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08:27
08:27

Moroto LC III Chairperson Finally Buried After Six Month's Deadlock UPDF 2 2 Top story

David Pulkol, who represented the deceased’s family, said he was happy with the level of cooperation UPDF has exhibited and pleaded for justice to prevail.
14:30
14:30

Two Guns Recovered from Suspected Karimojong Warriors disarmament 2 1

The gun from Kaabong was recovered from a suspected Jie warrior who was killed in a fight between the UPDF and cattle raiders in Narengepak in Kathile Sub County this week.
17:49
17:49

Civilian Jailed Five-Years For Using LDU's Gun, Uniform 2

Prosecution led by Lt. Alex Rasto Mukhana told court that while in Rengen Sub County on Feb 23rd, 2020, Lokure accepted to wear military uniform and carry a firearm belonging to one of the LDUs deployed at Rengen Water pump purporting to be a member of the forces and even went on unlawful operation.
15:28
15:28

LDU Man Shoots Self Dead in Moroto Local Defence Unit 2

A military source told URN on condition of anonymity that, while at the bar, the deceased lost 60 rounds of ammunition. He reportedly returned to the detachment and was tasked to explain about the missing ammunition. He reportedly decided to open fire in the air before turning the gun on himself.
17:19
17:19

Police Impounds 266 Jerrycans of Crude Waragi Uganda Police Force 1

The 5,320 liters of alcohol were intercepted on Wednesday night while in transit to Moroto town, according to Moroto District Police Commander, Jude Nasucha.
07:40
07:40

Karimojong Warriors Arrested With Bows and Arrows to Face Military Court updf 1 1 Top story

Maj. Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson has welcomed the resolution, saying they recently apprehended six hard core criminals pending appearance in the military court.
12:23
12:23

Family, UPDF Finally Agree to Bury LC III Chairperson 3

The family spokesperson told URN that a resolution to bury the late was finally arrived at following series of unsuccessful engagement with the UPDF over compensation of the late, hence the family resolved to accord the deceased burial
15:01
15:01

Local Defence Personnel Shoots LCIII Chairman Dead in Moroto 1 1

The shooting followed a fracas in which the Chairman was trying to stop LDU personnel from attaching cattle belonging to area residents. In the midst of the verbal exchange, Loyomo was shot in the chest and died instantly.
13:15
13:15

UPDF Soldier Hacks Wife in Moroto Police 2 1

Corporal Stanley Adrionzi, 42 hacked his wife on the head twice and collar bone and at around 2:00 am before handing himself to police.
16:35
16:35

Police Officer Commits Suicide in Moroto Uganda Police Force

Corporal Samuel Opio's body was found hanging in unoccupied building near Nakiloro Police Post.
15:14
15:14

Motorcycle Thefts Hit Moroto Town Moroto District 1 1

According to Moroto Boda- Boda association chairman, Simon Peter Korobe, rampant attacks on Boda- Boda cyclists started last month and three riders were attacked in a space of one week and their bikes stolen by the assailants.
17:19
17:19

Napak Chief Administrative Officer Arrested on Allegations of Embezzlement alebtong district 1

Mbaagwa was arrested by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit from his office this morning after he allegedly failed to turn up for questioning last month. Napak District Police Commander Michael Ongica told URN that the CAO had been summoned in connection to allegations of corruption, diversion of government funds and embezzlement involving nine other officials from Alebtong District.
15:45
15:45

Moroto Hospital Staff Pinned for Illegally Removing Patients Uterus Ministry of Healt 5 1 Top story

The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same Doctor by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. He was arrested on Tuesday by the team led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema following complaints of unprofessional conduct lodged against him.
15:30
15:30

8 Moroto District Officials Released on Bond State House 1

Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
10:58
10:58

Moroto Hospital Internal Auditor Earns Two Salaries Education Ministry 1

Olum draws another salary from Arua Regional Referral Hospital where he also serves as an internal auditor. This came to limelight on Tuesday in a meeting convened by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
19:58
19:58

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Cracks Whip in Moroto 1 1

Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
11:14
11:14

Uganda Human Rights Commission Probing Kaabong Murders 1

A number of murder cases which include shootings, strangulations and other forms have been reported in the district. The recent case that compelled the team to camp in Kaabong this week involves a civilian, Longem Tayal, 22, resident of Kalonyangiat village in Kalapata Sub County.
10:56
10:56

Teacher in Mororo Arrested for Alleged Defilement Moroto District 1

Police arrested Charles Iiko at a drinking joint in Labourline village, Moroto Municipality on Saturday. It is alleged that Iiko took advantage of a P.2 pupil who was hungry and enticed her with food.
15:47
15:47

Napak Residents Petition Land Commission over Disputed Land Industrial Park 1 1

The land measuring 168.9 hectares was registered under the names of Peter Amodoi in 2010 who sold it to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA in 2011.
06:54
06:54

Moroto Orphanage Turned into Child Labour Center 3 2

By the time of the URN visit the Orphanage on Monday, just few minutes to 02:00pm, the cook was preparing porridge for the children. Children, teachers and some support staff found at the school, said the porridge had delayed due to absence of firewood.
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