Kayima replaces Asan Kasingye as Police spokesperson

Kayima replaces Asan Kasingye as Police spokesperson

Asan Kasingye has been removed from his post as Police Spokesman and replaced by Kayima Emiliano who has been Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman, TheUgandan can exclusively report. Mr Kasingye, who joined police in the late 1980s, has been working in community policing department for most of his time but has not impressed in less than […]

Police on why Ugandan men are killing their wives

Police on why Ugandan men are killing their wives

The recent resurgence of crimes of passions has raised alarm in society. In the last month alone four Ugandans murdered their spouses over trivial matters as in the case Felix Okoth and Fahima Natooro. The Uganda Domestic Violence Act 2010 defines domestic violence broadly to include physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, psychological, and economic abuse of […]

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

Uganda Police has denied holding suspects in ungazzetted police stations despite facing a global backlash due to the now widely publicised torture at Nalufenya in Jinja District this year. Recently Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)  revealed its difficulty in locating safe houses used by security agencies to torture suspects. But the Police Spokesperson has denied […]

Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya police facility in Jinja district are on spot for blocking a mother in their custody from breastfeeding her 7-months-old baby further paints a grim picture of the detention centre with suspects detained incommunicado beyond the legal 48 hours allowed in a facility not gazzeted as a police facility. The latest revelation follow yesterday’s two blunt […]