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UPDF Withdraws LDUs from Streets

There will be no more Local Defense Unit (LDU) officers on the streets. The Uganda People’s Defense Defense (UPDF) subsidiary force has been withdrawn and recalled back to their respective bases. The LDUs, according to major Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of UPDF 1st Division, will now focus on community policing. The withdraw

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8 UPDF and LDU Officers Charged With Manslaughter

The Division Court martial, of the UPDF 1 infantry division has convened and charged 8 Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) and Local Defense Unit (Unit) LDU personnel of different offences. The seven member court, under the chairmanship of Col. Sam Mugyenyi, heard cases that ranged from man slaughter, careless shooting while

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Seven LDUs Jailed for Beating Civilians

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces 1st Infantry has convicted and sentenced seven Local Defense Unit Personnel (LDU) and one civilian at Kakiri Division headquarters. The convicted are; Bango Godfrey,  Lumansi Paul, Onyango Boaz, all of Kampala central battalion and LDUs,  Mulenzi Emmanuel, Niyagaba Benson and Okolongo Grievance of Kawempe battalion. The

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Museveni Passes Out Over 6,000 LDU Trainees

The President of the Republic of Uganda and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF) H.E Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commended Local Defence Unit (LDU) trainees for being a disciplined and trainable force that managed to acquire the basic military skills and knowledge within a short period of

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