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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.
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.
10:32
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.
09:52
09:52

Teenager Arrested For Orchestrating Motorcycle Thefts in Jinja city police station 1 1

Magoola had earlier on fled into hiding when some motorcyclists attempted to lynch him for selling old motorcycle spare parts but failed to mention his suppliers raising suspicion that the parts are from stolen motorcycles. This prompted detectives to launch a manhunt for the suspect leading to his arrest on Wednesday night.
10:44
10:44

Security Heightened in Jinja After Unknown People Drop Leaflets area 1 1

Security personnel have intensified both foot and motorized patrols in the different suburbs within Kiira region, to beef up the already existing efforts of village security committees.
10:01
10:01

Man Held Over Death of his Teenage Lover police station

Wakabi, who is in custody at Kiira North Central police station reportedly delivered the deceased’s body to her parent's home in Kagoma central village in Buwenge town council in Jinja district on Thursday night.
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.
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.
13:10
13:10

Delayed Funding Slows Construction of Kiira Motors Plant government 1 3 Top story

Lt. Gen. James Mugira, the Managing Director NEC told journalists on Wednesday that they have attempted to engage the responsible authorities on exploring other financing models but haven’t received any reply.
16:41
16:41

Man Arrested over Internet and Mobile Money Thefts resident 2

Police detectives who conducted a search at the suspect’s home recovered six phones, eight sim cards and a counter book in which Ssentamu is believed to have been recording phone contacts alongside other particulars of his potential victims.
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.
15:34
15:34

Unidentified Man Killed, Dumped Along River Nile Banks Jinja 2

Asuman Byakika, a fisherman says that due to the current flooding, police operatives rarely patrol the river banks, which has bred insecurity in the area.
17:26
17:26

Doctor, Two Others Arrested for Staging Street Bash police station 1 Top story

Trouble for Muwema started on Saturday evening when he allegedly parked his vehicle registration number, UBG 997H along Iganga road in the Southern division in Jinja city and turned up music where they partied and took beers together with 30 others.
10:14
10:14

Kasingye Directs Senior Police Officers to Leave Barracks Busoga 1 1 Top story

Kasingye says senior officers are living illegally in the barracks, because they are given a housing allowance, which entitles them to rent houses outside the barracks.
15:59
15:59

Police Investigates Dropped Leaflets in Jinja City region

The leaflets which were directing Indians to either pay a minimum of Five Million Shillings or risk being evicted from Uganda are believed to have been dropped near their shops on Wednesday morning.
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