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14:37
14:37

Lakang Land Claimants Fault Ministry for Dragging Recovery of Compensation Money Anti-Corruption 1

Investigations conducted by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire in 2019 unearthed irregularities. The report also faulted some Ministry of land officials for attempting to compensate ghost landowners with the aim of causing government a financial loss.
13:00
13:00

Two Arrested Over Murder of Amuru Casual Laborer Amuru Sub-County 2 1

Eyewitnesses told police that the duo waylaid Christopher Owiny on March 13th this year and beat him into coma before dumping his lifeless by the roadside on the way to his home.
10:53
10:53

Five Arrested for Abducting 60-Year-Old Man in Amuru Lamogi Sub-County 1

The victims were abducted on Monday night by unknown people who were armed with sharp and lethal objects.
11:36
11:36

Stolen Police Gun Recovered in Amuru

According to Okema, Onencan revealed the whereabouts of the firearm while being interrogated for assaulting Corporal Walter Oling. Okema explains that the gun was stolen from an officer who was guarding the National Drug Authority offices in Hoima district.
19:47
19:47

Suspected Kidnappers Demand UGX 400,000 Ransom for 16-year old Boy in Elegu Atiak Sub-County 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim’s mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim’s contact before he is released.
10:42
10:42

Another Inferno Razes 7 Blocks of Atiak Sugarcane Plantation 2 1 Top story

Dr Amina Hersi Moghe, the Director of Atiak Sugar Factory, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Holdings Company Ltd, says the fire broke out around 12:30pm on Tuesday afternoon but was ignored.
14:55
14:55

Retired UPDF Major Arrested for Inciting Violence in Amuru 1

It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
08:32
08:32

Missing Children in Amuru Worry Authorities Unyama River 1 Top story

Florence Nambalilwa, Kyagulanyi’s grandmother, a resident of Lorikwo West village in Elegu Town Council, says the deceased disappeared on December 29th, 2019 only to be found dead on January 3rd, 2020. Kyagulanyi met his death days after visiting his grandmother for Christmas from Kayunga district.
18:17
18:17

Police Rescues Ugandan Kidnapped in South Sudan 1

Information obtained by police indicate that Issa Likambo Aziz illegally entered South Sudan capital, Juba on January 6th through Elegu international border post to smuggle cigarettes and was kidnapped by unknown assailants who detained for three days.
08:00
08:00

Madi Chief to Rally Subjects Against Depletion of Zoka Forest Apaa 1 4

Stephen Drani, the head of the institution told URN in an interview in Gulu that the level of impunity and lawlessness being exhibited by highly placed individuals in government who plunder the forest resource is unceasingly worrying.
18:22
18:22

Retired UPDF Officer Wanted for Revenge Attack in Amuru

Amuru District Police Commander (DPC), Emmanuel Bwambale told URN on Tuesday that twelve suspects have been arrested in relation to the attack and their statements refer to the retired UPDF officer as a mastermind of the attack.
07:43
07:43

Apaa Residents Decry Arrests by Security Personnel Gazi village 4 1

13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA rangers and taken to Openy Jiji prison in Adjumani.
18:07
18:07

Police, UWA on the Spot for Violating Suspect's Rights Anthony Akol Top story

Wilson Acuma, the leader of Apaa residents, says the suspects were arrested by officers from Adjumani central prison and taken to Openjinji prisons without recording statements. Anthony Akol, the Kilak South MP has promised to raise the matter with the judiciary, top UWA and Police officials to expose how their personnel are conducting their duties.
14:20
14:20

Police Crack Down Criminal Gang in Amuru Amuru Town Council. 2 1

According to Emmanuel Bwambale, the Amuru District Police Commander, up to 25 core members of the group, two of whom were females were arrested in a night operation conducted last month.
14:49
14:49

Five Arrested With 400Kg of Ivory in Amuru 2 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the River Aswa Region Police Spokesperson told URN this morning that the suspects were from different locations in Amuru district and locked up at Gulu Central Police Station.
12:48
12:48

Six Amuru Staffs Under Probe Over Theft of Solar Batteries Pabbo Police Post 4

John Bosco Langoya, the Pabbo Health Centre III Health Management Committee Chairperson, says the staffs were implicated when they tracked their phone calls last week. He says Remo Nyeko, Patrick Odong and Charles Okiya were in touch the day the batteries were stolen.
07:24
07:24

Thugs Steal Lightning Arresters From Amuru Schools Keyo Primary School 6 1

Patrick Okello, the Head teacher Tekibur Primary School told URN on Sunday that they were shocked to discover last week that the lightning arrester installed on the building housing the primary one, two, three and four classes was missing. He says another lightning arrester installed on the staffroom was also vandalized.
10:28
10:28

Armed Thugs Shoot Amuru Security Guard UGanda Police Force

Agnes Linda Auma, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner-RDC told URN in an interview this morning that thugs shot Mabura in the neck and left leg when he tried to engage them.
15:31
15:31

Amuru Residents Blame Police for Laxity Amuru Town Council 2

Aswa river region police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema however, admitted that police hierarchies discovered numerous gaps and weaknesses depicted by Amuru police personnel during the community policing program.
17:08
17:08

Amuru Man Commits Suicide aswa river region 1

Though suicidal deaths statistics in Acholi sub region is not clear, alcohol has been noted to be an important factor in nearly 68% of the suicides in Northern Uganda.
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