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06:51
06:51

Police Impounds Gov't Vehicle In Busia For Alleged Misuse 4

Mathew Tusubira, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says that he ordered police to impound the vehicle after finding it doing private work in Busime Sub-county. He explains that he contacted Silvester Egesa, the Acting Busia District Engineer to inquire whether he was aware the vehicle was being used to ferry sand, but he told him that he had no idea
15:47
15:47

Jilted Busia Man At Large for Stabbing Girlfriend to Death 4 2 Top story

Godfrey Efumba and Sylvia Taaka, say that they heard someone alarming in the evening hours and rushed to check what was happening only to find the deceased’s body lying in a pool of blood with several wounds.
13:33
13:33

Man Arrested For Stealing Vehicle In Busia 1 1

Wandera says that he was woken up by the sound of the vehicle around 4:00 am only to realize thugs were taking his vehicle. He reported to the Dabani police station and immediately started mobilizing his colleagues to help him to recover the vehicle.
14:39
14:39

Man On The Run After Killing His Wife 1 3 Top story

Domiano Wabwire, the Bulecha Village Defence Secretary, says that after hacking his wife with a panga to death, Ogutu locked the house and vanished from home.
16:37
16:37

Police Impounds Lorry Carrying Stolen Vehicle At Busia Border 3 1

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander, told URN that they would take the impounded lorry to the Busia one-stop border post for thorough checking.
13:30
13:30

Busia Residents Protest Harassment by URA Enforcement officers 1 3

Malinga says that they were attacked by the soldiers a few hours after a road accident involving a URA enforcement vehicle registration number UBA 678Q and a commuter taxi registration number UAZ 044 Z where three people were seriously injured.
18:15
18:15

Three Arrested In Busia Over Murder 4 1

The trio including James Ojambo Okuda, Fred Wafula Ngake, and Willey Billey Wire, all residents of Mororo village, Dadira parish in Majanji sub-county were picked up on Tuesday.
16:45
16:45

Woman Arrested For Possession of Suspected Bomb 3 3

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander- DPC, says that they have handed the object to the Counter Terrorism-CT police department for examination.
19:37
19:37

Suspected Smuggler Shot Dead in Busia 4

Wanjala was reportedly shot dead on Sunday night while attempting to resist arrest at Bubango village along Busia-Jinja High way in Bulumbi Sub County. He was accused of smuggling two cartons of baking flour from neighboring Kenya.
10:12
10:12

Thugs Raid Busia Health Center IV 1 3

Agnes Nabwire, one of the patients, says that she was shocked to wake up in the morning only to find that her bag containing a smartphone, Shillings 30,000 and clothes missing.
10:45
10:45

Child Trafficking On the Rise in Busia District 5 1

According to statistics more than 114 cases of child trafficking and disappearance have been reported from July to September 2021. The statistics indicate that in July 43 children below 15 years were trafficked, 34 in August, and 37 in September.
15:50
15:50

Two Arrested in Busia Over Murder of Money Changer 2

The suspects have been identified as Denis Omar 27, a resident of Abochete village, and Robert Omedi 26, a resident of Syonga village in Sikuda sub-county. They are accused of allegedly killing Steven Egesa, a money changer at Mawero Market.
06:46
06:46

Armed Thugs Shoot Busia Money Changer 2

The deceased’s brother, Fred Bwire says that they were informed about the attack on his sibling by people at the scene. He says that upon their arrival, they found his brother in the pool of blood and tried to rush him to the hospital to save his life in vain.
17:17
17:17

Village Chairperson Impersonator Arrested in Busia 1 3

The suspect has been identified as Ekisa Philip, a resident of Alupe village, Mawero parish in Buteba sub-county. He is accused of disguising as the Alupe village chairman, forming his village committee and forging the office stamp.
18:15
18:15

Youth Arrested for Stealing Impounded Goats at Busia Headquarters 2 2

The suspect has been identified as a 17-year-old Anthony Egesa Okello, a resident of Kisenyi A village in Western division of Busia Municipality.
12:08
12:08

Police Impersonator Arrested In Busia 2

Charles Wanyama Hasuben, the Buhehe Sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that the suspect deployed himself in the Sub-county on October 10, 2021. He explains that upon arrival at Buhehe police station, the suspect claimed that the Busia District Police Commander had deployed him.
14:01
14:01

Woman Arrested in Busia Over Child Trafficking 2

The suspect has been identified as Annet Zahra, a resident of Seme village in Buhehe sub-county. She is accused of kidnapping a 13 year old girl with intention to traffic the minor to an unknown destination in neighboring Kenya.
15:42
15:42

Residents Assault Two UMEME Field Officers For Disconnecting Their Meters 5

Isa Abdu, a resident of Kisenyi A village, says that they were surprised to see the UMEME officers disconnecting their meter boxes without clear reasons.
16:19
16:19

Busia Woman in Trouble over Child Neglect 1 3

Her arrest comes after the neighbors got concerned about her locking the minors in the house leaving them without food, and on Sunday reported the matter to the village chairman who intervened and broke the house door to release the children.
17:02
17:02

Hundreds Flee Homes In Busia Over Illegal Power Connections 4

George Offiti, a resident of Arubaine village, says that he fled from his home after receiving a tip from his friends. Offiti explains that he applied for electricity three years ago in vain, which prompted him to tap power from his neighbour.
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