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‘Arrest him’: KAMPALA – The Electoral Commission has asked the Yumbe District Police Commander to arrest Ali Aluma, the district council chairman, for allegedly meddling with the ongoing parliamentary by-election for Aringa county. The commission de

‘Arrest him’: KAMPALA – The Electoral Commission has asked the Yumbe District Police Commander to arrest Ali Aluma, the district council chairman, for allegedly meddling with the ongoing parliamentary by-election for Aringa county. The commission de

‘Arrest him’ KAMPALA – The Electoral Commission has asked the Yumbe District Police Commander to arrest Ali Aluma, the district council chairman, for allegedly meddling with the ongoing parliamentary by-election for Aringa county. The commission deputy chairperson, Mrs. Flora Nkurukenda, yesterday said they had information that Aluma was using the commission district office vehicle to ferry voters to some polling stations in Midigo sub-county. ----- ISO man held KAMPALA – The Police yesterday arrested an Internal Security Organisation (ISO) officer for allegedly assaulting and pointing a pistol at a Green Boat car-parking aide. Officers at the Central Police Station identified the ISO officer as John Rubabanza, now detained at the station. The Kampala Central Divisional Police Commander, Mr. Epodoi, said Rubabanza was picked up by officers aboard the Police vehicle used by the Central Region Police Commander, Chris Bakesiima. ----- Cops sacked LUWEERO – The district has dismissed 14 Police officers and prison warders over misconduct and inefficiency. The dismissals effected on Wednesday by the Chief Administrative Officer, Simon Mpiira, followed a decision of the district Police committee, which sat recently. Among the dismissed were eight local administration police officers and five prison staff. ----- Crash kids KAMPALA – The three children injured in a car crash that killed a driver to Police chief Maj. Gen. Katumba Wamala, three days ago, are still in hospital. They are Leon Matovu, 10, Katumba’s nephew, who is in a coma in Mulago Hospital. Others are Madina Mutyaba, 11, and Amuza Mutyaba, 10. ----- Man charged JINJA — A man who was found in possession of 49 rolls of bhangi was charged on Thursday. The Police arrested David Ngalo, a hawker from Jinja central market after a tip off. He was charged with being in possession of narcotic drugs, an offence that contravene section 48 and 86 (2) (a) of the international control act 1993. ----- Illegal gun MOROTO — A karimojong warrior who works as the night watchman for Moroto High school on wednesday handed in his illegal gun to the headmaster, Mr. George Ruremire. John Akol, of nadunget handed in a sub-machine gun registration number 8-46940 with 12 bullets. The gun was handed over to Lt.Jacob Loumo of the joint military and civic disarmament monitoring committee. ----- Power cut KAMPALA — A Technical fault at Mutundwe transmission sub-station caused a power shutdown in most parts of the country yesterday morning. UEDCL Public Relations Officer Edward Twine said the fault caused power interruptions in central and western Uganda. ----- Murder case KAMPALA — A man was charged with murder yesterday at Buganda Road Court. Levi Lwanga, 22, of Bakuli Hill, Rubaga Division, allegedly murdered Police constable Okalang. Appearing before Grade One Magistrate Sylvia Namubiru, Lwanga denied the charge. The prosecution alleged that Lwanga committed the crime on January 8 at Kireka. ----- Man freed KAMPALA — Buganda Road Court on Wednesday set free a man who was facing theft charges after he asked the Magistrate for forgiveness. Kassim Kyemba, 18, of Ggaba-Bunga, allegedly stole eight letters and a number of parcels belonging to the Post Office. Appearing before Grade One Magistrate Sylvia Namubiru, Kyemba said he did not intend to steal. ----- LDU held MASAKA — The Police on Tuesday arrested Kiwanuka Mwagale, a local defence commander for Katwe-Butego division for allegedly conniving with army men to assault a Police constable. His two co-accused are reportedly still on the run. The District Police Commander, Steven Kasiima, warned that the Police would not tolerate such barbaric acts. One charged JINJA — A man, who allegedly stole a canoe before going into hiding on an island, was on Thursday charged with theft. Hassan Mukama, 35, on the night of January 29 at Masese landing site, allegedly stole the canoe valued at sh800,000. The canoe reportedly belonged to Joseph Mukwana. Mukama appeared before Chief Magistrate Roy Byaruhanga.

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