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07:36
07:36

Two Arrested For Offering UGX 2M Bribe to Police Officer investigation 1 1

The suspects, identified as Annet Ajikia and Brian Nyakuta, both residents of Nyio Village, Nyio Parish, Vurra Sub County in Arua District, were arrested on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
18:20
18:20

Fire Guts 23 Houses in Arua City 2

Esau Juruni, the LCI Chairperson for Nunu cell in Ayivu Division in Arua City said the fire started on Thursday at around 8:00 pm from one of the houses in the area.
10:58
10:58

Two Family Members Die in Maracha Road Accident Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the Police Spokesperson for the West Nile region explains that the accident occurred when the two victims who were riding on the same motorcycle rammed into a stationary Fuso Fighter vehicle that had developed a mechanical fault.
09:37
09:37

Two killed, Four Injured in Arua City Road Crash Josephine Angucia 1

Preliminary investigations indicate that the Toyota Harrier, which was traveling from the Koboko side to Arua City, lost control and collided with the Toyota Corolla coming from Arua City and headed towards the Koboko side.
12:51
12:51

Electrician in Zombo Arrested Over Death of Two Children 1 1

Preliminary police reports indicate that the two toddlers drowned on Wednesday in a pit that was reportedly dug by Omirambe, following a heavy downpour in the area.
11:36
11:36

Leaders Hail UPDF for Crackdown on South Sudan Gunmen 4 1

Over the past years, residents along the disputed border areas of Uganda-South Sudan have grappled with invasions by armed assailants from South Sudan into Uganda, especially in Oraba Town Council in Koboko District and Kerwa, Kochi, Midigo Sub-Counties in Yumbe District.
12:02
12:02

Police Probe Theft of Baby at Koboko Hospital 1 1

It is alleged that on the fateful day, an unidentified woman, pretending to be one of the attendants in the Ward, volunteered to help the mother of the twins when her attendant identified as Beatrice Candiru and Hella Drateru, a Midwife had gone out of the Ward to dispose the placenta. However, upon returning to the Ward, they only found the baby girl on the bed with the mother, but the baby boy was missing.
15:21
15:21

Police in Arua City Impound Numberless Motorcycles Used in Robberies 1

The motorcycles which include Senke and Bajaj models were impounded during an intelligence-led operation carried out in the City outskirts on Tuesday.13 suspects were also arrested during the operation.
13:05
13:05

Men in West Nile Overcome Stigma, Report GBV Cases 2 1

Statistics from the Arua Child and Family Protection Unit indicate that 12 cases of GBV against men were recorded in December, 13 cases in January and 10 cases in February, an indication more men in the sub-region are overcoming obstacles to report violence meted against them.
20:01
20:01

Suspect Commits Suicide In Maracha Police Cell 1

Police sources say that the suspect allegedly took advantage of being alone in the cell to commit suicide. He was found dangling on the door burglars of the police cells by one of the police officers at around 6:30pm.
09:51
09:51

Teacher in Terego Arrested for Defiling Daughter Defilement 1 2

One of the victim’s relatives who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity says that Caleku had been sleeping with his daughter under the guise of offering help to her during the night since she was allgedlly suffering from a suspected demon attack.
09:53
09:53

Police Officer in Terego Arrested for Soliciting UGX 200,000 Bribe IGG 1

Deputy Sergeant Sanyu Fatuma Sebbi, the officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations (CID) was arrested on Thursday by detectives from the Inspectorate of Government Arua regional office with the help of police.
10:42
10:42

Five Post Bank Staff in Custody Over Theft of UGX 138M 1 2

Preliminary reports indicate that the money went missing during transit from the Post Bank Arua branch, which is located along Avenue Road in Arua City to Yumbe District, an allegation the bank has since denied.
08:50
08:50

78 Suspects Arrested as Police Bursts Criminal Gang in Arua City 3 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, explained that the operations are meant to tackle the recent surge in cases of Insecurity within the city.
10:17
10:17

Arua District Struggles To Contain Surge in Child Abuse Cases 1 3

According to records at the Child and Family Protection Unit at Arua Central Police station (CPS), the district registered 327 cases of child abuse between June and December 2023.
08:03
08:03

17-Year-Old Girl Killed in Maracha 1

Her body with wounds on the head was discovered on Thursday near a disco hall at Muniaba trading center in Loinya Parish, Yivu sub-county.
10:27
10:27

Newly Married Couple Killed In Arua City Petrol Inferno 1

Josephine Angucia, the Police spokesperson for the West Nile region explains that although the Regional Fire Brigade team rushed to the scene after getting the information at 11:43pm, they found Anguezaru had already burnt beyond recognition. She says that the Fire brigade crew managed to extinguish the fire and saved the neighbouring buildings.
10:19
10:19

Adjumani Battles New Wave of Vehicle Number Plate Theft 1 1

Ignatius Dragudu, the North West Nile Region Police Spokesperson explains that the masterminds mostly target vehicles parked at residential places and by the roadside. According to Dragudu, there is need for increased vigilance and neighbourhood watch among the community amidst the new wave of crime in the district.
11:27
11:27

Arua District DRDIP Desk Officer Arrested Over Theft of UGX 20M 1 1

It is alleged that on December 27, 2023, the two allegedly connived to withdraw 41 million shillings meant for Ombamba village Savings Group Tree planting project under DRDIP in Ajia sub-county but only managed to give 21 million shillings to the group members.
13:11
13:11

Man Arrested for Defiling 5-Year-Old Girl in Maracha 2

It is alleged that the suspect took advantage of the absence of the minor's parents, then lured her to his house on Friday and defiled her before fleeing to an unknown place.
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