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IGP Ochola Fires All Flying Squad Operatives

Uganda Police chief IGP Martins Okoth Ochola has ordered the leadership of the Flying Squad Unit (FSU) to fire all operatives pending investigations into allegations of engagement into crime. The mass sackings are being seen by pundits as a move to close the unit that has been accused of torture and

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Kayihura and Vision Group CEO Robert Kabushenga

Inside Kayihura-New Vision Legal Battle Over Kaweesi Murder Stories

Former Uganda Police chief Gen Kale Kayihura has declared a legal battle against The New Vision, a newspaper under the state-owned Vision Group over defamation. Three months after President Yoweri Museveni replaced him with his hitherto deputy Martins Okoth Ochola, Kayihura was detained for two months at the Makindye Military barracks. At

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Otafire and Kayihura

Otafiire: God Punished Kayihura for Me

Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire, the justice and constitution affairs minister, has said he celebrated the sacking and woes of former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. Otafiire told mourners at the funeral of murdered Mutara sub county chairman Jackson Kaginda in Mitooma district that he had prayed for Kayihura’s sacking. A former Ruhinda

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Museveni visits Kayihura Crime Preventers' secretariat

Museveni Meets ‘Kayihura Crime Preventers’ at Night

President Yoweri Museveni Thursday night visited former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura’s crime preventers’ secretariat at Naguru in Kampala. According to a short statement by the National Crime Preventers' Forum (NCPF), Museveni used the visit to “congratulate coordinators who had just completed a one month leadership course at Kyankwanzi and encouraged

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PHOTOS: Kayihura Endorses Age Limit Removal, Museveni Life Presidency

The head of Uganda's Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has handed a spear, shield and framed photo of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party logo, in what has been interpreted as an endorsement of another term in office for the country's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni. Museveni was chief guest at Kayihura's

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Kayihura Wants all Girls, Women in Relationships to be Registered

As a way of stopping women killings in the municipalities of Nansana and Entebbe, the head of Uganda's Police wants all females in love relationships to be registered. "All girls and women in relationships must be registered. How it will be done I don't know," Gen Kale Kayihura told residents of

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Kayihura Elected Afripol Boss

The Inspector General of Uganda Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has been elected the first vice president of the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (Afripol). Gen Kayihura election happened during a three-day high level meeting for African police chiefs in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, from Sunday, May 14 to Tuesday

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Police Speaks Out on Reports of Conniving With Criminals

Uganda police has refuted allegations that its officers were working with the criminal gang members that were paraded by IGP Gen Kale Kayihura at Katwe Police Station on Monday. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye faulted some sections of the media for publishing stories indicating that one

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Kayihura Parades Criminal Gang Members; Here are Their Confessions

Uganda Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura has paraded members of criminal gangs terrorising Kampala before the press at Katwe Police Station in Kampala on Monday. The criminals revealed how they were recruited, how they operated and asked for pardon. Here we publish some of their confessions. “I only raped once in 2009.

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