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20:45
20:45

UPDF to Beef Up Security in Karamoja Sub Region - Lt. Gen Kainerugaba Deployment

Lt Gen Kainerugaba also encouraged the Karimojong leaders to stop fighting each other but promised deploy more forces to the region of over 320 new legs to each district in the region.
19:46
19:46

Sixteen Arrested in Moroto Over Cattle Rustling UPDF 2

The 16 were apprehended today, Sunday in Nadunget Sub County during a peaceful identification exercise for over 1,700 impounded cattle from Kodonyo and Napar-Kwangan parishes in Lopuyo Sub County, Moroto district.
07:10
07:10

Business Picking Up in Moroto After Lockdown business in moroto 2 2

Paul Loduk, a cattle trader from Moroto notes that the reopening of markets has enabled people to buy the goods and access services of their choice to satisfy their needs fully.
12:54
12:54

Police Officers Walk 10KM to Work 5

The Acting Town Clerk Nadunget Town Council, John Bosco Moru evicted the officers last week to pave way for the renovation of the structures to allow town council staff to move in.
13:59
13:59

UPDF Back to Drawing Board Over Disarmament of Karimojong Gen Peter Elwelu 1 1

So far 88 guns have been recovered out of the estimated 500 illegal firearms in Karamoja, says the Division Commander, Brig. Joseph Balikudembe who has led the two-fold disarmament that includes, voluntary and cordon and search operations
13:09
13:09

14 Guns Recovered From LDU Deserters in Seven Days illegal firearms 1

Police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF are conducting voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region located in the neighbourhood of the armed communities of Turkana in Kenta and Toposa in South Sudan's Toposa.
09:26
09:26

Construction of Seven Police Posts in Karamoja Sub Region Underway OPM 1

Construction is underway at the selected sub counties, some at border points where there has been no police presence at all.
11:39
11:39

One Jie Warrior Killed in Napak District Cattle rustlers

A group of about seven warriors from Kotido district on Friday night raided 41 heads of cattle from a kraal in Apeitolim
07:40
07:40

Police to Deploy 2,500 in Karamoja security 1 1

The deployment follows a directive from President Yoweri Museveni during his recent visit to the sub-region following a sustained upsurge of insecurity orchestrated by armed warriors.
14:51
14:51

Police in Karamoja Step Up Sensitization Drive on Disarmament 1

The sensitization, headed by the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Commander Francis Chemustu, comprises of DPCs, Astu commandants, UPDF area commander GISOs and other security personnel.
15:30
15:30

200 Detained For Illegal Possession of Firearms in Karamoja UPDF 1 1 Top story

The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
11:50
11:50

Recovery of Stolen Cattle High in Karamoja police 1

All recovered cattle are given back to the rightful owner within 72 hours according to a local resolution reached between the community and security forces in the operation.
08:10
08:10

Moroto Municipality Gets Food Assistance Amidst Hunger, Lock Down OPM 3 1

Anne Grace Aleper, a resident of Bazzar village in North Division has lauded local leaders for voicing community problems including food insecurity. She explains that this season is disastrous because sunshine destroyed their crops.
16:41
16:41

Renowned Cattle Rustler Hands Self to UPDF, Seeks Gov't Support 3rd updf division 4 1

Peter Achucu Lokiru, a renowned raider responsible for raids in Karamoja and Turkana handed over himself to the army at the 3rd Division Headquarters in Moroto and promised to work with the UPDF and local authorities to persuade his fellow warriors to abandon the jungles and hand over their weapons voluntarily.
15:03
15:03

ASTU Loses Armored Vehicle to Accident

The Mt. Moroto Region Police spokesperson, Mike Longole, says the accident could have been a result of a mechanical. “We are still piecing up information but it looks there was a mechanical failure before the accident. The driver veered off-road,” he said of the accident.
06:51
06:51

MPs Conclude Peace Mission in Karamoja 3

The more than 20 legislators travelling in one bus moved from one district to another from Thursday spreading a message of peace and consulting the people how the region can sustain durable peace. They finalized the tour with discussions with the residents of Abim district where the cattle raids have been common since late 2015.
17:16
17:16

Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 2 1

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
10:55
10:55

UPDF Injures One Karimojong Cattle Rustler During Clash in Moroto 1

Major Peter Mugisa the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson said the Matheniko warriors of Moroto had crossed to Napak district and raided 37 animals which he said all the animals were recovered.
17:33
17:33

Karimojong Surrender Only Two Guns in Two Months of Voluntary Disarmament Karamoja Sub Region 1

Maj. Mugisa also revealed that unlike the first disarmament where the army was only after illegal guns, the new phase of disarmament will also look at bows and arrows especially from the notorious category of warriors that he notes have been listed by the security agencies.
14:47
14:47

Karamoja Residents Fear as Former SPCs Retain Police Uniforms salary arrears 5

Peter Deyong, a resident of Moroto Municipality says that they have fears that some of the SPCs may engage in criminal activities using the uniforms. “We fear they may use these uniforms to engage in crime,” he told URN on Tuesday.
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