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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.
08:06
08:06

Thugs Kill Security Guard, Injure Another Critically region 1 Top story

The gunmen shot Olupot several times in the head, chest and abdomen in the wee hours of Thursday morning killing him instantly.
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.
16:28
16:28

Pastor Arrested For Trafficking Minor Girls village 4 1

Sayyid Bifamengo, the Kyerinda A village chairperson, says that he held a meeting with Mugisa and attempted to get his personal data in vain.
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.
13:47
13:47

30 Arrested For Leading Strike in Jinja City operation 1

Joel Wambedde, a resident of Namulesa cell says that most residents were angered after noticing that some of the masterminds of illegal power connections in their area were the ones leading UMEME operations.
07:17
07:17

Toddler Electrocuted in Retail Shop resident 4 1

Two-year-old Anita Mwanje met her death on Sunday afternoon in one of the retail shops in Mpumudde West C cell in Southern division in Jinja city.
09:52
09:52

Teenager Arrested For Orchestrating Motorcycle Thefts in Jinja city police station 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.
13:35
13:35

Jinja Residents In Panic Over Death Threats city 2 Top story

Ayub Wabika, the Jinja North division mayor says that information obtained from the affected communities shows that unemployed youths are behind the leaflets and threatening messages inscribed on resident’s walls. He says that security personnel are investigating the authenticity of the allegations.
10:44
10:44

Security Heightened in Jinja After Unknown People Drop Leaflets area 1 1

Security personnel have intensified both foot and motorized patrols in the different suburbs within Kiira region, to beef up the already existing efforts of village security committees.
10:01
10:01

Man Held Over Death of his Teenage Lover police station

Wakabi, who is in custody at Kiira North Central police station reportedly delivered the deceased’s body to her parent's home in Kagoma central village in Buwenge town council in Jinja district on Thursday 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.
19:27
19:27

Police Rescues 13-Year Old from Marriage area 1 1

The teen was rescued in an operation carried out in Budhumbuli cell, Bugembe where the couple was renting for the past year. The operation followed a tipoff from neighbours who accused the young couple of abusing drugs, engaging in endless fights and being unruly.
10:03
10:03

Police Arrest Cobbler On Allegations of Abetting Number Plate Thefts robbery 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.
21:38
21:38

Village Chairperson Arrested for Coordinating Number Plate Theft Racket region 1 1

The Chairperson Cleophas Opendi, 52, was arrested after some of the victims of the theft disclosed that they were instructed to collect their number plates from Tororo district and all of them received them from the same person. Opendi was arrested alongside his niece, Gertrude Namutosi, 24.
08:54
08:54

One Dead, Four Injured in Jinja Accident traffic 1 1

It is reported that, at around midnight, a Kenyan bound bus registration number KCX 258B was involved in a head-on collision with a Fuso of registration number UBE 007W. The Fuso driver whose particulars are not yet identified died on spot, and four passengers sustained injuries and are now admitted at Jinja Hospital.
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