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07:34
07:34

Dozens of Families in Masese Homeless Following a Night Fire police commander 1 Top story

The fire is said to have broken out from one of the houses around 9:00 pm. Residents tried to contain the fire in vain because of the dry wood used to erect the makeshift shelters.
07:30
07:30

Father Poisons Self, Daughter deceased

The deceased's estranged wife, Faith Namatende, says that she parted ways with Lubogo because of endless violence. "We were embroiled in domestic-related violence. I resolved to abandon my matrimonial home early this year, but, I never imagined that Lubogo was capable of doing such a thing," she said.
08:22
08:22

Fish Worth UGX 350m Poisoned in Mayuge District farm 3 2

The farm, owned by a group of 30 youths, had 21,000 pieces of mudfish species and 30,000 pieces of tilapia fish species, which were slated for harvest on Monday next week. Emmanuel Mbusa, an employee at the farm says that he noticed fish floating on the ponds on Thursday morning and later learnt that all the fish had been killed.
12:57
12:57

Police Officer Shoots Boy Dead in Kamuli area 1 1

ASP Twesigye reportedly walked back to the police station after quarreling with the youths, and returned to the scene in the company of three other police personnel. Twesigye is then reported to have fired two rounds of live ammunitions in the air before before turning the gun on young Bakooye and shooting him in the chest.
08:05
08:05

Mayuge LC V Blames Election Loss on Security Bosses vehicle 2 1 Top story

Bongo, who has served for two five year elective terms, lost to his rival Frank Tibagendeka. He claims that the two security chiefs jointly deployed soldiers and police officers to instigate violence against his supporters and polling agents, which cost him the elections.
17:16
17:16

Nine Sex Workers Arrested for Stabbing Client to Death Busoga

The Busoga East Police Commander, Anatolli Katungwesi says that they tracked down the suspects in their hideouts in the outskirts of Iganga town. He, however, says that the prime suspect is still at large.
17:43
17:43

Police Mounts Search for Criminal Elements in Fuel Dealer's Networks Iganga 1 1

Several youths along the Iganga-Busia and Mbale-Tirinyi highways derive their livelihoods from siphoning fuel from long-distance trucks.
08:11
08:11

Bulamogi County NRM Loser Faults Security Personnel for Intimidating Voters Kaliro 2 1

Badeebye lost to Sanon Bwiire in the elections that were held on Sunday. However, Badeebye claims that Sunday's elections were characterized by intimidation under the watch of security agencies.
22:49
22:49

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again UPDF 3 2

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the premises immediately.
17:27
17:27

Jinja RDC Erick Sakwa Secures Order to Stay Interdiction police commander 1 1

Sakwa was interdicted on May 4, 2020, but declined to vacate office on account the interdiction was fake and had loopholes in its delivery. The interdiction came days after Sakwa was charged with malicious damage, manslaughter and theft.
17:28
17:28

Woman Detained Over Huband's Death village 2

Bagole’s lifeless body was recovered along a rail line in Nampirika B village on Monday morning. Preliminary findings indicate that the deceased was stabbed thrice in the chest before being dumped at the rail line.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 4 2 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
11:31
11:31

25- Year-Old Drowns in Kiko Wetland accident 1 1

The deceased who is a student of St. Joseph vocational centre of plumbing who has been undergoing industrial training at the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, Kamuli branch had gone to conduct personal studies on the different water pipes within Kiko wetland.
09:54
09:54

Kenyan National in Iganga Survives Mob village 2

The Kenyan national, whose identities have been withheld by police, is a hawker from Nampirika village in Nampirika Sub County, Iganga district, He left the country early last week and returned on Friday.
16:24
16:24

Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs government 2 1

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
19:18
19:18

Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 2 1 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
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