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15:46
15:46

Police Hunts for Land for Construction of Stations in Acholi cattle rustling 1 2

The region currently has 82 police stations and 17 outposts but the number is expected to exceed 139 in the period of five years according to the regional police commander with the new development.
17:08
17:08

10 Foreign Nationals in Gulu Charged with Illegal Entry Gulu City 2 1

The suspects are among the 48 street hawkers arrested by a joint team of police and the army.
17:56
17:56

48 Hawkers Arrested in Gulu City street hawkers 3 1

The suspects were picked from various locations within Gulu city center by the police and the army during a two-day swoop that commenced on Tuesday night.
07:32
07:32

Christmas Celebrations: Revelers Overwhelm Security in Gulu City 1

Gulu Resident City Commissioner, Denise Odongpiny told URN later that he even surrendered his official vehicle to security to enforce the curfew restrictions in vain, something he says is very unfortunate.
10:33
10:33

Police Launches Crackdown on Illegal Gunmen in Gulu Gulu District 3 1

Swaib Taban, the Gulu District Police Commander says having been tipped off about the existence of the illegal gunmen in the communities, and the force has launched an operation to have them arrested and investigated.
08:58
08:58

Suspected Car Battery Thief Lynched by Mob in Gulu mob action

According to Omara, the mob caught the suspect and beat him up leaving him unconscious and was rescued by the police for emergency medical attention at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital. However, Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong says that the suspect succumbed to his injuries on Thursday.
10:30
10:30

Gulu City LCs Asked to Revive Village Registers to Curb Crime 1 3

Anatolie Muleterwa, the Head of Community Policing said that it is time for the LCs to revive the registers to enable them to know the residents in their areas as well as profile them in a bid to weed out the wrong elements.
09:12
09:12

Nude "Witch" Arrested in Gulu City for being a Public Nuisance 2 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that police patrol had on several occasions responded to Kaunda Ground following alert from the CCTV Camera control room to arrest Auma as she was performing her usual sorcerous act, but they would instead find a dog on the exact spot.
08:04
08:04

Public Transporters Banned from Loading Along Roadsides in Gulu City Gulu Main Bus Park 3 1

Denise Odongpiny, the Gulu Resident City Commissioner who also doubles as the Gulu City Security Committee Chairperson, says that the resolution to ban public transporters from the streets is part of the committee’s move to reorganize the city and contain crime.
14:06
14:06

147 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Gulu Crackdown Gulu City 2 3

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested in connection with criminal acts ranging from the theft of phones and handbags, motorcycle theft, robbery, rape, and smoking opium.
10:36
10:36

Delayed Road Fund Release Hampers Gulu Street Lights Repair Gulu City 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that the City Council had earmarked 50 million to repair some of those broken solar street lights under the Uganda Road Fund in this financial year but that the delay in the release of the second quarter funding has frustrated their move since they had planned to start work mid last month.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 2 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 3 2

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
11:05
11:05

25 Organizations to Advice ICC on Reparation of War Victims Northern Uganda 1 1

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator says many organizations sent their requests but court only selected 25 of which 19 are Ugandan based while 6 are foreign.
08:43
08:43

Inadequate Staff Affecting IGG Investigations in Acholi 3 1

Geoffrey Matovu, the IGG Gulu Regional Inspectorate Officer says currently, they have over 300 case files of corruption at the office but only have five investigators attached to the sub-region.
12:35
12:35

Acholi Parliamentary Group Calls for Immediate Re-opening of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 1 Top story

According to the circular issued by the school, diploma students under government sponsorship would pay Shillings 1.47 million up from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students would pay Shillings 2.5 million from the initial Shillings 2.077 million.
13:36
13:36

Police Disperse Gulu Medical Students with Teargas 2 4

On Thursday morning, Joseph Mumbere, the Acting Gulu District Police Commander led dozens of Field Force Unit personnel to the college main campus located along Gulu Avenue who began firing teargas forcing the students, majority of whom majority were in their dormitories to run out of the college premises.
16:42
16:42

Police Officer in Gulu City Arrested Over Escape of Suspect 1

Special Police Constable Leobenik Ojok, is accused of negligence while on duty at the Gulu Central Police Station leading to the escape of one Emmanuel Ouma, a habitual criminal in Gulu City.
08:05
08:05

Rights Activists Concerned by Increasing Torture Cases in Acholi Sub Region 4 1

Francis Odongyoo, the Executive Director of Human Rights Focus (HURIFO) disclosed that some of the cases include the torture of Emmanuel Olanya, a resident of Bardege-Layibi division by armed Uganda People`s Defense (UPDF) soldiers and Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel on June 21st, 2021 under the command of Lieutenant Colonel, Hillary Onekalit that was captured on video.
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