Mugume explains that before the police leadership took a decision in 2013 to locally breed, train and deploy sniffer dogs, the available dogs were overwhelmed by the huge number of crimes committed annually.
Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Police Spokesperson, says that Police responded to a call from residents about armed robbers moving in a V8 Land cruiser. She says officers from the field Force unit (FFU) swing into action leading to a fire exchange with the occupants of the vehicle who managed to get away.
Emmanuel Kate, the defense secretary of Tebyoreka zone in Bwaise, says the criminality in Bwaise has worsened. He attributes the high crime rates to the recent eviction of street vendors, which has forced many youths to resort to crime for survival.
The directive by the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among followed a concern by Tororo Woman MP Sarah Opendi that residents of her district who expressed interest in joining the army had been left out, while persons unknown to the area leadership dominated the final recruitment list.
Mohamed Rashid Byanzi, the Soroti City West Division Police Commander says that Eyebu tried to commit suicide after shooting his lover, Lucy Abote at Opportunity Bank Soroti Branch around 5:30 AM Wednesday morning.
Maj. Peter Mugisa, the operation Shuja spokesperson, says that the ADF rebels are still active in the Rwenzori sector where they have concentrated their forces in Biangoro, Lusulube, Djembe, Mwalika, Isle, Taliha, Kabu Wabuwa river, and Semuliki confluence.
“We have had a disturbance by conflicting Christians of CoU and the Reformed Anglican in many churches including Akisim- Kabwele CoU where the Reformed Anglican converts are chasing away the Christians of the Church of Uganda”, Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman said in a text to our reporter.
John Robert Adupa, the LCIII chairperson of the Lotisan sub-county, says that 10 beneficiaries in his sub-county have already lost their goats to armed warriors. He said over 150 Galla goats, 80 local breeds, and 36 cows have been stolen between June and July.