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20:48
20:48

Mukono Police Division Piles Curfew Suspects in Single-Detention Room 3 1

A police officer who preferred anonymity told URN that the facility was designed to accommodate a maximum of 60 suspects. But, with more people flouting the regulations that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease, there is an increase in arrests, resulting in congestion at the facility.
20:12
20:12

Bundibugyo MP's Task Gov't to Transfer DRC Asylum Seekers refugees 5 1

According to legislators the camp, where they are now, is congested with 2,680 persons recorded from 81 households. They argue that the camp is posing a serious health risk to both the internal and external population after 126 persons tested positive for COVID-19.
17:44
17:44

15 Guns Used in City Murders Still Missing 1 1

A senior detective said a review of their records and videos captured at some of these incidents show different guns were used in the killings. For instance, CCTV footage captured at Cheap General Hardware shows the attackers had four motorcycles each carrying two persons and were all armed.
15:55
15:55

Lira Main Market Vendors to Individually Install Yaka power disconnection 4 1

Richard Okello, the Lira City Commercial officer explained that the city council is struggling to clear the bill to pave way for the sub-metering amidst the challenge of local revenue collection. He says individual vendors will bear the cost of installation, saying the vendor may remove the equipment anytime they decide to quit the market.
15:22
15:22

South Sudan Girl Jumps to Death from Building 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the deceased as Nyameisha Kueth, who has been staying with her stepmother in Nabweru in Nansana Municipality.
12:22
12:22

LCI Chairpersons in Mukono Mobilizing Food for Vulnerable People Who Missed Relief Cash Food Reliefs 3 1

Benedict Mukasa, the Kitega LCI Chairperson notes that they are overwhelmed by people who include taxi touts, roadside vendors and slum dwellers flocking their homes demanding for assistance.
09:55
09:55

Police Arrest Two For Theft of 46 Vehicle Number Plates in Makindye-Ssabagabo 1 2

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that the suspects later led police to their hideout where officers recovered forty-six motor-vehicle number plates. According to Owoyesigyire, police swung into action after receiving numerous complaints from Lubowa, Zzana, Bunamwaya, Katale, Bukwenda, Seguku and Nalumunye areas. "They started from where they stopped upon release from the prison," he says.
09:04
09:04

130 Moroto Prison Escapees Still Missing 1 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Services Spokesperson says that security personnel will at any time recapture all the remaining escapees since the hunt has never been called off.
08:24
08:24

Construction of Police Station in Memory of Late IGP Oryema Stalls Over Land Row Nwoya District 1 3

Last month, the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola approved the establishment of the station and construction was supposed to start immediately.
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