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06:59
06:59

Jinja Man Surrenders to Police After Killing Wife crime 1

Naigaga sustained injuries on the head and neck and bled to death. Her lifeless body was retrieved by the neighbors who told URN that the couple was embroiled in endless fights and efforts to reconcile them didn’t produce results.
13:11
13:11

Missing Child Found Murdered in Mayuge deceased 1

One of the children the deceased was playing with says that a man who described himself as a relative to the her family and took the toddler.
06:14
06:14

Unidentified Assailants Shoot Two in Jinja city police spokesperson

Aaron Musoke, a grocery shop operator, says that the victims who are unknown in the area bought snacks from Lwanda trading center and moved towards the school before they were shot about 30 minutes later.
13:20
13:20

Police Intensifies Search for Missing Eritrean Players police spokesperson 3 1

Kiira Region Police Spokesperson James Mubi told URN on Saturday that detectives have intensified inquiries among some Eritrean families in Uganda, whom they suspect to have masterminded the escape
12:23
12:23

Five Female Eritrean Players Disappear from Hotel in Jinja police spokesperson 1 Top story

The missing players are reported to have participated in Monday’s game where they lost to Ethiopia.
10:33
10:33

Teenager Commits Suicide Over Failed Relationship home 1

Mutaalu says that they recalled their daughter to their village home and advised her against engaging in acts that would lead to the collapse of her sister’s marriage, but she did not heed to their advice and threatened to end her life.
07:55
07:55

Jinja Hospital Patient Attendants Lynch Suspected Thief Kiira 1 Top story

The attendants ganged up against the suspect estimated to be in his late 30s on Friday night accusing him of stealing items from different wards.
15:25
15:25

Teacher Arrested for Eloping with Former Pupil area 1 1

Pande Samanya, the area defence secretary says that Ayeni was restricting the girl’s movements but after continuous probing, she confessed to having become a wife of his former teacher.
16:14
16:14

Police Recovers Gun Stolen from Deceased Security Guard police spokesperson 1

James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says the cartridges shall be subjected to forensic examination to ascertain the source of the killer gun.
11:42
11:42

Friday Night Fire Destroys Jinja Shops police spokesperson 1

"The fire broke out in the shops at around 10:00PM and there was timely response from police however, the fire was so big flames which deterred us from rescuing our property," says crafts dealer Fatia Nakigudde.
10:32
10:32

Nine Arrested over Illegal Demonstration in Jinja police spokesperson

The suspects went on the streets on Friday and Saturday to protest operations against illegal power connections in the areas of Bugembe. They lit old tyres in the middle of the Jinja-Iganga highway, affecting traffic and businesses along the highway.
10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City robbery 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 station 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.
14:55
14:55

Bugiri Residents Recover Decomposing Body of Unidentified Man Busoga 2

A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.
15:26
15:26

Police Arrest School Director for Leading Mob to Lynch Businessman police spokesperson 1 Top story

Muzaale had employed 56 youths whom he had assigned to oversee the smooth operations of his businesses. However, some residents accused him of conniving with his employees to rob from unsuspecting members of the public.
07:50
07:50

Residents Lynch Man for Staging Illegal Road Blocks district 1

The residents say that ever since the president declared the nationwide lockdown, Tamulina who claimed to be working with police, has been using logs to stage illegal roadblocks along the Buhatandu-Bungecha road with the aim of harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public.
15:33
15:33

Three Arrested in Iganga for Alleged Kidnap of Four-Year-Old Boy police station 1

Michael Ainebyona a resident of Bugumba A village in the Northern division in Iganga municipality was kidnapped last week from a green park where he had gone to play with friends.
17:06
17:06

Police Recovers Missing Prisons Firearm village 2 1 Top story

Abas Faama, the Nakilulwe Village LC I Chairperson, says that he has been receiving complaints from residents about a stranger roaming the village with a firearm to conduct night patrols and extort money from unsuspecting civilians. He stresses that the suspect together with others still at large would also snatch money and handbags from women at gunpoint.
15:58
15:58

Father Arrested Attempting to Selloff Daughter crime

A detective, who spoke on condition of anonymity, so as to speak freely on the matter told URN that Ajalu was picked up on a tipoff from community members who alerted police on his plan to sell off his child for unspecified reasons.
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