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15:51
15:51

Police Arrest Suspected Ringleader of Illegal Power Connections in Busoga Sub-Region police station

A detective involved in the investigation, who requested anonymity, revealed that illegal power connections are often used as campaign tools by some politicians in the Busoga sub-region. These politicians, having failed to fulfill their promises, allegedly support power theft to alleviate pressure from their political opponents.
16:49
16:49

DCIC Arrests 135 Illegal Immigrants in Weekend Operation area 2 1

The operation, overseen by Maj Gen Apollo Kasiita-Gowa, was prompted by local tips suggesting an influx of suspected illegal immigrants in Kabalagala and Kansanga areas.
14:36
14:36

Man Electrocuted in Namutumba area

According to reports, Kavuma was attempting to connect an illegal powerline to his cinema hall when he suffered a fatal electric shock. His body has been taken to Bugiri General Hospital mortuary, where it awaits a postmortem examination before being handed over to his family for burial.
16:20
16:20

Jinja City Intensifies Operation Against Roadside Vendors illegal 1 1

The Jinja City Spokesperson, Rajab Kitto says that the operation was sanctioned early this week due to unregulated businesses that have been set up in the city.
16:33
16:33

Uganda's Hands Over 29 Arrested Errant Fishermen to Kenyan for Trial in Their Country district 1

Ruto Chepchumba, the Busia county commissioner, says that the suspects will undergo full trial under the Kenyan law on fisheries, adding that they will serve as an example to their colleagues who have become perennial trespassers into Ugandan waters.
17:29
17:29

Police Disperses Residents from Demolishing Illegal Structures at Walukuba Health Center land 3 2

Kasim Mayemba, a resident in the area, says that there has been uncontrolled encroachment on Walukuba land for the past 10 years, under the watch of both political and technocrats, which sparked anger among concerned citizens.
17:08
17:08

Mother Electrocuted One Week after Delivering her First Baby area

"When I saw her collapse to the ground, I had thought that maybe she missed a step, only to notice sparks from different electric wires, which made me realize she had met her death," her husband Livingstone Lukwise says.
08:56
08:56

Jinja Court Remands 46 Over Illegal Possession of Narcotic Drugs regional police 1

The accused are among the dozens of suspects being arrested in a joint security crackdown aimed at cleaning up the criminal black spot areas of Bugembe and Mafubira in Jinja city.
14:46
14:46

UPDF Impostor Arrested in Jinja City security 1 2

According to Ongadia, he bought the UPDF uniform from an undisclosed source at Shillings 38,000. He told detectives at Bugembe police station where he is locked up that he was under pressure to formalize his conjugal relationship with his girlfriend, which forced him to resort to illegal roadblocks to get money to finance their traditional marriage ceremony.
12:12
12:12

Three Wanted for Assaulting Casual Laborer to Death in Buyende district 1

It is reported that the trio; Paul Kivumbi, David Kivumbi and Laston Kabutanga picked Gavamukulya from a local eatery in the Irundu trading centre and battered him with blunt objects on Saturday night. They accused him of stealing cassava
07:18
07:18

Unidentified Boy Found Dead in Abandoned Pond deceased

George Masanga, another resident, says that most of the illegal settlers are reluctant to register their existence with the local authorities, which makes it hard to trace them in case of incidents such as sudden death, and theft of property, among others.
08:01
08:01

67 Remanded Over Jinja Protests illegal 3

The suspects were arrested from different highway points in Jinja city and are said to have been part of the bigger group of youths who on Monday engaged in running battles with security personnel.
08:01
08:01

FPU Impounds Illegal Fishing Gear in Busoga Mayuge 1 1

The dealers normally store the illegal fishing nets in their homes and sell them off to clients, most of whom in the end act as their agents within the remote landing sites across different lakes within the country.
15:01
15:01

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria deceased

Rashid Kasaajja, the Bukagabo landing site chairperson, says that much as the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU personnel have labored to sensitize fishermen on the disadvantages of using illegal fishing gear, which contribute to the increase of fatal accidents across the lake, most of them have remained adamant.
07:25
07:25

500 People in Panic Over Looming Eviction resident 3

Speaking to journalists on Saturday, the residents who use part of the land for distilling waragi, say they will lose their source of livelihood if the authorities evict them. Nelson Opoka is one of the affected residents. According to Opoka, he inherited the land from his late predecessors in 2003 and decided to construct rental units housing 12 tenants.
11:47
11:47

UMEME Loses UGX 2Billion in Power Thefts in Jinja Area community 1 1

UMEME’s Jinja area manager, Paul Ssempira however says that despite their efforts to sensitize communities on the dangers involved in power thefts, the vice tends to thrive, which has since compromised the power supply chain to the legally connected consumers.
14:15
14:15

Fisheries Minister Threatens to Expose Illegal Fishermen Masquerading As Statehouse Agents body 3 1

Addressing staff at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute-NAFIRRI in Jinja city on Wednesday, Adoa claimed that most illegal fishermen are wealthy individuals who use their influence to engage in illegal fishing practices without any restraint.
13:47
13:47

30 Arrested For Leading Strike in Jinja City operation 1

Joel Wambedde, a resident of Namulesa cell says that most residents were angered after noticing that some of the masterminds of illegal power connections in their area were the ones leading UMEME operations.
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