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10:42
10:42

Local Leaders Hail Security Crackdown on Criminal Gangs Gulu City 2 1

Brian Openyrwot, the Kweyo Ward councilor in Bardege –Layibi Division, says that the ongoing operation has registered success since the number of the suspected criminals who used to flock to the streets at nightfall has dropped.
20:42
20:42

Rising Kidnap, Murder of Youngsters Alarm Police in Gulu homicide 1

The Aswa Regional Police Public Relations Officer David Ongom Mudong disclosed on Monday in an interview with Uganda Radio Network that at least seven cases of kidnap and homicides were recorded in a fortnight!
14:16
14:16

Fire Destroys Wood Workshops in Gulu City Industrial Area 1

Dick Ouni, the Aswa River Region Police Fire officer confirmed the incident saying the fire fighters managed to control the fire from spreading to nearby fuel stations, something that would have been very disastrous since there are many other fuel stations near the wood workshops.
11:10
11:10

Kabuleta Blames Gov't for Persistent Cattle Rustling in the North Gulu City 3 1

Kabuleta says that it is puzzling that there is persistent insecurity manifesting in the forms of cattle rustling shootings, and highway attacks amidst heavy security deployment of security personnel in those areas.
09:12
09:12

Criminal Gangs Evade CCTV in Gulu City, Terrorize Locals in the Outskirts Kweyo Ward 1 1

According to Ojok, four motorcycles have so far been robbed in Kweyo Ward within a period of one month. He says that the latest incident happened three weeks ago when the robbers shot the rider in the upper thigh.
09:31
09:31

48 Motorcycles Stolen in Gulu City in Two Months 3 1

According to the riders' association chairman Ocen, the 13 motorcycles stolen in January this year were all robbed by armed men disguised as customers or trailing and waylaying riders in the evening.
17:08
17:08

10 Foreign Nationals in Gulu Charged with Illegal Entry Gulu City 2 1

The suspects are among the 48 street hawkers arrested by a joint team of police and the army.
10:03
10:03

Police, Army Disperse Revelers from Hangouts in Gulu City 1

Security personnel comprising of the Police and UPDF soldiers on foot began their operations to disperse the revelers as early as 9 pm. By 11 pm, major hangouts and social gatherings like 4U Bar and Restaurant, Password, KSP, Acholi Inn, and Bjs, among others were ordered to close as revelers left in disappointment.
10:30
10:30

Gulu City LCs Asked to Revive Village Registers to Curb Crime 3 1

Anatolie Muleterwa, the Head of Community Policing said that it is time for the LCs to revive the registers to enable them to know the residents in their areas as well as profile them in a bid to weed out the wrong elements.
15:45
15:45

Police Creates New Command Units in Gulu Gulu City 1 1

The region previously had eight District Police Commanders but the new command units have expanded the territorial area to 11 respectively.
08:04
08:04

Public Transporters Banned from Loading Along Roadsides in Gulu City Gulu Main Bus Park 3 1

Denise Odongpiny, the Gulu Resident City Commissioner who also doubles as the Gulu City Security Committee Chairperson, says that the resolution to ban public transporters from the streets is part of the committee’s move to reorganize the city and contain crime.
14:06
14:06

147 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Gulu Crackdown Gulu City 2 3

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested in connection with criminal acts ranging from the theft of phones and handbags, motorcycle theft, robbery, rape, and smoking opium.
10:36
10:36

Delayed Road Fund Release Hampers Gulu Street Lights Repair Gulu City 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that the City Council had earmarked 50 million to repair some of those broken solar street lights under the Uganda Road Fund in this financial year but that the delay in the release of the second quarter funding has frustrated their move since they had planned to start work mid last month.
15:33
15:33

Two Mentally Ill Women Pitch Camp At Gulu City Council Hall security threat 2 3

The two have piled dirty and stinking rags, empty boxes, sacks, plastic materials including source pans on the veranda of the City Hall. They have turned the veranda into a place for cooking food.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 2 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
16:42
16:42

Police Officer in Gulu City Arrested Over Escape of Suspect 1

Special Police Constable Leobenik Ojok, is accused of negligence while on duty at the Gulu Central Police Station leading to the escape of one Emmanuel Ouma, a habitual criminal in Gulu City.
11:15
11:15

283 Shortlisted in West Acholi for LDU Recruitment identity card 1 3

Susan Akany, the Omoro Resident District Commissioner revealed that an overwhelming number of applicants, many of whom possessed falsified documents applied to join forces but only 57 were shortlisted.
07:40
07:40

Two Security Guards Arrested Over Gun Theft in Gulu City 1

Sunday Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the roadside.
14:32
14:32

Gulu City Fails to Repair Broken Street Lights 1

Dozens of the light have malfunctioned ranging from broken bulbs, stolen batteries and non-functional batteries.
16:42
16:42

Police Unwittingly Recruits Some Criminals, RPC Complains recruitment 2 1

The Ag RPC of Aswa noted that at the time of the recruitment, local leaders tend to recommend some criminals from the community whose characters are difficult to tame in the training.
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