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19:55
19:55

Police Blocks Presidential Candidate Amuriat’s Rally in Pabbo Town Council Kitgum Municipality 2 1

Tensions ensured after Amuriat’s entourage led by Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson stormed the Town Council to address enthusiastic supporters but police swung into action and blocked them.
16:42
16:42

Police Quells Planned Demonstration by Amuru Leaders Against RDC delayed payments 3 1

The demonstration relates to the protracted confusion in the sale of 10,000 hectares of land for the establishment of Madhvani Sugar Factory in 2017. The surveyed land belonged to 209 households in the areas of Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lwak Obito, Lujoro and Bana villages in Amuru Sub-county.
18:37
18:37

Fire Threat, Looming Flash Floods Worry Elegu Leaders River Unyama 3 1

Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
10:17
10:17

COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu, Another Missing Amuru District 1 Top story

Martine Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chairperson also the coordinator District Task Force, says the interception of trucker, brings to three number of positive cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
17:40
17:40

COVID-19 Positive Kenyan Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu Elegu Town Council, 1 Top story

A team of police backed Amuru COVID-19 Task Force and health workers searched for the driver in Elegu Town Council only to realise that his truck was being driven by another person. The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the team persisted and searched for the driver until 1:00pm when he was found at BLD parking yard in Elegu.
11:58
11:58

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre quarantine centers 1

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
10:53
10:53

Five Arrested for Abducting 60-Year-Old Man in Amuru Lamogi Sub-County 1

The victims were abducted on Monday night by unknown people who were armed with sharp and lethal objects.
19:47
19:47

Suspected Kidnappers Demand UGX 400,000 Ransom for 16-year old Boy in Elegu Atiak Sub-County 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim’s mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim’s contact before he is released.
10:42
10:42

Another Inferno Razes 7 Blocks of Atiak Sugarcane Plantation 2 1 Top story

Dr Amina Hersi Moghe, the Director of Atiak Sugar Factory, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Holdings Company Ltd, says the fire broke out around 12:30pm on Tuesday afternoon but was ignored.
10:43
10:43

SPLA Soldier Arrested at Elegu Border for Illegal Gun Possesion Elegu Border Post

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Tuesday that Deng was apprehended on Monday evening by security at Elegu border check point shortly after entering Uganda illegally.
13:04
13:04

Atiak Sugar Industry: Police Recommends Action to Avert Fire Outbreaks charcoal burning 3 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
14:55
14:55

Retired UPDF Major Arrested for Inciting Violence in Amuru 1

It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
08:32
08:32

Missing Children in Amuru Worry Authorities Unyama River 1 Top story

Florence Nambalilwa, Kyagulanyi’s grandmother, a resident of Lorikwo West village in Elegu Town Council, says the deceased disappeared on December 29th, 2019 only to be found dead on January 3rd, 2020. Kyagulanyi met his death days after visiting his grandmother for Christmas from Kayunga district.
18:17
18:17

Police Rescues Ugandan Kidnapped in South Sudan 1

Information obtained by police indicate that Issa Likambo Aziz illegally entered South Sudan capital, Juba on January 6th through Elegu international border post to smuggle cigarettes and was kidnapped by unknown assailants who detained for three days.
08:00
08:00

Madi Chief to Rally Subjects Against Depletion of Zoka Forest Apaa 1 4

Stephen Drani, the head of the institution told URN in an interview in Gulu that the level of impunity and lawlessness being exhibited by highly placed individuals in government who plunder the forest resource is unceasingly worrying.
07:43
07:43

Apaa Residents Decry Arrests by Security Personnel Gazi village 1 4

13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA rangers and taken to Openy Jiji prison in Adjumani.
18:07
18:07

Police, UWA on the Spot for Violating Suspect's Rights Anthony Akol Top story

Wilson Acuma, the leader of Apaa residents, says the suspects were arrested by officers from Adjumani central prison and taken to Openjinji prisons without recording statements. Anthony Akol, the Kilak South MP has promised to raise the matter with the judiciary, top UWA and Police officials to expose how their personnel are conducting their duties.
14:20
14:20

Police Crack Down Criminal Gang in Amuru Amuru Town Council. 2 1

According to Emmanuel Bwambale, the Amuru District Police Commander, up to 25 core members of the group, two of whom were females were arrested in a night operation conducted last month.
15:31
15:31

Amuru Residents Blame Police for Laxity Amuru Town Council 2

Aswa river region police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema however, admitted that police hierarchies discovered numerous gaps and weaknesses depicted by Amuru police personnel during the community policing program.
15:54
15:54

DPC Named In Iron Sheet Theft 1 1

The DPC, Abbey Ngako says he was given the iron sheets by the district chairman, Anthony Omach. Omach however says this is not true and the DPC should answer for the stolen iron sheets.
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