Breaking

Archive

Nov 88 results
19:37
19:37

Suspected Smuggler Shot Dead in Busia 4

Wanjala was reportedly shot dead on Sunday night while attempting to resist arrest at Bubango village along Busia-Jinja High way in Bulumbi Sub County. He was accused of smuggling two cartons of baking flour from neighboring Kenya.
10:12
10:12

Thugs Raid Busia Health Center IV 1 3

Agnes Nabwire, one of the patients, says that she was shocked to wake up in the morning only to find that her bag containing a smartphone, Shillings 30,000 and clothes missing.
10:45
10:45

Child Trafficking On the Rise in Busia District 5 1

According to statistics more than 114 cases of child trafficking and disappearance have been reported from July to September 2021. The statistics indicate that in July 43 children below 15 years were trafficked, 34 in August, and 37 in September.
15:50
15:50

Two Arrested in Busia Over Murder of Money Changer 2

The suspects have been identified as Denis Omar 27, a resident of Abochete village, and Robert Omedi 26, a resident of Syonga village in Sikuda sub-county. They are accused of allegedly killing Steven Egesa, a money changer at Mawero Market.
06:46
06:46

Armed Thugs Shoot Busia Money Changer 2

The deceased’s brother, Fred Bwire says that they were informed about the attack on his sibling by people at the scene. He says that upon their arrival, they found his brother in the pool of blood and tried to rush him to the hospital to save his life in vain.
17:17
17:17

Village Chairperson Impersonator Arrested in Busia 3 1

The suspect has been identified as Ekisa Philip, a resident of Alupe village, Mawero parish in Buteba sub-county. He is accused of disguising as the Alupe village chairman, forming his village committee and forging the office stamp.
18:15
18:15

Youth Arrested for Stealing Impounded Goats at Busia Headquarters 2 2

The suspect has been identified as a 17-year-old Anthony Egesa Okello, a resident of Kisenyi A village in Western division of Busia Municipality.
15:19
15:19

Police Impound Stolen Vehicle At Malaba Border 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region police spokesperson, says that they received information from police headquarters in Kampala about a stolen car that was heading towards the Malaba border.
12:08
12:08

Police Impersonator Arrested In Busia 2

Charles Wanyama Hasuben, the Buhehe Sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that the suspect deployed himself in the Sub-county on October 10, 2021. He explains that upon arrival at Buhehe police station, the suspect claimed that the Busia District Police Commander had deployed him.
14:01
14:01

Woman Arrested in Busia Over Child Trafficking 2

The suspect has been identified as Annet Zahra, a resident of Seme village in Buhehe sub-county. She is accused of kidnapping a 13 year old girl with intention to traffic the minor to an unknown destination in neighboring Kenya.
16:07
16:07

3rd Division Court Martial Sentences Eight Over Illegal Possession of Fire arms 3 2

Capt. Edrin Mawanda, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson, says the 3rd Division Court Martial Chairperson Col. Francis Kateraho convicted the accused on their own plea of guilty.
15:42
15:42

Residents Assault Two UMEME Field Officers For Disconnecting Their Meters 5

Isa Abdu, a resident of Kisenyi A village, says that they were surprised to see the UMEME officers disconnecting their meter boxes without clear reasons.
07:24
07:24

Elderly Man Commits Suicide Citing Pain Resulting From Illness 3

His wife, Betty Nabwire, says that Barasa has been suffering from tuberculosis-TB and swollen legs for the last 15 years. She says that Barasa has been complaining of excessive pain resulting from the illness.
16:19
16:19

Busia Woman in Trouble over Child Neglect 3 1

Her arrest comes after the neighbors got concerned about her locking the minors in the house leaving them without food, and on Sunday reported the matter to the village chairman who intervened and broke the house door to release the children.
17:02
17:02

Hundreds Flee Homes In Busia Over Illegal Power Connections 4

George Offiti, a resident of Arubaine village, says that he fled from his home after receiving a tip from his friends. Offiti explains that he applied for electricity three years ago in vain, which prompted him to tap power from his neighbour.
08:30
08:30

Police Arrest One in Connecttion to Death of An Unidentified Man 3

David Okwara, the Namayenje Village Defense Secretary, says that by the time of his death, the deceased was dressed in white pair of jeans trousers and a white shirt.
15:01
15:01

Former Sub-county Speaker, Two Others In Trouble Over Theft of Kenyan Motorcycle 2

Juma Ali Ramadhan, one of the residents, says that the suspects were trying to evade them but they went undercover and apprehended them.
08:29
08:29

Sub County Chief in Busia Arrested For Embezzlement of UGX 70M 2 2

Patrick Odong, the Masafu sub-county chief is accused of embezzling shillings 49 million that was meant to buy the land and construct the sub-county headquarters.
10:45
10:45

Busia Woman On the Run For Beating Own Children Into Coma 5

Rajab Mudibo Malaba, a resident of Solo B village, says that he pushed away Nambafu who was still assaulting the minors despite the heavy bleeding. Malaba says that he carried the minors who were unconscious and took them to Busia central police station where police entered a case of child abuse vide SD REF 68/09/08/2021.
15:31
15:31

A Family of 10 Homeless As Mob Demolishes Home, Torches Property 5 4

The mob raided the family of David Odoi, a resident of Liwira village in Sere Sub-county on Saturday last week accusing him of poisoning Dominic Owori, who is reportedly unconscious during a drinking spree.
Nov 88 results