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07:22
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30 Moroto Prison Escapees Captured moroto prison break 1

According to Edotu, the inmates have been charged with escaping from lawful custody and looting government stores.
16:58
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Moroto Municipality Remains Calm after Prison Break 2

After the prison break, gunfire rocked Moroto town as security personnel engaged the armed escapees, bringing business in the area to a standstill. By 7:00 pm, all streets in the town were deserted.
11:18
11:18

Moroto Prison Break: Three Escapees Shot Dead 1 2 Top story

On Wednesday more than 200 inmates overpowered prison staff before accessing the armoury and stole 15 riffles. The prison break happened at 4:30 pm.
20:04
20:04

50 Inmates Escape From Moroto Prison

They escaped at around 5:00 pm on Wednesday after reportedly breaking into the armoury and stealing about 15 guns.
17:20
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One Prisons Serviceman Dead, Five Injured in Bombo Accident 2 1

The accident involved in a Uganda Prisons Service truck registration number UG-0163U which was carrying 39 newly posted Uganda Prisons Servicemen to Nakasongola Prisons from Luzira Prisons in Kampala.
15:15
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PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure Parliament 2 1

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act.
18:50
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Karimojong Warriors Shoot Dead Prison Warder police 1

John Kayongo was part of the team that had escorted the prisoners to work on a farm near Amita hills when an armed group suspected to be Jie warriors shot him several times, and then took off with his gun. The incident happened at around 11:00 am this morning.
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Luweero Accident Death Toll Rises To 12 1 Top story

Shortly after the accident, Police said eight people had died and four others escaped with injuries. However, this morning, police increased the death toll 12 people.
18:41
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Eight Dead , Four Critically Injured in Luweero Accident 3 1

Mjaority of the deceased persons were travelling in a taxi registration number UBE 364N, which rammed into a Tipper truck registration number UG 0209U belonging to the Uganda Prisons Service.
10:18
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Construction of Kitalya Mini-Max Prison Nears Completion luzira upper prison 1 2 Top story

Dr. Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General Uganda Prisons Service, says they expect to officially open the facility in October or November this year.
12:01
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Gov't Asked to Respond to Growing Extremism in Prisons Religious extremism 5 1

Speaking in Masaka, Sheikh Mwanje expressed concern over the growing extremism in prisons which he says instead breeds perpetual offenders among suspects and convicts.
15:30
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Scouts Embark on Vigorous Recruitment in Prisons caroline ajilong 1 2

According to Ajilong, they found out they need to undertake rehabilitation of inmates as well as restoring their hope of living better lives after prisons.
19:04
19:04

Moroto Inmates Fought Over HIV Infection -Baine 1

One inmate, John Loupa was found hanging on Sunday in an isolation cell where he had been put by management after fighting his cellmate, David Ochen. Another, Samuel Losia was found bleeding after cutting up his stomach with a razor blade. Ochen and Losia are nursing injuries at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital.
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One Inmate Dead, Two Injured in Moroto moroto inmates 1

Information obtained by URN from Moroto hospital shows that Locha picked a quarrel with his cellmate identified as David Ochen, which degenerated into a fight. It is reported that after injuring Ochen who is admitted at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, Locha decided to hang himself.
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Judiciary Troubled over Increasing Cases of Murder, Rape justice owiny dolo 3 1

Justice Dollo says that the case, often against minors, constitute a bigger percentage of criminal cases handled by courts of law across the country, yet studies have established that the biggest percentage of cases remain unreported.
07:50
07:50

Care Givers to Prisoner's Children Cry for Support 9

Ellen Eva Ssuubi, the Executive Director Wells of Hope, says although parents might have committed crimes but their children remain innocent and shouldnt be left to suffer because of what their parents did.
11:33
11:33

FHRI Speaks Out On Mentally Ill Prisoners mental health 2 1

A number of prison facilities across the country continue to hold mentally-ill inmates instead of having them on treatment. Dr. Livingstone Ssewanyana, the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative FHRI Executive Director, warns that the prisons should not remain warehouses for the mentally-ill.
08:09
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Moroto Prison Embarks on Spiritual Growth for Inmates 1 1

William Awany, the Officer in Charge of Moroto Central Prison, says Christianity has helped them manage inmates. He observes that whenever the inmates get saved in prison they continue with good virtues outside.
11:26
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Uganda Prisons Human Rights Record Improving prisoners 3 1 Top story

Findings of a study published in the Journal of Human Rights Practice August 2017 indicate that the adoption of an open door policy has seen an improvement in treatment of offenders.
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Don't Forget Kasese Massacre, Says Women Activist Group human rights watch 1 Top story

Isis-WICCE and Centre For Conflict Resolution CECORE says its assessment undertaken in October 2017 found that there are 193 people currently detained at Luzira, Nalufenya and Kirinya.They say 23 of suspects in detention at Kirinya Prison are women.
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