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15:05
15:05

Police Fire Teargas at FDC Supporters in Kitgum 9

This was after less than a hundred locals joined a procession to welcome FDC party president Patrick Amuriat Oboi and four time FDC party presidential candidate Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye in Pandwong Division.
13:20
13:20

UPDF Retain Guns, Ammunitions Captured from South Sudan Bandits 2 2 Top story

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, said it’s the responsibility of the South Sudan government to ensure that the suspects are prosecuted but reiterated that handing over guns intercepted in a sovereign state is illegal. “We have done our part in capturing; detaining and now we have handed over the culprits back to you. It’s up to you to prosecute them or let them go free,” said Komakech.
09:05
09:05

Uganda Releases 15 Suspected South Sudanese Bandits 5 2

Two of the suspects were arrested from Palabek Ogili sub-county in Lamwo district armed with two guns and grenades while 13 were apprehended in Orom sub-county Sub-county in Kitgum district armed with five guns.
09:03
09:03

Covid-19 Restrictions Aided Crime Free New Year Celebrations in Acholi Aswa River Region 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says for the first time, the new year celebration in Acholi sub-region went on peacefully without crimes like murder, rape, and grave assault among others reported to the police.
17:41
17:41

Newly Passed Out SPCs in Kitgum Warned Against Violence Kitgum Municipality 1 1

Thomas Eyaku, the Kitgum District Police Commander revealed that the Special Police Constables shall be deployed alongside senior officers.
13:39
13:39

Kitgum Security to Release 13 Armed South Sudan Intruders 1 2

The suspects, all residents of Ikotos County in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatorial State were arrested by Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers on December 20, from Okuti parish in Orom Sub County
08:37
08:37

I’m In Talks With US Government Over Security Brutality-Kyagulanyi 2 1 Top story

His remarks come just two days after the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo issued a statement indicating that the US is closely paying attention to the actions of some individuals seeking to impede the democratic processes in Uganda ahead of the 2021 general elections.
13:36
13:36

Security Beefed in Kitgum, Agago over Cattle Thefts Karimojong Warriors 1 1

The deployment of Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel follows intelligence reports of an intended raid by Karimojong warriors as the festive season approaches, according to security sources.
10:48
10:48

Suspected Jie Warrior Killed, Four Others Injured in Kitgum 1

The warriors who were five and armed with one rifle were told to surrender but refused forcing the soldiers to shoot at them
11:45
11:45

Archbishop Odama Cautions Uganda, South Sudan over Boundary Row 2 1

Archbishop Odama says the two neighbouring countries share a lot in common historically and notes that both sides gain nothing in engaging in conflicts to address a mishap.
06:44
06:44

Uganda, South Sudan Army Trade Blame Over Boundary Clashes 2 Top story

According to Lt. Col Akiiki, when the army received information from residents, UPDF troops moved from Ngomoromo to Ted Nagwe on a fact-finding mission but met resistance from the SSPDF soldiers who opened fire at them.
17:32
17:32

Heavy Deployment As EC Conducts Nominations in Kitgum 1 1

The armed police officers were deployed as early as 7 am around the precincts of the district headquarters. Numerous roadblocks were mounted some 100 meters in various road intersections leading to the nomination venue.
21:21
21:21

Vigilante in Kitgum Kill Suspected Karimojong Warrior Orom Sub county

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech told URN in an interview that the deceased was part of two other armed warriors who had invaded Kamading village on the fateful morning from Kotido district.
20:49
20:49

Live Bullets, Teargas Rock Kitgum as Police Battles Rowdy Locals 1

The locals who had participated in the NRM primary elections in Lalekan polling station in Kiteny village demanded to get all Kiteny sub-county results from the presiding officer to enable them to understand the results between incumbent Chua East legislator Henry Okello Oryem and Godfrey Luwo who was reportedly leading in most polling stations.
20:29
20:29

Guards Shoot Dead Thug At Gulu University-Kitgum Campus

The unidentified male thug had reportedly looted an office chair from the administration offices when the guards shot him, killing him on the spot.
04:58
04:58

NUP Reopens Kitgum Offices Against Security Directives 1

Tony Olanya Olenge, the People Power movement/NUP Regional Coordinator for Acholi Sub-region says they have now decided to open their offices, with or without approval from the RDC, to serve their supporters who have no permanent address to meet for party activities.
05:37
05:37

Security Maintains Closure of NUP Offices in Kitgum 1 2

Tony Olanya Olenge, the people power movement/ NUP Regional Coordinator for Acholi told URN in an interview that they officially wrote to the district security and expected to have their office opened. However, he adds, their efforts have been frustrated.
17:07
17:07

Police Blocks Establishment Of NUP Offices In Kitgum 1

Eyaku says the People power activists and NUP party officials have not officially notified the District Security Committee of their intention to open an office in the district.
17:22
17:22

UPDF Impersonator Arrested in Kitgum 2

The suspect, identified as Brian Omara alias Vincent Onyang was arrested while drunk and donning full military uniform in Kitgum Municipality on Tuesday.
05:55
05:55

Army Recovers 39 Cattle Looted by Suspected Karamojong Warriors in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2

The warriors reportedly raided Agoromin village in Lolwa Parish at about 5 pm on Monday evening and looted 60 animals belonging to Calvin Ocaya, a livestock farmer in the area. 26 of the looted animals were Freshian while 34 were local breeds, security personnel reported.
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