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08:26
08:26

UPDF Soldiers Accused of Torturing Suspected Motorcycle Thief Remanded 1

The prosecution alleged that on Sunday, December 10th, 2023, from Lagot A village in Mucwini Sub Kitgum district, the five soldiers with two other civilians, Christopher Ongee, the Mucwini sub-county Chairperson, and Simon Obonyo, the GISO Mucwini Sub County tortured Nelson Omon on claims that he stole a motorcycle.
07:47
07:47

Kitgum Authorities Pursue Firm Suspected of Human Trafficking 1

According to Ebil, the firm reportedly made job advertisements on local FM radio stations in Kitgum last month, which attracted many applicants but only six were recruited and transported to Hoima where they were abandoned in a lodge. He says that each of the victims, whose identities have been withheld, paid over Shillings 1,000,000 in partial fulfillment to secure the job.
15:31
15:31

Over 20 Huts Burnt in Revenge Attack in Kitgum 2

Richard Okema, a resident says the attackers linked Kilama to the murder since he was involved in a land row with the deceased and court had just ruled the matter in favor of the deceased.
15:19
15:19

Gov’t Drugs Worth UGX700M Recovered from Private Drug Shop in Kitgum 2

Abiaz Rwamiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that they stormed the suspect's drug shop on Monday on a tipoff from a whistle-blower indicating that the drug shop was selling government drugs.
18:06
18:06

Kitgum Teacher Arrested Invigilating Pre-PLE Exams While Drunk 2

The Kitgum Matidi Sub County LCIII Chairperson Thomas Khempis Lapyem says that the arrest of Charles Ayella follows a concern raised by the school head teacher who complained that the invigilator had reported to the school under the influence of alcohol and was causing chaos.
12:42
12:42

Kitgum RDC Interdicted Over Alleged Misappropriation of PDM Funds

14 staff of Kitgum District Local Government were arrested last week by the PDM national secretariat over the alleged misuse of 523.6 million Shillings meant for the implementation of the PDM program.
14:41
14:41

Kitgum CAO Interdicted Over Misuse of PDM Funds 2

The Kitgum district vice Chairperson Kevin Joyce Atim Obote says Musisi was interdicted on the directive of the Permanent Secretary of the Local Government ministry to pave way for further investigations into the alleged misuse of 526.3 million Shillings.
07:22
07:22

Kitgum CAO, Technical Staff Arrested Over Alleged Misuse of PDF Funds

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, says the arrest also follows prior investigations by the Inspectorate of Government that was in the district for a weeklong investigation and recommended that the finance department recovers the lost funds by making deductions on salaries, emoluments, and allowances or through voluntary remittances.
14:45
14:45

2,000 Litres of Illicit Gin Impounded in Kitgum 1

In 2018, the district council passed the Kitgum Alcohol Control Ordinance which seeks to regulate the production, distribution, sale, and consumption of crude alcohol in the district.
08:29
08:29

Suspected South Sudanese Gunmen Kill One, Abduct Eight in Kitgum 2

Grace Auma, the LC V female councilor of Orom East sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the gunmen surrounded their victims in Kabongun where many farmers have their gardens. Auma said the gunmen killed Paska Atingo, who is believed to be between 45-50 years of age.
15:36
15:36

Tension as Gun Wielding Gangs Attack Boda boda Riders in Kitgum 2

Simon Oyet, the Chairperson of Kitgum District Boda-Boda Association, says that Mambo is currently nursing bullet wounds at Kitgum General Hospital.
13:22
13:22

Angry Residents Lynch One, Burn Car As Accomplices Escape 1 1

The mob managed to recover the loot before torching the vehicle, a Toyota Ipsum registration number UBA 444U that the suspects were using.
08:05
08:05

Two Teachers in Kitgum Arrested for Drinking 1

The Mucwini West Sub County LCIII Chairperson Richard Komakech Pa’Yilibo says the arrest follows complaints from the school headteacher over the grave misconduct by the teachers.
11:40
11:40

Kitgum RDC Closes Petrol Station for Hiking Fuel Pump Price 2

The station was selling a litre of petrol at 12,000 Shillings by end of business on Monday, while the cost remained between 4,900 and 6,000 for all other stations in the district, and the region.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum Disco Death Sparks Retaliatory Attack 1

According to Nyero, upon receiving information that the suspects belong to Padwong clan in Punakuru Cell Central ward in Namukora Town Council, the deceased relatives from Pugoda Orim clan in Wigweng Cell decided to carry out a revenge attack in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
15:20
15:20

Bush Fires Causing 80 Percent Loss of Perennial Crops Under OWC in Kitgum 2

Through the initiative, farmers in Kitgum received at least 388,557 citrus trees and 179,938 mango seedlings between 2015 and 2020. However, Lt. Col. Charles Bokello Odur, the Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation in the district told URN that the seedlings were burnt by bush fires, especially during the dry season.
14:02
14:02

District Councilor Arrested After Murder of Shopkeeper Over Cigarettes

The LC V councilor representing Labongo Akwang Sub County Bosco Oketa Yot says on the fateful day the deceased identified as Mohammed Nyeko a resident of Awach Sub County in Gulu district was assaulted by the Denis Oroma hwen he told him he didn't sell cigarettes.
14:22
14:22

Karimojong Warriors Injure Four, Loot Over 100 Goats in Kitgum 1

Two of the male victims reportedly sustained gunshot injuries to their chest and legs while two females were shot using bows and arrows on Saturday night, according to reports from security personnel.
20:49
20:49

Suspected Karimonjong Warriors Severely Injure Elderly Couple in Kitgum

The victims were reportedly attacked last night when the assailants armed with bows and arrows raided their home in Labongo Otal village, Gule Parish in Orom Sub-county. Security identified the victims as Faustino Oyoo, 73, and his wife Laura Apio, 65, who are currently undergoing medical treatment at Namokora Health Center IV.
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