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06:45
06:45

Two Killed in Abim Over Thefts of Cattle 1

Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, the Abim Resident District Commissioner, says the shootout occurred during the pursuit of the cows by the Local Defense Unit personnel.
12:08
12:08

Kaabong Residents Resort to Violence over Cattle Thefts karamoja sub region 1

The latest victim is Puchi Napenyangura, 25, resident of Lopuyo village in Rengen Sub County, Kotido district. Puchi was allegedly killed by Benjamin Lootan at Warrior’s Street in Kaabong Town Council after a quarrel related to cattle thefts.
07:54
07:54

LDU Recruitment Drive Starts in Moroto 2 1 Top story

This is part of a drive to recruit up to 13,000 personnel to boost the UPDF reserve force. According to the 3rd Division Spokesman Abert Arinaitwe, the recruitment will start from Kaabong district this morning and continue up to Friday in the districts of Kotido, Abim, Moroto and Nakapiripirit.
15:18
15:18

Kotido Leaders Task Police to Find Missing Juveniles 2

The children all residents of Rengen Sub County in Kotido district were arrested on allegations of cattle thefts.
07:41
07:41

Abim Notorious Criminal Shot Dead abim district 1 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division Spokesman says Olweny landed in an ambush at night with a stolen bicycle and hoes among other stolen items. He revealed that Olweny has been on the list of the five most wanted criminals in Karamoja.
17:03
17:03

Cattle Thieves Target Young Herdsmen in Karamoja karamoja sub region 2 1

The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF 3rd Division in Moroto say the children’s lives are now more vulnerable as some criminals target them while stealing cattle.
16:09
16:09

Kaabong Leaders Petition Museveni over Cattle Raids 2 1

At least seven people have been killed in the raids according to Rex Achilla, the Resident District Commissioner Kaabong.
19:22
19:22

Turkana Pastoralists Invade Kaabong updf third division 1 1

The invasion has forced 3rd Division UPDF in Moroto to deploy helicopters to track and pursue suspected cattle thieves and the stolen animals.
11:14
11:14

Kotido Leaders Denounce Morutit Resolution karamoja sub region 1

Morutit, like Nabilatuk Resolution was put in place in 2013 to deter locals from stealing cattle. Under the Morutit and Nabilatuk Resolutions, cattle thieves pay twice the number of livestock stolen to the owner and, additional animal for elders and members of the Peace Committee.
10:31
10:31

Security Personnel Raise Concerns over Cattle Thefts, Illegal Guns in Kotido illegal firearms 2 1

Capt. Albert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division Spokesman says over 70% of gun recoveries and cattle thefts are recorded from Kotido district. He notes that while other districts within Karamoja have tried to engage locals against the acts of theft and illegal possession of firearms, Kotido has remained adamant.
12:41
12:41

Three LDUs Arrested for Murder of Herdsmen Uganda Police Force 2

The group reportedly shot dead a 10- year old boy only identified as Apalocolut of Nakapelimoru Sub County, Kotido district and two others; Lopus Apanaleso, 27 and Lotoya Rengetau 25, residents of Panyangara Sub County and Kotido Municipality respectively.
12:14
12:14

Karamoja Minister Wants Spate of Killings Investigated karamoja sub region 1 1

Since December, unknown people have carried out killings in Abim, Kotido and Kaabong raising tension in the community. However, no suspects have been arrested causing uproar.
09:38
09:38

UPDF Orders Withdrawal of Jie Pastoralists updf third division 2 1

The 406 Brigade Investigations Officer Maj. Ephraim Byaruhanga issued the Directive on Friday, during a community security meeting held in Panyangara Sub County, Kotido district. Maj. Byaruhanga said the directive takes immediate effect.
07:58
07:58

Kotido Council Restructures Peace Committees local defence unit 1 1

Capt. Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesman commends the effort of Kotido District Council to streamline peace committees.
18:56
18:56

Three Injured in Botched Cattle Theft in Moroto matheniko warriors 1 1

Capt. Isaac Oware, the 3rd Division army spokesman, attributes the fresh cattle thefts to black cattle markets in the region. He told URN that while the locals arrange for cattle raids, there are businessmen on standby to buy and transport the stolen animals at night.
07:24
07:24

Nabilatuk Interim Leadership to Focus on Cattle Thefts 1 1

John Bosco Korobe, the Nabilatuk District Finance Secretary, says they have devised means of reaching out to all suspects terrorizing neighbors.
22:01
22:01

Cattle Markets in Karamoja Resume After Raids 2 1

Sale of cattle has resumed in a few markets across Karamoja sub region three months after security officials suspended the trade over thefts.
11:22
11:22

Court Martial Underway in Moroto col. john wasswa 1 1

Col. John Wasswa, the Third Division Court Martial Chairman, said the sentences are meant to serve as a deterrent to other LDUs and civilians with similar intentions.
13:28
13:28

Peace Committees, LDUs On The Spot Over Cattle Thefts In Karamoja local defence unit 3 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division spokesman acknowledges the concerns raised but attributes it to local leaders who recommend wrong elements for LDU recruitment and commercialisation of cattle thefts.
10:18
10:18

More Arrests As UPDF Cracks Down on Cattle Thefts In Karamoja 1

Capt. Abert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division army spokesman, says they are following thieves from their hideouts using intelligence on the ground.
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