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19:50
19:50

UPDF Soldier Arrested over the Murder of Young Boda Boda Rider 1

The suspect was arrested on Monday morning from Ntungamo in connection to the death of Gilbert Asasire, a 22-year-old originating from Kibangire cell Mwizi sub-county in Rwampara District.
12:59
12:59

Mbarara Bridge may Collapse as Scrap Dealers Keep Removing Steel Components 7 1

Richard Mugisha the Mbarara Deputy City Clerk says people use welding machines and gas at night to steal the metallic components of the bridge now at risk of collapsing.
11:22
11:22

Another Dormitory at St Andrews' SS Rubindi burnt

Rev. Fr Felix Bikwatsizehi the School Chaplain and parish priest of Rubindi said that over two hundred girls lost their belongings in the inferno.
14:47
14:47

Mbarara School Fire Investigations Hit Snag 6 1

Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says the staff, students and locals who tried to put out the fire as it broke out messed up the scenes which caused a quick end to the investigations without establishing the cause.
09:43
09:43

Fire Guts Another School In Mbarara City Uganda Police Force 1

According to Mugura, they suspended the students after receiving a tip that they were inciting their colleagues to strike. He revealed that the administration requested additional security personnel from the police, who spent a week at school until last night when they left.
11:27
11:27

Three More Arrested in String of Regional Car Thefts 2 1

The Rwizi Region Police Commander says the three were arrested after interrogating the two other suspects that were arrested last weekend who included Joseph Mukiibi a resident of Mityana and Issa Matovu a resident of Kampala
11:41
11:41

Prison Warder Kills Girlfriend, Commits Suicide 2

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says the incident is unfortunate for the force describing it as a relationship gone wrong.
14:58
14:58

Bus Driver Killed in Kiruhura Road Crash Uganda police Force 1

Kasasira say preliminary investigations show that the Fuso lorry was overtaking a Wish car in a corner when the bus came from the opposite side causing a head on collision.
08:58
08:58

Three Perish in Mbarara-Ibanda Road Accident 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region police spokesperson identifies the deceased as Chris Abigaba, who was riding the Boda boda, Agustus Ahimbisibwe 17 and Ameria Abaho 6, both passenger and residents of Kagongi village in Ibanda district.
07:49
07:49

35 Taxi Touts Charged, Remanded for Defying Traffic Guidelines 1 1

The 35 were arrested from the Post office, Total Petrol Station along Mbarara Masaka Road, Buremba Road, and Independence Road, among others, and charged for operating outside the gazetted bus and taxi parks contrary to provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act.
11:45
11:45

Suspected Killer of Ruharo Police OC Shot Dead in Mbarara 1

According to Kasasira, Tushemereirwe is one of the suspects who allegedly killed Richard Agaba, the Officer-in-charge Ruharo Police Post. The police also believe that he was behind the robbery of For God Electronic Shop in Rukungiri.
08:58
08:58

Gun Belonging to Killed Ruharo Police OC Recovered in Rukungiri Uganda Police Force 1 1

Col. James Mwesigye the Resident City Commissioner Mbarara, says that the gun was recovered from a suspected robber Dominic Twinomugisha, 19 years a resident of Katete cell in Mbarara City.
09:45
09:45

Rwizi Police Launches Operation Against Unlabelled Taxi's 3 1

In one of the latest attacks, a woman from Ibanda district was killed by men who were travelling in a Wish motor vehicle which was disguised as a taxi. It is suspects that the occupants of the motor vehicle trailed her after withdrawing money from a SACCO and later dumped her body in Kakoba, Mbarara.
15:20
15:20

Police Recover Gun of Slain Ruharo OC 2

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says the gun was discovered in Mbaguta cell, Mbarara City by a casual labourer Agnes Namugumya. The gun was hidden in the banana plantations.
09:11
09:11

Ruharo Police OC Shot Dead 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Police Spokesperson says that Agaba who was on patrol fell into an ambush of thugs who were armed with a gun and a panga.
07:38
07:38

Seven Suspected Robbers Arrested in Mbarara 3 1

James Mwesigye, Mbarara Resident City Commissioner, who also doubles as the Chairperson of City Security Committee, says the operation was conducted in collaboration with sister forces like the army since intelligence reports indicated the suspects were using pangas.
18:35
18:35

Two Police Officers Arrested over Extortion 3 1

Jamil Nuwagaba, the chairperson Nyakaizi stage says the police now use the unsuspecting UPDF officers on patrol with them to arrest and take their keys and to return them you have to pay between 10,000 and 30,000 shillings.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown: 150 Idle Adults Arrested in Mbarara 1 1

James Mwesigye, chairperson of Covid-19 Taskforce and resident city commissioner says that people had developed a tendency of walking to town and loitering and sitting on their shops' verandahs’ even when they are locked.
08:42
08:42

Mbarara Resident Kills Ex-Wife, Hands Himself to Police 1

Edson Mwebaze, 37, a resident of Kyantamba village in Bubaare sub-county handed himself to Bubaare Police station at 7 pm last night after failing to take his own life as well. He had earlier on used a panga to kill his estranged wife Judith Arinaitwe, 35, a resident of Kifufu village in Mbarara District.
21:47
21:47

Soldiers Raided Resident's Home On Their Own-UPDF 2

Mutabazi says the soldiers had just completed a junior non-commissioned officer’s course and were on pass leave.
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