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10:33
10:33

Teenager Commits Suicide Over Failed Relationship home 1

Mutaalu says that they recalled their daughter to their village home and advised her against engaging in acts that would lead to the collapse of her sister’s marriage, but she did not heed to their advice and threatened to end her life.
07:55
07:55

Jinja Hospital Patient Attendants Lynch Suspected Thief Kiira 1 Top story

The attendants ganged up against the suspect estimated to be in his late 30s on Friday night accusing him of stealing items from different wards.
15:25
15:25

Teacher Arrested for Eloping with Former Pupil area 1 1

Pande Samanya, the area defence secretary says that Ayeni was restricting the girl’s movements but after continuous probing, she confessed to having become a wife of his former teacher.
16:14
16:14

Police Recovers Gun Stolen from Deceased Security Guard police spokesperson 1

James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says the cartridges shall be subjected to forensic examination to ascertain the source of the killer gun.
11:42
11:42

Friday Night Fire Destroys Jinja Shops police spokesperson 1

"The fire broke out in the shops at around 10:00PM and there was timely response from police however, the fire was so big flames which deterred us from rescuing our property," says crafts dealer Fatia Nakigudde.
10:32
10:32

Nine Arrested over Illegal Demonstration in Jinja police spokesperson

The suspects went on the streets on Friday and Saturday to protest operations against illegal power connections in the areas of Bugembe. They lit old tyres in the middle of the Jinja-Iganga highway, affecting traffic and businesses along the highway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
07:58
07:58

Kamuli Woman Electrocuted police spokesperson

The deceased's neighbor, Betty Kafuko says that she only noticed Nabirye lying helpless on the ground. "I was cooking outside my room when i noticed Nabirye lying on the ground and a cloud of smoke hovering over the wires," she says.
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 2 4

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
14:27
14:27

Man Held For Stabbing Girlfriend’s Neck police spokesperson 1 2

It is alleged that Otimango attacked Jeralyne Okurut and cut her neck in the wee hours of this morning following a misunderstanding. Okurut, who is hospitalized in the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Emergency unit, says Otimango stormed her residence uninvited around 1:00am Wednesday morning.
18:07
18:07

Man Confesses to Have Killed Fruit Trader district 1 2

Mutekanga told journalists on Monday that Nabuguzi hired him to offload mangoes on Wednesday at amber coat market.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
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