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10:11
10:11

Rwenzururu Loyalists Apply for Bail Over Ill Health, Old Age person 1 Top story

John Sibanza,56, told the court that he had developed peptic ulcers, and a skin allergy and asked the court to release him to bail to access suitable treatment.
08:56
08:56

Jinja Court Remands 46 Over Illegal Possession of Narcotic Drugs regional police 1

The accused are among the dozens of suspects being arrested in a joint security crackdown aimed at cleaning up the criminal black spot areas of Bugembe and Mafubira in Jinja city.
09:22
09:22

Woman Arrested For Attempting to kill Toddler for Ritual Purposes child 1

Bakita has since reportedly confessed to having planned together with her boyfriend a month ago, whose identities have been withheld, to sacrifice a female child to appease the gods, who would, in turn, award them wealth.
17:48
17:48

Seven Inmates at Busesa Prison Test Positive for Covid-19 community 2

The Bugweri district Covid19 taskforce chairperson, Richard Gulume said that the victims have been taken to Kirinya prisons covid-19 treatment facility for further management.
21:57
21:57

NWSC Faults Road Contractors for Exposing Sewer Lines area 2 1

Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest towns, had heavy capacity underground sewerage lines. However, over time, road contractors have left the lines leaking without making any attempts to refurbish them after completing their road works.
16:50
16:50

Prosecution Yet to Compile Evidence Against Sakwa court 1 1

While appearing before the Jinja Chief Magistrate Jessica Chemeri on Monday, Gladys Nyanzi, the Assistant State Prosecutor told the court that due to the current lockdown, it has been hard for the investigators to carry out their duties.
14:50
14:50

Jinja RDC Eric Sakwa Granted Bail court 1 1

Sakwa appeared before Chief Magistrate of Jinja Court, Jessica Chemeri on Wednesday, via ZOOM Conferencing Technology from Kirinya Prison.
16:56
16:56

Jinja Hospital Director Disowns Postmortem Report in RDC Sakwa's Trial accusation 1

The main exhibit in the charges of Manslaughter is a postmortem report signed by one Dr Ssenyonjo, indicating that Isanga died as a result of blunt force trauma, a condition routinely involved in cases classified as accidents, as well as in cases of suicide and homicide.
11:58
11:58

Security Heightened in Jinja Ahead of RDC Erick Sakwa's Bail Application premises 1 Top story

Security has now been heightened with temporary roadblocks accompanied by armoured vehicles stationed at the different junctions leading to the court premises, to control crowds that are likely to emerge as Sakwa returns to the court. Journalists, lawyers and some court officials have also been blocked from accessing the heavily guarded building.
07:41
07:41

Security Guard Arrested for Gun Misuse Jinja

He is accused of releasing five bullets in the air purportedly to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
18:04
18:04

Three Teachers Charged for Leaking PLE Papers district

The three; Samuel Kironde, Godfrey Ssemugga and Dan Kafeero, appeared before the Jinja Grade One Magistrates Court, alongside a businessman, Hakim Ssenyunja with whom they allegedly connived to leak 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects area 1 1

Police has pressed charges of illegal possession of a firearm and suspected murder against the suspects who are locked up at Jinja Central police station.
14:47
14:47

120 Arrested in Jinja Operation community 3 1

It is alleged that the suspects are mainly involved in house breaking, drug abuse, motorcycle theft and snatching bags from women at night.
11:33
11:33

Court Blocks Burial of Inmate's Body Jinja 3 1 Top story

Nambafu directed police to investigate the matter within a week’s time, saying court will make a ruling on the deceased’s burial on March 20th, 2019.
15:04
15:04

Family Rejects Body of Dead Inmate deceased

The postmortem report shows that Bamugemye died of blunt trauma on his head. Kisame faults Kirinya Prison authorities for conducting the postmortem in the absence of any family member.
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