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07:32
07:32

Unknown Assailants Shoot Two Brothers Dead in Jinja area 1 2 Top story

Four assailants reportedly approached the two brothers who have been mobile money agents in Wairaka trading center masquerading as customers only to rob them unspecified sums of money before shooting them dead.
17:48
17:48

Police Recovers Three Guns in Jinja City area 2 1

The guns were recovered from Buwekula Ward, in Northern Division following a series of joint operations led by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, flying squad, and crime intelligence officers attached to Kiira region territorial policing area.
16:11
16:11

Police Starts Process to Expel All Sex Workers from Kiira Region police station 2 1

Kiira rehional police spokesman James Mubi says the exercise of expelling the commercial sex workers will involve partnerships with village chairpersons, who shall identify their hideouts and notify responsible police authorities to take action.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Instructor, Armory Guard in Custody Over Aggravated Robbery resident 1 1

Fred Muganza, a resident of Kivubuka B village in Jinja City Northern division, says that on December 31st, 2021 while armed with AK-47 rifles, the suspect surrounded his vehicle, grabbed his two phones, and an unspecified amount of money.
09:52
09:52

Teenager Arrested For Orchestrating Motorcycle Thefts in Jinja city robbery 1 1

Magoola had earlier on fled into hiding when some motorcyclists attempted to lynch him for selling old motorcycle spare parts but failed to mention his suppliers raising suspicion that the parts are from stolen motorcycles. This prompted detectives to launch a manhunt for the suspect leading to his arrest on Wednesday night.
10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City police station 2 1

The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
10:03
10:03

Police Arrest Cobbler On Allegations of Abetting Number Plate Thefts police spokesperson 1

A detective privy to this matter told URN on condition of anonymity that Opendi revealed that Mbasa was coordinating a racket of street children who use pliers and other sharp objects to pluck number plates from vehicles normally parked along streets for long hours.
15:47
15:47

40 Arrested for Violating Curfew in Jinja resident 1

The suspects were arrested from the suburbs of Budhumbuli and Wanyama in Bugembe ward, Jinja city on Tuesday night.
11:32
11:32

Six Motorcycles Stolen in Jinja on Monday Night police station 1 1

Jayesh Patel, who lost his motorcycle, says that he is surprised how the guard failed to stop the robbery. “I woke up ready for work, only to find my motorcycle missing, I didn’t hear any scuffle between the guard and the alleged robbers,” he said.
10:37
10:37

Canadian Pastor Robbed in Jinja Mansion Hotel region 1

He says that although the robbery took place on Sunday night, he had been convinced by the Managers at Mansion Hotel that an in-house search would help them recover the money without the involvement of the police.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects area 1 1

Police has pressed charges of illegal possession of a firearm and suspected murder against the suspects who are locked up at Jinja Central police station.
12:52
12:52

Two Lynched Over Suspected Motorcycle Theft Jinja

The duo was lynched in the wee hours of this morning on suspicion of stealing a motorcycle registration number UEW 789R.
07:08
07:08

Jinja Police Arrests 40 Ahead of Festivities robbery 1

Tyson Rutambika, the Officer in Charge of Jinja Central Police Station, says some of suspects are known robbers who have been arrested several times previously.
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