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16:28
16:28

Pastor Arrested For Trafficking Minor Girls village 4 1

Sayyid Bifamengo, the Kyerinda A village chairperson, says that he held a meeting with Mugisa and attempted to get his personal data in vain.
10:03
10:03

Police Arrest Cobbler On Allegations of Abetting Number Plate Thefts police spokesperson 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.
21:38
21:38

Village Chairperson Arrested for Coordinating Number Plate Theft Racket region 1 1

The Chairperson Cleophas Opendi, 52, was arrested after some of the victims of the theft disclosed that they were instructed to collect their number plates from Tororo district and all of them received them from the same person. Opendi was arrested alongside his niece, Gertrude Namutosi, 24.
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.
17:06
17:06

Rwandese National Arrested Over Theft And Extorting From Members Of Indian Community In Jinja area 1

Kitumukiza who reportedly originates from the areas of Kayonza in Rwanda was arrested while attempting to break into the house of one Indian located in Rippon village, Southern division in Jinja city
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.
09:13
09:13

Sanjay Asks NRM Delegates to Ignore Racial Biases country 2 1 Top story

Speaking to URN in an interview shortly after addressing NRM delegates drawn from various areas in Busoga sub region on Friday, Sanjay said whereas his rivals are playing the racial card on the basis of his Indian accent, he is a Ugandan with sufficient capacity to serve his fellow countrymen.
21:55
21:55

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

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.
18:52
18:52

URC Unleashes Five-Year Development Plan general manager 1 3 Top story

URC owns 1200 cargo containers, which have remained redundant due to lack of a functional meter gauge system.
21:03
21:03

Kasiima Orders Traffic Officers to Inspect Tororo Cement Trucks accident 2 1

Kasiima told URN in an exclusive interview that he has instructed traffic police and the Inspector of vehicles to engage the management of Tororo Cement Industries to ensure that DMCs trucks and incompetent drivers are discontinued from the roads.
11:15
11:15

Trailer Rams into Centenary Bank Branch in Bugiri police spokesperson 1 Top story

The accident occurred at around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, when the trailer registration number UBD 091C/UBD 669H lost control and rammed into the building located on Grant street, along the Iganga-Tororo Highway. It destroyed the waiting area, Cash tills, and the manager's office.
17:34
17:34

Sub County Chairpersons Bicker Over Factory Location Tororo 2

John Paul Okanya, the LC 3 Chairperson Osukuru Sub county and his Rubongi counterpart, Solomon Oketcho both claim the key installations fall under their jurisdiction.
13:58
13:58

Scholars Concerned over Uganda's Aid from China state 3 3

Dr. Giuliano, who is also an Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut, observes that where China has lent extensively, it has gone ahead to attach some of their national assets in order to recover its invested money.
17:22
17:22

Busitema University Support Staff Protest Destruction of Their Crop Gardens Tororo 2 2

Under their umbrella association Busitema University Support Staff Association (Bussa), the staff say that more than 10 hectares of their gardens comprising cassava and potatoes that were ready for harvesting were destroyed.
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