders in construction like the city planners to always do their work of monitoring construction sites to prevent incidences of collapsed building.

Two men held over murder of business man

By Robert Segawa
Police in Kampala is holding two men in connection with the kidnap and murder of a business man dealing in Fish Maws, after which his body was dumped in Kyetume Mukono district.

According to police spokesperson Fred Enanga, the deceased was identified as Mutebi Robert Guggwa.

It is alleged that on Saturday evening two men who were traveling in a Toyota Mark II registration number UAR 066B kidnapped Mutebi Robert Guggwa on his way to Jinja, on reaching Katosi road they started searching him and robbed an unspecified amount of cash but he fought back in process they killed him and after dumped the body in Kyetume, Mukono district.

Enanga added that police used CCTV cameras to identify the number plate and later managed arrest the two suspects in Kyengera heading to Masaka.

He further says that, the two have confessed participating in killing the business man . Police is also trying to ascertain whether they have also been involved in other five cases of similar circumstances that could have been reported against the two at Mbarara police station .

Activists arrested as they walk against corruption

By Deo Wasswa

Police have arrested over twenty youth activists who have been demonstrating this morning on streets of Kampala against the increasing corruption cases in the country.

The campaign dubbed; “The real anti corruption walk” was part of the relaunched black Monday, a citizen led campaign to fight against corruption.

The youth have been demonstrating while giving out black Monday flyers which portray different corruption scandals and government officials involved in these corruption cases.

The group led by The alternative social movement, Uganda poor youth movement and Red top brigade was takes to CPS.

Another phase of security camera installation is underway -Police

By Robert Segawa

Police has identified a total of 2319 sites where they are set to install CCTV cameras in the second phase of expanding the National CCTV camera project.

The Second phase of CCTV camera installation started in January 2020 is set to cover all Municipalities, Major towns, and all Highways across the country as part of the Police’s strategic mechanism of detecting and fighting crime in the country.

While addressing a press conference at Police headquarters Naguru, Fred Enanga the police spokesperson revealed that they have been carrying out an assessment of hot spot centers with high criminal rates since last year. In some of these areas 80 Automatic number plate recognition cameras and 23 facial recognition will be installed and monitored at 107 police monitoring centers.

Enanga further noted that they have plans of installing the CCTV cameras at the boarders of Busia, Malaba, Bunagana, Katuna boarder as well as Nimule.

It should be noted that the police completed the first phase of installing CCTV cameras which is covers Kampala Metropolitan policing Area with the launch of the National CCTV command center at Police headquarters Naguru and over 6000 cameras were installed.

Enanga says CCTV camera installation has played a great role by helping police to arrest murderers using CCTV footage.

Police officers remanded to Luzira over corruption

By Sania Babirye

Two security guards attached to Mulago police have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison for allegedly receiving a one million bribe to return exhibits to a suspect.

The suspects, Amos Mbwira and Reuben Gasaki have been arraigned before city hall court grade one magistrate Moses Nabende and charged with corruption.

They have denied the offense. Court refused to grant them bail on grounds that investigations are still ongoing

They will be returning to court on the 22nd of this month.

Prosecution states that on the 24th of October 2019, the suspects received the said money from a one Ibrahim Lubowa whose medical equipment had been confiscated by Mulago police.

Lubowa had allegedly given them the said bribe to give him back his medical equipment.

Police officer dies as he rescues suspect from mob

By Robert Segawa

Police in Moyo is investigating circumstances under which a suspect grabbed a gun from police officer and shot him dead as he tried to rescue him from a mob.

The deceased has been identified as Corporal Majid Moro 38 year.

According to Moyo district police Commander ASP Shafiq Kasujja the deceased had gone to rescue a suspect who residents believed that he had poisoned two people to death.

Kasujja said that the late Majid Moro was sent to Onyere village to rescue a suspect from a village meeting where villagers had planned to beat him up.

He adds that after the angry villagers seeing the police officer, they started throwing stones as they run from the crowd , accidentally the stone hit the officer in the process the suspect grabbed a gun from him and shot him instantly after he abandon the gun next to the body and entered a nearby bush.

Kasujja said the incident happened at Onyere village Logoba parish in Moyo district .

DPC Kasujja says police mounted the hunt, but residents have abandoned their houses and run for fear being arrested but the Investigations are still on going.

Defilement cases on the rise, Police asks public to be vigilant

By Robert Segawa
Police has strongly urged parents and care takers to be very vigilant and ensure that they protect their children especially young girls as the festive season sets in.

Police reports indicate that defilement cases are on the rise since the the longest holiday in the schooling schedule stated.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, says in a space of one week four aggravated defilement cases have been reported.

Enanga adds that the first case was in Nansana Wakiso district where a four year old girl was defiled by one Deus Lubega who is now in Police custody. The second incident happened in Nakasongola district where 55 years old Otaye Lutamba defiled the 5 year old girl and was lynched to death by angry residents. In Mpigi central, a 6 years old girl was defiled by teenager while in Gomba a teenager defiled 3 years old baby.

Enanga says that that all the four children are admitted at Mulago hospital in a critical condition.

Police flying squad arrests panga wielding thugs

By Robert Segawa

The Police flying squad unit has arrested nine criminals who were actively involved in criminal activities in areas Kampala and surrounding areas like Kawempe, Salama, Entebbe, Mukono, among other areas . According to police, these criminals use of pangas and break in equipment to terrorize the people.

Fred Enanga the police spokesperson said that the suspects were arrested in the operations that were conducted by the police flying squad together with the territorial police commanders following the increased incidents of attacks on people by panga wielding thugs.

Enanga added that during the operation several exhibits which included television sets and pangas were recovered from the base of these criminal gang found in Bakuli, Rubaga division and Kasangati and he also appealed to the people who have ever been attacked and robbed by these thugs to get in touch with their territorial police areas to follow up there cases.

He further noted that suspects arrested includes Ssewankambo Medi, Ssenyonjo Hamidu alias muno muno, Kalumba, Kassim, Kwezira Maricelo, Karaali Muhammad, Mawanda Sharif, Tumusiime Rogers, Ssendagire John Paul, Ssekyanzi Denis were arrested after the death of their gang leader Ssejjemba Farouk who was killed in Kiteezi during the robbery.

Enanga adds that they are also looking for two other criminal suspects who are on run who including Hussein Byenda and another one known as Edgar Watson who are on run

In a related Development Fred Enanga appealed to the public to remain vigilant in this week as they prepare for Christmas slated for next week because the criminals are out their planning for them

Woman kills partner after she finds him swallowing ARVs

By Robert Segawa
Police in Hoima is holding 28 year old woman who allegedly killed her boyfriend after she found him swallowing Anti Retro Viral drugs ( ARVs)

The deceased has been identified as Emmanuel Tumusiime 35 year’s a resident of Kijumba cell in Kigolobya town council Hoima district,he was hacked to death on Wednesday at his home.

According to Julius Hakiza the Albertine region police spokesperson, Emmanuel was murdered by his lover who used an axe to hit the victim’s head and he died instantly.

Hakiza further adds that Joyce Atugonza on revealing that her lover was dead, locked the house, got onto a Bodaboda to Hoima police station, reported a case of murder and later confessed to killing her husband.

The victim reportedly claim that she was hurt and disappointed that the boyfriend could have infected her with HIV. Police picked the body to Hoima referral hospital for Postmortem as Investigation is still underway.