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16:11
16:11

Agago Acting DPC, Intelligence Officers Recalled to Police Headquarters 1

Sebirumbi was picked up together with Frederick Nyamisogola, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence at Patongo Police station and Deputy Scene of Crimes Officer (SOCO) Solomon Nasimolo following accusations f Unlawful arrests and detention of suspects, extortion, torture, and selling of impounded motorcycles.
13:06
13:06

Stray Bullet Hits S.4 Student in Agago As Police Battle Demonstrators 1

Lawrence Kidega, a student of Gombe Secondary School in Butambala District was reportedly hit on the left arm while washing clothes in their home compound in Forest Cell in Patongo Town Council.
14:33
14:33

Two Arrested for Inciting Mob Against COVID-19 Patient 2

The patient, a resident of Lagar village, Lira Kato Sub County was diagnosed with COVID-19 and advised to go under home-based care but refused.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
14:05
14:05

Security in Agago Recoveries 26 Stolen Cattle 1 1

Leonard Opio Ojok, the Agago District LC V Chairperson told URN this morning that security traced the footmarks of the suspected rustlers forcing them to abandon the cattle and flee for dear life.
11:06
11:06

Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 1 7

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
13:35
13:35

Man Arrested over his 71-year-old Mother's Murder

According to a report made by Aldo Otto to the Police at Kalongo Police station, the suspect accused his mother of being against his relationship with his wife. Otto noted that the suspect became angry on the fateful day leading to the assault after his mother reportedly cursed him if he proceeds with the relationship.
12:45
12:45

LDU Shoots Himself in Agago District 1

Sources privy to the incident disclosed to URN that Otim’s attempt to end his life could be a result of frustration after failing to make it among LDU’s being integrated into the mainstream Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF.
06:52
06:52

17-year-old Girl Killed In Fight Over Kitenge

Alice Laker reportedly beat up 17-year-old Vicky Ajalo on Saturday afternoon at a water source in Lakee village in Omot Sub-county. Ajalo died on arrival at Omot Health Center III where locals had rushed her for treatment.
15:26
15:26

Christians Mark 102nd Anniversary of Irwa, Okello Martyrdom 9 3

Fr Joseph Okumu, the Rector Wi-polo Martyrs shrine says despite getting directives to host only 70 people, they got overwhelmed with high number of people who turned up at the venue for prayers.
07:57
07:57

One Shot As Suspected Karimojong Warriors Raid Agago District

Raymond Otim, Omiya Pachwa sub county Chairperson told URN in an interview that the victim was shot in the Stomach with a gun
17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
17:23
17:23

Pastor Commits Suicide in Agago

Denis Olweny, the Officer in Charge of Operations at Kalongo Police Station told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the deceased was first discovered by his brother who later alerted local leaders and the police. Olweny says preliminary reports indicate the deceased suffered depression.
18:57
18:57

Lightning Claims Two, Injures Two Others In Agago

Kalongo Town Council LC III Chairperson, Elijah Olaa says they were still trying to get proper identities of the deceased to enable them trace for their relatives.
12:04
12:04

Lightning Kills One in Agago Adilang subcounty

The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Ivan Ebong, a Primary Seven pupil of Lala Primary school.
15:44
15:44

Siblings Arrested for Killing Mother’s Lover In Agago murder 2

George William Kilama, the Paimol Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that the suspects had severally warned the deceased to keep away from their mother.
16:47
16:47

Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
12:13
12:13

Lightening Injures Four Children in Agago lightning strike

Bowman John Opio, a teacher at Atocon primary school told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the children were asleep in a grass thatched hut when the incident happened.
07:29
07:29

LRA Victims Call For Psycho-social Support trauma 3 3

The victims say the war has greatly affected their social lives, even more than a decade after guns fell silent with majority citing trauma as the biggest challenges they continue to battle.
08:47
08:47

Agago Dog Bite Victims Struggling to Get Treatment Agago District

At least 11 people have suffered dog bites in Agago district over the past one week. Peter Odong, the Ogole Parish Council in Lapono Sub County, says the dog bites are common in his area.
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