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10:05
10:05

Businessman Shot Dead in Jinja 1

Malore is reported to have been shot dead by two attackers who were riding on a numberless motorcycle. He had just arrived at his home in Buweera village, in Buwenge sub-county at around 9 p.m. when the two men dressed in black jackets and helmets, descended on him ending his life instantly.
10:07
10:07

Toddler Killed in House Fire child

Wayelo's mother, Florence Achan says that they live in a deserted area and only noticed the fire when they saw huge flames. "Our house is located near the wetland and our neighbours who live about 100 meters away only noticed the fire when it had already spread all over the house," she said.
12:36
12:36

Jinja Coffee Dealer Found Dead In Guest House

The deceased's body is lying at Buwenge health center IV mortuary pending an autopsy. Mugaya has been operating large coffee stores throughout Busoga sub-region and is a renowned coffee farmer in Jinja, Luuka and Kamuli districts.
15:43
15:43

Police Blame Jinja Church Fire on Land Wrangles conflict resolution 3 3

According to information obtained by our reporter, Bagaga reportedly sold one acre of land to the presiding apostle of the church, Joseph Muwanguzi in 2015 for an unspecified amount of money. However, in mid-2017, he tasked the church leadership to add him more money, saying that they duped him with less money since the land sits in a prime area.
10:16
10:16

Two Die In Jinja Church Fire Mpumudde 1

The two males, whose identities are yet to be disclosed, were part of the people who converged in the church for overnight prayers on Wednesday.
15:57
15:57

Wanted Man Attempts to Commit Suicide investigation 1 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that after stabbing his wife, Tenywa sought refuge at his friend's home in Buyengo town council, in Jinja district. He allegedly told his friend his wife had sent him away after a bitter split.
12:57
12:57

Husband Stabs Wife to Death in Jinja City home

The LC ! CHairman Paul Batambuze said: "Nabirye reported to us how Tenywa had subjected her and the children to inhumane treatment, however, all efforts of arresting him failed, since he could stealthily escape from us."
12:01
12:01

Jinja Pastor Arrested Over Suspected Child Trafficking, Defilement region 2

A 10-year-old girl from Budaka district, whose name has been withheld, says that Muwanguzi promised to pay for her education. “Muwanguzi took me from my parents in early February 2022 and promised to foot my school dues, only to lock us up in the church since then to date,” she said.
07:07
07:07

Gunmen Rob Indian Shop In Jinja City UPDF 1 1

Muzafalu Mbago, a street vendor within the area, says that two of the gunmen first masqueraded as customers and entered the shop before their accomplices who had parked outside the shop for close to 15 minutes joined them.
06:54
06:54

Fire Guts 25 Stalls in Napier Market Southern 1 Top story

Eyewitnesses say that one of the walls in the market collapsed on the lockups hosting gas cylinders forcing them to burst. The leaking gas is reported to have spilt over before sparking off big flames of fire, which quickly spread to the rest of the neighbouring stalls.
12:42
12:42

Projectile Destroys House, Bugembe Prison Cell Jinja 1

This morning, a team of counter-terrorism police personnel rushed to Igenge village to assemble the fragments to ascertain the source of the projectile. The officers recovered two oval-shaped metallic pieces believed to be part of the fragments released by the projectile from the Bugembe prisons compound and Igenge village.
11:20
11:20

Two Arrested For Killing Motorcyclist in Jinja police spokesperson 1 1

The suspects who are locked up at Kiira East-Central police station are Paul Kalimungabo and Ramadhan Kapeere. They were picked up on Wednesday morning after residents who saw Kalimungabo depart with Mukisa tipped off police authorities.
14:35
14:35

St. Joseph School Fire Attributed to Poor Electricity Connection James Mubi 1

The Kiira Regional Police spokesperson, James Mubi, says that detectives inspected the dormitory and found several illegal connections on the school premises.
07:08
07:08

Police Confirm Death of Student in Jinja School Fire Kiira 1

Eight other students collapsed following the loss of their property and were rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for further management. It is reported that the fire broke out in the boys' dormitories around 7:00 pm.
15:06
15:06

State House Officials Blame Oxygen Cylinder Thefts in Jinja on Administration Gaps security guard 1 2

Karugaba further stresses that, the unit has investigated several cases of misconduct, theft of government drugs and theft of equipment in Jinja hospital within the past five years, however, criminal actors keep evolving and employing new tactics.
17:22
17:22

Woman Arrested over Killing of her Husband after 20 Years in Marriage police spokesperson

After reportedly battering her husband to death, Namakula reportedly called his relatives saying he had succumbed to flu.
12:52
12:52

15 Oxygen Cylinders from Jinja Hospital Recovered from Factory police station 1 Top story

A source from the records department told URN on condition of anonymity that some health workers blocked them from availing the health ministry the exact number of the cylinders, which had been donated to the hospital by well-wishers.
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