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10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City police station 2 1

The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
10:03
10:03

Police Arrest Cobbler On Allegations of Abetting Number Plate Thefts robbery 1

A detective privy to this matter told URN on condition of anonymity that Opendi revealed that Mbasa was coordinating a racket of street children who use pliers and other sharp objects to pluck number plates from vehicles normally parked along streets for long hours.
14:55
14:55

Bugiri Residents Recover Decomposing Body of Unidentified Man Busoga 2

A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.
15:26
15:26

Police Arrest School Director for Leading Mob to Lynch Businessman police spokesperson 1 Top story

Muzaale had employed 56 youths whom he had assigned to oversee the smooth operations of his businesses. However, some residents accused him of conniving with his employees to rob from unsuspecting members of the public.
07:50
07:50

Residents Lynch Man for Staging Illegal Road Blocks district 1

The residents say that ever since the president declared the nationwide lockdown, Tamulina who claimed to be working with police, has been using logs to stage illegal roadblocks along the Buhatandu-Bungecha road with the aim of harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public.
15:33
15:33

Three Arrested in Iganga for Alleged Kidnap of Four-Year-Old Boy police station 1

Michael Ainebyona a resident of Bugumba A village in the Northern division in Iganga municipality was kidnapped last week from a green park where he had gone to play with friends.
17:06
17:06

Police Recovers Missing Prisons Firearm village 1 2 Top story

Abas Faama, the Nakilulwe Village LC I Chairperson, says that he has been receiving complaints from residents about a stranger roaming the village with a firearm to conduct night patrols and extort money from unsuspecting civilians. He stresses that the suspect together with others still at large would also snatch money and handbags from women at gunpoint.
15:58
15:58

Father Arrested Attempting to Selloff Daughter crime

A detective, who spoke on condition of anonymity, so as to speak freely on the matter told URN that Ajalu was picked up on a tipoff from community members who alerted police on his plan to sell off his child for unspecified reasons.
11:44
11:44

Father in Bugiri Arrested For Killing His Children resident

It is reported that, at around 8:00 pm, Kibete, a single father used a machete to chop his two children to death, before attempting to flee.
12:48
12:48

Mother, Child Electrocuted in Bugiri village 1

The victims who are residents of Bugodo village in Kapyanga Sub County in Bugiri district are reported to have come into contact with power transmission lines from loose electricity poles which had fallen in their garden.
17:17
17:17

Unidentified Youths Drop Petrol Bombs, Leaflets in Jinja City police spokesperson 2 1 Top story

Nuru Mubeezi, a trader along Main Street says that they alerted police after hearing a big blast from the sack. “We saw the burning sack being dropped in the middle of the road and most of us were thinking that its’ the usual garbage protests within the city. However, about 20 minutes later, the sack kept on releasing big blasts, prompting us to alert police,” she said.
10:14
10:14

Toddler killed in House Fire home

The deceased’s grandfather, Muhamudu Kakaire had gone to the garden and left the toddler under the care of his siblings. His seven-year-old brother is said to have locked the toddler inside the house and went to play with his friends only to return home and find the house engulfed with smoke.
13:43
13:43

Lightning Strike Claims Two Sisters in Kamuli village

The deceased's father, Moses Mutasa says that while in the house, he heard a heavy blast and rushed to open the door only to see his daughters lying helpless on the ground.
11:13
11:13

Deaf Man Stabbed to Death in Namutumba murder

Famba hired Hamza Luka, a deaf man to guard his charcoal stall in exchange for food however, on Thursday morning at around 4:00 am, he realized that two charcoal bags were missing from his store.
12:04
12:04

Four Police Officers Arrested over Shooting in Jinja police spokesperson 1

Farouk Samanya, a Boda Boda cyclist was allegedly shot dead by police officers at Mailo Mbili roundabout along the Jinja-Iganga highway.
15:37
15:37

Amuriat Hospitalized After Being Pepper Sprayed police spokesperson

Amuriat was heading to Tororo district through Bugiri District when police officers intercepted him in Buwaya village and blocked him from proceeding with today's campaign program.
14:51
14:51

Security Guard Held Over Murder Jinja

Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson says the suspect is locked up at Jinja central police station. Ngako says detectives have been dispatched to investigate circumstances which led to the shooting.
17:02
17:02

SPC Recruitment Postponed in Busoga Sub Region Over Low Turn up Kiira

Michael Kasadha, the Busoga North police spokesperson says that they have reached out to local leaders to mobilize their communities to embrace the SPC recruitment exercise.
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