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Bobi Wine Accused of Forging Signatures That Changed NURP to NUP 2 2

The former NURP founder members made the accusations through city lawyer, James Byamukama, who addressed journalists in Kampala on Tuesday. Byamukama said NURP has 395 members who claim that the party name was changed by only 51 members.
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Buliisa Flood Victims Demand to be Resettled Lake Albert 4 1

The victims now want the government to acquire land and have them resettled since the floods are not likely to end soon and could affect their livelihoods for many years.
17:06
17:06

UPDF Captain Arrested Over Alleged Extortion 1

Captain Abaho was arrested alongside his alleged accomplice, Wilberforce Turyakira, by operatives at Café Javas in Kampala on Monday evening.
11:26
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UPDF Bars LDUs from Daytime Operations 1 Top story

A statement by the newly appointed Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, says although LDUs who have completed a fresher training are going to be redeployed, their role is restricted to strengthening night operations to curb crime.
10:59
10:59

Land Protection Police Summons Hoima LC V Chairperson CID 1

The August 5th, 2020 summon from Charles Mutungi, the Commandant of the Land Protection Police Unit, a copy of which URN has obtained, says Kirungi is being investigated for conspiracy to commit felony, criminal trespass, malicious damage and abuse of office.
10:39
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Police Constable Detained for Losing Gun to Thugs 1

Masaka Resident District Commissioner, Herman Ssentongo says although Bitalabeho is hospitalized for treatment for the injuries he sustained on the head and hands during the attack, he is under police custody.
07:53
07:53

Kabale Man Arrested for Hacking Two People to Death 2 2

On Monday, Elly Maate, the Police Spokesperson for Kigezi region says that police together with residents mounted a search for the suspect until he was found hiding in a bush in Kaharo.
07:48
07:48

Village Chairman Stabs Defense Secretary After Political Spat 6 2

Tumusiime, who is currently admitted at Kabale Hospital told our reporter on Monday afternoon that Bonane waylaid him on his way home from Nyamiyaga trading centre after a disagreement on the candidates to support for the Rubanda East Parliamentary seat.
05:04
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Pump Attendant Arrested for Conniving with Robbers to Steal UGX 3.4m 1 1

The suspect is John Baptist Busobozi, 26, a resident of Karama trading centre in Kakindo sub-county, Kakumiro district. He is accused of conniving with three, yet to be identified, robbers who raided the fuel station in the wee hours of Monday.
04:56
04:56

Four Police Officers, Three Civilians Injured in Koboko Fracas 2 3

However, the police responded by firing teargas at the supporters of Dr Charles Ayume, who in turn became rowdy and pelted stones at the officers. A police report released on Monday indicates that four of police officers sustained injuries in the fracas with one of the officers nursing a fractured limb.
18:48
18:48

Minister Anite Wanted for Flouting COVID-19 Control Guidelines 4 3

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that Anite and other politicians abused all the guidelines set by the electoral commission, risking the lives of Ugandans in Koboko Municipality and also presented an ugly image as a leader to other Ugandans.
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CID Hands Over Murchison Poachers’ Ringleader to UPDF 1

A senior police officer, who participated in the hunt for the poachers in Murchison National Park particularly in Oyam and Nwoya, says CID resolved to handover Ongom to UPDF after investigations indicated that he is a military deserter.
15:02
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Flying Squad Arrests 4 Suspected Cattle Thugs in the Albertine 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says police acted on intelligence that led to the arrest of the suspects who have been terrorising livestock farmers the Albertine, Rwizi and Wamala regions.
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Parliamentary Aspirant Kateshumbwa Summoned for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines COVID-19 Pandemic 2 4

The chairperson of the Sheema District COVID-19 task Force Frank Kyerere has faulted Kateshumbwa for holding a procession around Sheema Municipality, disregarding all guidelines issued to ensure that the disease, which spreads through person to person contact is forestalled.
12:47
12:47

Three Police Commanders Arrested Over Ndeeba Church Demolition

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the police officers were picked up for failure to provide security to Church properties.
11:28
11:28

Kabale Man Hacks Two Dead, Injures Two Others Critically 5 1 Top story

Edmond Tumwesigye, the Kaharo Sub county LC 3 chairperson, says the suspect had of recent threatened to kill the deceased for practicing witchcraft and taking over their family land.
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Police Uses Teargas to Disperse Dr Charles Ayume's Supporters in Koboko josephine angucia 2 1

Hundreds of Dr Ayume’s supporters marched through the streets of Koboko town on Sunday evening challenging the Police's failure to restrain Anite's supporters who held a procession on Saturday, to allegedly celebration a donation of an ambulance to the district.
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15:06

Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.
08:24
08:24

Police Patrol Knocks Two Dead in Isingiro 2

According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi region Police Spokesperson, the vehicle was on routine patrol when the accident happened. He says the accident occurred when the Boda boda rider made a U turn in the middle of the road that leads to Isingiro town council.
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Police Arrests 7,000 Drug Dealers, Smokers in Two Years 2

A senior narcotics investigator said on black market a kilogram of heroine on average costs 10,000 United States Dollars. This means 123kg of heroine seized last year were valued 4.5 billion shillings.
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