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12:54
12:54

Bar Accountant Electrocuted in Swimming Pool accident

It is alleged that Kalwaza, had gone swimming when a faulty electrical wire near the swimming pool sparked an electric current into the water. A huge blast was reportedly heard by colleagues and other revellers, who in turn notified the facility's managers about the accident.
16:33
16:33

Fire Razes 45 Kiosks in Jinja's Amber Court Market Kiira 4 1

Reports indicate that 45 kiosks were razed in the early morning fire. Despite efforts to contain its’ spread by both police firefighters and well-wishers, the traders were unable to rescue part of their merchandise.
17:27
17:27

Couple Arrested For Locking up their 9-Year- Old Son in Pigsty resident 1 1

Lilian Nabwonso, a resident of the area accuses the couple of feeding their son on pig leftovers exposing him to infections.
13:50
13:50

Suspected Thieves Drop Firearm in Bugembe region 2 1

Eyewitnesses say that three armed robbers traveling in a numberless Ipsum vehicle surrounded Kabenge’s retail shop on Tuesday and directed him to hand over all the money in his possession.
19:52
19:52

Jinja Ritual Murder: Pastor Remanded to Bugembe Prisons church 2

The accused had been presented to court for the first mentioning of the charges levelled against them, following their arrest and detention at Kakira central police station since November.
13:29
13:29

48 Arrested over Distributing Fake Currency in Kamuli District member

The suspects pose as land brokers and when they realize that their victims have ready cash to purchase the non-existent property, they in turn convince them to procure US Dollars at a lower rate, and then sell them the fake currency notes.
11:20
11:20

Chairperson Killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice body

Aggrey Mulowozo, a family member says that Tulilaba left for the usual evening social meetings with his colleagues in the trading center but did not return home.
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.
15:23
15:23

Security Guard Arrested For Shooting Two in Kamuli regional police

drivers. The victims who are currently nursing injuries at Kamuli general hospital include 25-year-old Joel Waiswa and Jackson Muzimba aged 30 years. They were allegedly shot on Wednesday by Jimmy Ebong, a security guard attached to Security Systems Limited.
11:34
11:34

Police Surveillance Camera Collapses, Injures Two in Iganga regional police 1

It is reported that, the surveillance camera collapsed on the victims at around midday. The victims were rushed to Iganga General hospital emergency unit for further management.
21:42
21:42

Namutumba Residents Nursing Teargas Related Injuries district 6 1

Farouk Bwiiso, one of the victims, says that a teargas canister landed at the entrance of his door on Saturday night, injured his right leg and damaged all his household items.
16:44
16:44

Family of Tortured Victim Asks Police to Foot Medical Bills area 3 2

Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge Sub County, was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew in Magamaga trading centre along the Jinja-Kamuli highway.
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.
14:55
14:55

Bugiri Residents Recover Decomposing Body of Unidentified Man Busoga 2

A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.
12:33
12:33

Two Thieves Lynched in Iganga After Attack on Chirperson area

It is reported that, the two were part of a gang of five who stormed the house of Ndimulodi, chopped his left hand and leg, before breaking into his kitchen where they started gathering his chicken.
07:34
07:34

Dozens of Families in Masese Homeless Following a Night Fire Kiira 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.
17:06
17:06

Police Recovers Missing Prisons Firearm village 2 1 Top story

Abas Faama, the Nakilulwe Village LC I Chairperson, says that he has been receiving complaints from residents about a stranger roaming the village with a firearm to conduct night patrols and extort money from unsuspecting civilians. He stresses that the suspect together with others still at large would also snatch money and handbags from women at gunpoint.
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.
18:26
18:26

Drivers Want Police to Reinstate White Traffic Uniform Iganga 3 1

Some eight traffic police officers who spoke on condition of anonymity told URN that they have been involved in minor accidents, which drivers blame on poor visibility of officers along the highways.
13:10
13:10

27 Bullets Recovered in Bugiri district

Ibrahim Bataasa, the Bugiri OC-CID who inspected the scene says that the ammunition shall be handed over to the police forensic department for further examination and assessment.
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