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14:46
14:46

Lemusui Sub County Becomes a Hiding Ground for Cattle Rustlers 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson said that these areas are being used as a hiding ground for cattle rustlers and other criminal elements from both Uganda and Kenya.
09:32
09:32

Security Forces Step Up Operations Against Use of Bows, Arrows in Karamoja karamoja sub region 2 1

James Shilaku, the Abim Resident District Commissioner, revealed that recent attacks by suspected Karimojong warriors from Kotido, using bows and arrows, had resulted in casualties and forced residents to flee their villages out of fear for their lives.
15:55
15:55

Body of Unknown Man Recovered from River 1 1

According to John Robert Adupa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Lotisan Sub County, residents from Kidepo who were following the footprints of suspected thieves were alerted by someone from Looyarakamwae village in Rupa Sub County that an unidentified man had been murdered in the area.
10:43
10:43

Abim Leaders Irked by Rising Insecurity 5 1

In the past two months alone, at least 28 civilians have been shot by the warriors, and an unspecified number of livestock has been raided. Emmanuel Owena, the LC3 chairperson for Alerek Sub County in Abim district told URN that they are worried about an increase in the attacks by suspected Karimojong warriors using bow and arrows.
07:43
07:43

Joint Security Forces Recover Over 1,100 Livestock from Rustlers in Karamoja Sub-Region 1 1 Top story

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson, stated that the security operations led to the recovery of 1,121 cows out of 1,208 that were raided between April 16th and April 23rd, 2023.
15:36
15:36

Nabilatuk Roads Impassable as Karimojong Warriors Turn Guns on Travelers Nabilatuk district 4 1

There are widespread fears as suspected warriors wielding arrows and guns continue attacking civilians along Nabilatuk road.
12:42
12:42

Farmers in Napak Want Security Forces Deployed in Gardens Napak district 2 1

Robert Koryang, a resident of Lotome trading center says that they are worried about going to their farm gardens which are far away from home because of threats from the cattle raiders.
08:39
08:39

284 Civilians Killed in Karamoja in Six Months karamoja sub region 1 3

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson says that they have registered 284 civilians killed between the months of July 2022 and January 2023 following the ongoing disarmament process.
09:21
09:21

Tapac Sub County Leaders Abandon Homes over Insecurity revenge attacks 4 1

Joseph Pulkol, the LCIII Sub County Chairperson says that he has spent three weeks hiding in Moroto Town because the suspected warriors from the Matheniko community have threatened to attack him.
09:23
09:23

Security Forces in Karamoja Concerned About Attacks on Military Installations karamoja sub region 1 1

On Friday, more than 12 suspected armed warriors attacked a military detach in Kotido district but were repulsed by the security forces.
17:02
17:02

Karamojong Warriors Kill UPDF Soldier, Steal Gun Security forces 2 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division commander confirmed the incident saying the forces who were on their way to track stolen cows were ambushed by suspected warriors who killed one of them before taking his gun.
08:32
08:32

Security Forces in Karamoja Step Up Action Against Charcoal Burning karamoja sub region 4 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander says they have launched operations against people who are burning charcoal in the bushes in order to frustrate their plans for the warriors to raid people’s livestock.
16:46
16:46

Security Forces Defend Arrest of Reformed Cattle Rustlers in Karamoja local leaders 2 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander said that some suspects who pretend to surrender guns peacefully have got a big following of raiders and setting them free becomes a mockery to the security forces. He says that several raiders who surrendered guns to the security forces have been re-arrested with more guns despite possessing amnesty certificates.
16:50
16:50

Sub-county Chairperson, District Councilor Held over GISO's Murder Napak district 1 3

Brig Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division Army commander said the suspects Identified as Elijah Lobucel, the sub county chairperson and Mario Logit, the district councilor are accused of masterminding the killing of the GISO in Lokopo sub county.
13:41
13:41

Suspected Karimojong Rustlers Fleeing Disarmament Enter Agago 1 Top story

The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
11:11
11:11

35 Killed by Cattle Rustlers in Two Months assailants 1 4

Epitu Gadi, the Kaabong District Deputy Resident District Commissioner revealed that the people killed were either investigating the rustlers or those who have reported to the authorities about the raids of their cattle.
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