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07:32
07:32

Lira Businessman Shoots Son Dead 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, revealed preliminary findings indicating that Okello was a UPDF deserter with a history of violence.
17:19
17:19

Police Officer Injured as Security Intercepts Stolen Kenyan Vehicle in Lira Uganda Police Force 2

A team of regular police and Flying Squad operatives had set up a checkpoint at Adwali cell, Boroboro ward, in Lira City East Division after receiving information about a suspected stolen vehicle from Kenya.
07:22
07:22

Scores Injured as Police Teargasses Christian Demonstrators in Lira 3 5 Top story

The protesters started their procession from their church at LPC in Lira City East Division armed with placards bearing different messages marched through Oyam road to the main street and met the police who asked them to return to their church in vain.
11:19
11:19

Land Tenure System Escalating Disputes in Lango 6 1

Godfrey Salaam Ngobi, the Registrar at Lira High Court Circuit, explained that the court is overwhelmed with a number of land related cases arising from boundary issues and sheer greed which may need an additional circuit judge to handle the matter.
12:06
12:06

Lira District Councilors Arrested Over Illegal Protest 4 1

On Thursday, councilors turned up for a council meeting but locked the gate to the district chambers and the Council hall, while demanding their payment.
14:21
14:21

Another Security Guard Found Dead in Lira-City 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson says the case has been registered as suspected murder and investigations to ascertain the motive and apprehend the suspects has been launched.
07:52
07:52

Lira University Suspends Four Students Over Allowance Protest 1 2

“You have therefore been suspended from Lira University and directed to vacate the University premises with immediate effect, and not to appear at any installations of Lira University until further notice to allow for further investigation,” Okeng noted.
11:29
11:29

Three Arrested with Tons of Vandalized Electric Wires UMEME 3 4 Top story

Lawrence Egole, the Lira Resident City Commissioner explained that the operation was based on intelligence information that they have been investigating for a while now.
19:08
19:08

UPDF Imposter Committed to International Crimes Division Court

The prosecution alleges that between 2016 and 2022, Mugisha recruited, harbored, received, maintained, and transported the now 17-year-old girl by means of deception or position of vulnerability for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
14:42
14:42

Woman Jailed Seven Years for Infecting Step Son with HIV 1

In his ruling, Abiti argued that despite being a first time offender and appearing remorseful, she committed an inhumane act which deserves a deterrent sentence.
10:40
10:40

NRM Cadres Remanded to Lira Prison over Theft by Misusing President's Name 1 1

Jonathan William Wamimbi, the Grade One Magistrate remanded them till next week saying court has other matters to handle at the moment.
10:32
10:32

Three NRM Cadres Arrested in Lira for Extortion 7

On November 9, 2022, the trio took only 43 supporters to Kampala who, however, returned without meeting the president. A victim identified as Robin Ongom told Uganda Radio Network that the trio tricked them into travelling to Kampala and left them stranded until a good Samaritan Patrick Ogwang Obura offered them transport back to Lango.
16:28
16:28

Internal Affairs Vehicle Knocks Dead Traffic Officer, Two Road Users Uganda Police 2 5 Top story

Eye witness accounts show that Constable John Oginere, who was driving the Internal Affairs Ford Ranger double cabin Reg No UG 0337G first knocked a motorcycle Reg No UEU 841C that Ojok was riding and went ahead to knock two ladies who were on their way to the garden before it lost control and veered off the road thus knocking Muhindo
13:51
13:51

Pupils Admitted as Rival Muslims Fight Over Properties 6 4 Top story

Amidst the chaos, four school pupils (girls) of the school became unconscious and were rushed to a nearby health center for medical care. With a population of 1,672 pupils, school authorities temporarily closed the school by sending back home day scholars, leaving only boarders and 164 P7 Candidates inside their dormitories.
18:39
18:39

Six Candidates Arrested for Impersonation During Police Probation Recruitment Exercise Uganda Police Force 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police spokesperson explained that it was easy to detect and identify the real candidate who was shortlisted for the job thus leading to the arrest of the others.
07:37
07:37

City Division Mayor, Councilor Arrested for Bribery 5

According to the police, while at the RPC's office in Erute, the duo offered Katungwenzi the bribe to compromise him to sanction enforcement of an illegal tender awarded to the management of Lira City Bus Park.
04:55
04:55

Lira District Officials Arrested Over Fraudulent Sale of District Land 1

Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.
16:44
16:44

48 Suspected Criminals Rounded Up in Lira City 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson, says that police received intelligence information about criminal gangs operating in the area and cases of theft.
11:20
11:20

Mother in Lira Arrested for Stabbing Son to Death

Cinderella Alum, a resident in Te-Bung cell, Telela ward Lira-City West Division was arrested on Thursday following the death of Jordan Opio.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Imposter Further Remanded Over Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking

Steven Aine, a 39-year-old resident of Lira City West division was arrested last week and charged with aggravated defilement and trafficking of children.
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