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19:09
19:09

Security Recovers Illegal Firearm from Father of Kotido Chairperson Security forces 1 1 Top story

Moses Amuya, the acting UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says that the officer in charge of Rengen Army Detach retrieved the gun and two pieces of ammunition from the nearby bush where Mzee Komol's son had placed it.
11:48
11:48

Security Personnel Reject Bribe from Kotido Leaders to Release Suspect 1 1

Balikudembe acknowledged that a section of leaders in Kotido whose identity he concealed were agitating for the release of the suspected gun trader.
11:39
11:39

Karamoja Leaders Accused of Frustrating Operations Against Cattle Rustlers local leaders 1 4

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd infantry division commander says the leaders have been calling for a full scale disarmament to arrest the armed cattle rustlers, but when security started launching the exercise, the same leaders turned against the operations.
07:15
07:15

Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 1 4 Top story

John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
18:41
18:41

UPDF Accused of Interrogating 38-Year-Old Father of Five to Death in Napak local governement 1 3

"The deceased has never had any criminal record in my village, he has been a hardworking man who depended on cultivation to educate his children, he has never been involved in any criminal offence, I can't believe he can be tagged to such a crime," the chairman said.
07:21
07:21

Police Arrest Suspected Suppliers of Ammunition to Rustlers 1 1 Top story

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesperson, says that they picked up the suspects in tactical operations in Matany trading center. He identifies the suspects as Moses Lokol and Micheal Lomonyang, both residents of Kayapas village in Lokopo sub-county, Napak district.
15:43
15:43

Napak Leaders Ask Gov't for Permission to Form Vigilante Group local government 1 3 Top story

John Paul Kodet, the Napak district LC V Chairperson, says that while there are plans to protect Teso, the government should consider protecting Napak residents as well because they are unarmed and victims of cattle raids.
19:09
19:09

Guns of Killed Geologists' Escorts Recovered in Kenya 1 1

Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson confirmed to URN that the police in Kenya helped them to recover the weapons that were abandoned by the Turkana warriors. Oware added that they are collaborating with Kenyan police to hunt for the attackers and to have them brought to book.
12:19
12:19

Suspected Turkana Rustlers Arrested with Guns in Moroto 2 1

Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson, says that they picked up the suspects on March 30, 2022, during their operation around the border areas. He says that the suspects are in custody at the UPDF 3rd division headquarters in Moroto pending further investigations.
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