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Police Speaks Out on Standoff with UPDF, ISO

Uganda Police says the arrests of its officers charged with kidnap last week, does not point to bad blood between the force and other security agencies. At the start of last week, senior police officers – including former police Special Operations Unit commander Nixon Agasiirwe and Commandant of Professional Standard Unit Joel

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CONFIRMED: CMI Arrests Frank Gashumba, Searches his Home

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Monday night arrested renowned activist Frank Gashumba and detained him at their headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala, The Tower Post has confirmed. UPDF spokesperson, Brig Richard Karemire Tuesday morning confirmed Gashumba’s arrest . Frank Gashumba has been using his social media popularity to criticise the government of Uganda's three-decade president Yoweri

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Police Opens Up on Kayihura Sacking Reports

The spokesperson of Uganda’s Police has dismissed as fictitious reports that three-decade president Yoweri Museveni had fired the head of the force, Gen Kale Kayihura. Last week, Kayihura’s blue-eyed boys, former special operations commander Nixon Agasiirwe and ex-Professional Standards Unit boss Joel Aguma, and five other officers were charged with kidnap

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Kayihura Speaks Out on Reports of UPDF Siege at His Home

The head of Uganda’s Police has spoken out on his safety, and reports of the army siege at his home, a day after senior officers close to him were charged with kidnap. Last Friday, former special operations commander Nixon Agasiirwe and Professional Standards Unit boss Joel Aguma, and five other officers

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Agasirwe, Other Police Officers: We Were Tortured to Implicate Kayihura

Police officers charged Friday with abducting Rwandan president Paul Kagame’s body guard Lt Joel Mutabazi have claimed they were tortured to implicate Uganda’s police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. The nine, including seven police officers -- former Special Operations Unit commander Nixon Agasirwe, ex- Commandant of Professional Standard Unit Joel Aguma, Sgt

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Uganda’s Senior Police Officers Charged with Kidnapping of Ex-Kagame Body Guard, Remanded

Nine senior Uganda Police officers have been charged with the abduction of a former body guard to Rwandan president Paul Kagame. Lt Joel Mutabazi, was on October 25, 2013 while at at Kammengo in Mpigi district along Masaka Road abducted alongside Jackson Kalemera and taken to Rwanda, prosecution alleged. The nine police

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UPDF Speaks Out on Deployment at Kayihura’s Home

Uganda’s army has refuted reports its officers besieged the home of the country’s police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. There were media reports Thursday evening that the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officers had been deployed at Kayihura’s home in Muyenga, a high-end Kampala suburb. The reports were connected with the recent arrest

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Police Commanders Agasirwe, Aguma Appear Before Court Martial

Senior Police officers including Professional Standards Unit commander CP Joel Aguma , SSP Nixon Agasirwe and Sgt Abel Tumukunde among others are appearing before the General Court Martial in Makindye this morning (Friday October 27th). The commanders were arrested by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) ealier this week on orders of President Yoweri

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Besigye Re-Arrested at Rukungiri Court

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has been re-arrested by police in Rukungiri about five hours after a magistrate's court granted him and six others bail. Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others Wednesday morning appeared before a Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court

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Grief as Kalungu District Chairman Kyabaggu’s Wife is Beheaded

The Police in Masaka are holding three suspects to help in investigating a murder case in Kalungu District where a 40-year-old woman identified as Lillian Nansubuga was beheaded. According to the Regional Police Spokesman Lameck Kigozi, the incident inwhich unknown people hacked Nansubuga, a resident Ssala Kabaale Village in Lwabenge Sub

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