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09:47
09:47

Six Suspected Thugs Arrested After Breaking Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 1

The youthful male suspects are reported to be part of the youth gangs who are alleged to have broken into 21 shops and an office in Owino market and Kitgum Main Bus park respectively. The thugs made off with several items valued in millions of shillings during the break-in.
07:16
07:16

Two Arrested over Illegal Fishing in Kitgum Community Valley Dam 3

According to Komakech, the arrest follows reports from the local community members after observing the duo selling fresh fish in the villages before alerting the authorities who swung into action and arrested them.
09:14
09:14

Security Launches Crackdown On Cargo Vehicles Violating Restrictions 2

Kitgum Resident district Commissioner, William Komakech, says the move follows reports that some cargo trucks and pickups have evolved into passenger service vehicles. While announcing the second lockdown, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni banned both private and public transport with the exception of cargo trucks and pickups.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Restriction Enforcement Stirs Border Dispute in Kitgum 2

The conflict started after authorities in Mucwini Sub County reportedly set up a security checkpoint along the Kitgum-South Sudan highway at Ayoma village which is located in Pamolo Parish, Labongo Layamo Sub County.
13:00
13:00

S. Sudan Authorities Pursue Ugandan Housemaid for Theft of USD 5000 1

The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.
16:33
16:33

Former Kitgum District Youth Chairperson Arrested For Selling Gov't Motorcycle 1

Oryema told detectives that he sold the motorcycle at 2 Million Shillings to a person identified only as Nyeko a resident of corner mission Cell in the Pandwong division of Kitgum Municipality.
16:40
16:40

Two Arrested over Fuel Theft in Kitgum 2 2

David Aisu the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer identified the suspects as Ronald Zemuswa the operator of the wheel loader and Eddie Watmon a Boda Boda cyclist.
08:13
08:13

Investigation On South Sudan Gang Incomplete-Army 1

Maj Flavia Terimulungi, the 5th Infantry Division Spokesperson however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the suspects couldn’t appear in court last week because they were still undergoing investigation.
15:05
15:05

Kitgum Residents Intercept Truck Carrying Stolen Livestock 2

The chairperson of security surveillance for the Pager division Agnes Atim Onek, says that the FUSO truck registration number UBF 400C was transporting 22 herds of cattle to Kampala.
17:12
17:12

56-Year- Old Man in Kitgum Struggles to Seek Justice 2 1

According to Okeny, on May 1, Odiya who is attached to Namukora Police Station together with some sub-county officials stormed his home to arrest him. Okeny explains that when he resisted, officers beat him and later bundled him into a vehicle and abandoned him at Namukora Health Centre IV.
12:38
12:38

Division Chairperson Injured in Family Land Row in Kitgum

Ocan who is the Pandwong Division LCV Councilor elect was reportedly hit on the head and flogged several times on Saturday evening from bola Village in Pajimo Parish, Labongo Akwang Sub-county.
19:44
19:44

Illegal Loggers Break into Kitgum District Yard, Attempt to Steal Impounded Logs 2 3

According to Komakech, their vehicles which include, the crane mounted truck registration numbers UAF 422B and another trailer registration number UBB 826X / UAL 210X have since been impounded while three other suspects, whom he declined to name are now held in police custody.
13:39
13:39

Kitgum Leaders Demand Punitive Action Against Armed S. Sudan Bandits Orom East Subcounty 2 3

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an earlier interview that the suspects will be handed over to South Sudan authorities upon the completition of their investigations. According to Komakech, the handover of the suspects is a good gesture towards promoting peace among the two countries and people occupying the international boundaries.
15:30
15:30

Chinese Contractor Loses UGX114M to Theft, Vandalism 2 1

The equipment worth over 32,000 US dollars that were stolen includes 23 gate valves, 18 adapters flanges, 6 T-flanges and 8 taper flanges while 9 manhole inspection covers have since been vandalized by yet unknown people.
09:31
09:31

Kitgum CCTV Cameras Non-Functional, A Year After Installation 3

The Aswa River Region police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema confirmed that the cameras have not been working due to missing configuration of its signals from the antennas that subsequently is sent to the system’s control rooms.
21:22
21:22

Seven Injured in Lamwo Land Row Madiopei sub-county 3 6

The victims currently receiving treatment at Madi-opei Health Center IV in Madi-opei Sub-county were attacked from their homes on Tuesday morning in Lobalokodi village in Pobura Parish.
19:30
19:30

Four Armed South Sudanese Arrested in Kitgum Orom East Subcounty 2 1

Fifth Infantry Division Commander Brig William Bainomugisha says the frequent incursion of bandits from South Sudan into Uganda is a result of a large number of illegal guns in the hands of locals following the long civil unrest.
12:48
12:48

Police Distances Gen Lokech from Odonga Otto’s Arrest 3 2

The Deputy Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate, Francis Olugu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the claims that Gen Lokech was behind Otto’s arrest are false. Olugu notes that the cases against Otto occurred between 2018 and 2019 before Gen Lokech joined the Uganda Police Force.
11:45
11:45

Jilted Man Kills Two-Months-Old Baby During Fight With Ex-Wife

The suspect identified as Raymond Akena reportedly killed the baby during a fight with his ex-wife Vicky Akanyo from her home, in Kaolo Cell, Namokora Sub-county, where she had married another man. Akena is said to have hit the boy’s head on the ground on Sunday morning.
14:00
14:00

Deputy IGP Warns RDCs, DPCs and Politicians on Aiding Illegal Logging 1

Without mentioning names, Lokech castigated the alleged involvement of some RDCs, DPCs and politicians who were using their positions to exploit and abate illegal logging of endangered tree species in the Acholi Sub region without recognizing the diverse impacts of environmental degradation.
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