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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 3 2

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 6 3

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.
15:53
15:53

Headteacher Accused of Embezzling UPE Funds in Kitgum 4

The Chairperson of the School Management Committee Samuel Ochola alleges that the school headteacher Patrick Omal reportedly forged his signature and that of the treasurer to withdraw the said funds in two separate transactions from the school bank account.
09:39
09:39

Residents Hold Illegal Loggers, Impound Over 1000 Bags of Charcoal, Timber 2

Lokung Sub County LC V Councilor, David Ocan Kasisi says they swung into action after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents indicating that close to over 200 none residents led by Habib Mwanje had pitched camp in the bushes in Omuwa and were indiscriminately destroying the natural forest cover.
17:07
17:07

Head Teachers in Kitgum Fail to Account for UGX 21M COVID-19 Funds 2 1

Each school received 1.5 Million Shillings for the procurement of hand sanitizers, hand washing equipment, thermometers, soap and detergents amidst other basic requirements.
15:18
15:18

School Operating Drug Shops in Kitgum Municipality 3

Alfred Akubo, the Kitgum District Drug Inspector disclosed this during a stakeholder’s engagement convened by the National Drug Authority (NDA) to sensitize the public, drug shop owners and pharmacists on compliance and standards.
09:44
09:44

Family Demands Answers Over Death of Gulu EC Staff 3 1

Speaking on behalf of the bereaved family, Walter Nyeko Okello asked the police to investigate the death of their son.
09:50
09:50

Lamwo RDC Under Investigation over Alleged Electoral Offences 1 1

The investigation is being headed by the Commissioner of Police Francis Olugu, who is overseeing electoral ffences in Acholi Sub-region. It stems from a complaint raised by incumbent Lamwo District Woman Legislator Molly Lanyero.
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.
09:25
09:25

Thugs Breaks Into NIRA Office Steal National IDs, Equipment 1

The Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson, Qurino Olum, says the thugs broke into the production department offices where NIRA often charges its equipment. He says the thugs made off with an unspecified number of national identity cards, a laptop, an external battery and charger that were being in the ongoing distribution of the IDs.
07:29
07:29

Kitgum Diocese Resorts to Door to Door Campaign to Curb Gender Based Violence 3

According to Bishop Kitara, under the campaign the over 600 clergy, catechists and lay leaders affiliated to the diocese that covers Lamwo, Pader, Agago and Kitgum district will visit homesteads to raise awareness against Gender Based Violence.
16:33
16:33

School Teacher in Kitgum Arrested over Theft of Text Books 1

Julius Peter Otto, the Omiya Anyima Sub-county LCIII Chairperson, who ordered for the arrest of the suspect, says he got a tip-off from concerned residents who had sighted him selling textbooks in bars on separate occasions.
11:57
11:57

Farmers Resort to Snares to Catch Produce Thieves 2 1 Top story

Rose Anena, a farmer in Lokung Sub County in Lamwo district is one of the farmers who fell victim to the theft of approximately 1,800 kilograms of simsim. According to Anena, thieves raid their gardens mainly in the night or when it is raining.
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