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17:40
17:40

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

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.
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.
08:24
08:24

Construction of Police Station in Memory of Late IGP Oryema Stalls Over Land Row Nwoya District 3 1

Last month, the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola approved the establishment of the station and construction was supposed to start immediately.
13:46
13:46

Police Investigate Death of Inmate in Gulu Main Prison 1

Philip Nkwarsibwe, a medical officer attached to Gulu Government Main Prison told police that the deceased was battling heart disease and Tuberculosis –TB and that he was previously admitted to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on June 26th before being discharged on July 3rd.
06:31
06:31

Three Arrested for Attacking Amuru RDC Amuru District 1 1

They allegedly waylaid Geoffrey Osborn Oceng at 10 pm on Sunday from Okwera –weki Trading Centre in Amuru Sub –County while he was enforcing the presidential guidelines to curb the spread of COVID -19. They reportedly smashed the windscreen of Oceng’s vehicle with stones and fled.
06:31
06:31

Ochola Approves Establishment of Police Post on Land Donated by Late IGP Oryema Nwoya District 3 1 Top story

Nancy Oryema, the granddaughter of the late Wilson Erinayo Oryema says Nwoya District Local Government has already approved the building plan for the police post, saying they need about Shillings 230million according to the bills of quantity.
07:48
07:48

Gulu City Earmarks UGX 50m to Repair Broken Solar Street Lights gulu city council 1

Christopher Lukwiya, the Gulu City Electrical Engineer says from the last inventory they carried out few months ago, they found that 70 solar street lights were vandalized by unknown people and that because they lack equipment like crane lifter, generator and welding plant, they have not been able to repair them.
16:43
16:43

Police Constable Shot Dead in Gulu City 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the deceased who was in uniform and armed with his gun Ak47 Registration number 56-5827712-32506 with 30 rounds of ammunition was shot four bullets in the chest, lower abdomen, arm and leg.
09:44
09:44

Gulu RDC Launches Crackdown on Suspected B13 Criminal Gangs Gulu District 1 3

The suspected criminal gangs are reportedly operating in the Sub –Counties of Awach, Paibona, Bungatira and Omel in Gulu District. They are known for housebreaking, attacking locals, theft, and robbery, among others.
17:18
17:18

15 Suspects Remanded on Treason Charges gulu central prison

Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial then remanded the suspects to Gulu Central Prison till May 10th when the hearing will start. This according to Nambafu is to give ample time for the prosecution to conclude their investigations.
16:38
16:38

Two UWA Rangers Jailed over Murder of Truck Driver

Vincent Opiyo was shot dead from Layima Junction, Apaa Trading Center in Adjumani District on November 13th 2020 during a scuffle between him and a joint team of UPDF and UWA rangers.
16:29
16:29

Police Destroys Over 600 Bags of Charcoal in Agago Agago district 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the bags of charcoal were impounded and burnt down from Rugu –rugu Village, Adilang Sub –County in Agago district.
18:13
18:13

UWA Boss Cleared of Murdering Apaa Truck Driver Adjumani District 2

Lt. Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial told URN that the UPDF Director of Prosecution who first sanctioned the file against Malinga wrote that they should drop the case against him due to lack of evidence to pin him and that they were left with no other option but to comply.
14:10
14:10

Omoro District Speaker, 7 Others Charged with Criminal Trespass Odek Sub –County 1

The eight were arrested by the local community while on their way to a so-called mercury detection mission at Awere Hill in Odek Sub –County.
16:57
16:57

Omoro District Speaker Arrested over Mercury Mission Odek Sub –County 1

Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
17:33
17:33

First Ugandan IGP's Family Donates Land Police Post Nwoya District 2 1

Ben Okot, the Purongo Sub –County Chairman says the establishment of a Police Post will greatly help fight crimes and poaching that are so rampant in the area and that the 10kms distance from Purongo Police Post to Tangi Village makes timely police response in case emergencies difficult
15:08
15:08

UMEME Replaces Over 15,000 Postpaid Meters to Curb Power Theft in Acholi Gulu 2 1

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 1 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
18:31
18:31

25 Unexploded Ordnances Found in Agago and Nwoya Districts 1 1

According to Okema, fifteen out of the nineteen explosives found in Nwoya have already been gathered in a safe place in Anaka Town Council by police only waiting to be detonated, while the other four are still in the communities.
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