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21:28
21:28

President Museveni Pardons Venezuelan, 78 Other Inmates 1 1

At least 79 inmates including a Venezuelan have been set free from various government prisons after they have been pardoned by president Yoweri Museveni. Uganda Prisons Service –UPS Spokesperson, Frank Baine, said Museveni forgave the inmates on medical and humanitarian grounds.
16:45
16:45

Maj Okua, 3 Others Face Attempted Murder Charges for Shooting Traffic Officer 1 1

Police insist that whatever Constable Mukebezi did was within the law and it was right to check the state of the occupants in the military vehicle and tow the wreckage to the police station. According to police, Maj Okua and his accomplices are still at large.
12:35
12:35

Parenting Styles, Media Content Could Trigger Suicide Amongst Children 2 1 Top story

Physiatrists believe that this could be one of the factors that are fueling suicide amongst teenagers, even though there is no clear-cut or simple answer as to why children commit suicide. The others push factors include depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- PTSD, high levels of stress, physical abuse, sexual abuse and Neglect.
07:23
07:23

UPDF Soldier Wanted For Shooting Traffic Officer Esther Namaganda 1

“Someone shot a traffic officer on Kira road following a minor accident this morning (Sunday). What awaits such a rash, negligent and intentional crime”. Kasingye tweeted early before it was later confirmed that a UPDF officer was behind the shooting.
09:37
09:37

Parents Storm Kawempe School After Fire Outbreak 4 1

At first, the gatekeepers and policemen insisted that no parent was going to be allowed in for security purposes as more parents continued arriving each passing minute pleading to see their children.
12:16
12:16

Five Pupils Killed in Two School Fires Kawempe Division 2 1 Top story

The four are said to have died in the fire that caught one of the pupils’ dormitories at around 3am this morning. The victims have been identified as Tena Denge, Bashira Nabawesi, Julian Nakalanzi, all in primary one and 7-year-old Hasina Nakawuki, a primary two pupil.
15:35
15:35

35 Suspects Arrested for Attacking Motorists Along Northern Bypass northern by-pass 1 3

The suspects were picked up last night in the ongoing security operations that kicked off two weeks ago. This follows reports of thugs targeting motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass.
08:36
08:36

2600 Motorcycles, Cars Impounded in Last Week’s Curfew Operations 1

Uganda has been under nighttime curfew for almost two years, as one of the measures undertaken by the government to control the spread of COVID-19. The curfew runs from 6 pm for motorcycles and from 7 pm for the rest of the public, including, among others, pedestrians and motor vehicles.
07:21
07:21

CMI Detains Sheikh Ssebuufu for 53 Days Without Trial 1

“What I know is that he was arrested based on intelligence and he was detained at Mbuya for some days but later transferred to SIU. The boys he was arrested with were released on bond after they proved that they were not aware of his alleged crimes,” a source said.
18:16
18:16

ESO, UPDF Officer Detained Over Extortion, Assault in Kira 1 2

Henley Magola, a resident of the Kiganda zone listed some of the victims of assault as David George Macha, Opalas Sevelius, and Josh Okunyu. The four are nursing injuries they sustained after being assaulted by a group of nine men for allegedly declining to pay them for violating the nighttime curfew.
16:19
16:19

CID Probes UPDF Captain for Hiring Guards to Torture her Builders 1 1

According to police, the guards had plucked out the fingernails of victims with pliers. One of them lost an eardrum according to the police surgeon’s report. Twine says they have commenced inquiries vide SD 49/06/2022.
10:57
10:57

Traffic Police to Arrest Drivers, Conductors Without Vaccination Cards 1 2

Without mentioning the exact date, the Traffic Police Spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima told journalists on Monday they will soon start checking drivers and their conductors for COVID-19 vaccination cards.
07:02
07:02

Security Names 12 Newly Arrested ADF Terror Suspects 1

According to Enanga, the suspects were picked up from Ntoroko and Kyenjojo districts following heightened security surveillance. He explains that Joint anti-terrorism forces heightened their vigilance since the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) launched an offensive against ADF rebels in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).]
17:20
17:20

Police Arrest 78 Suspects In Northern Bypass Crackdown Fred Enanga 4 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that by Sunday they have netted 38 suspects in addition to another 40 arrested midweek. He says that they have so far screened 60 suspects, who were found with a violent criminal background.
18:03
18:03

30 Arrested as Police Intensify Northern Bypass Crime Crackdown 3

They were netted in a joint operation conducted by police officers from Kira-Road, Kawempe, and Wandegeya Police stations, under the command of Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Stephen Tanui.
17:14
17:14

Police Crackdown on Northern Bypass Criminals 2 2

The suspects were picked up during an operation that was commanded by Stephen Tanui, the Kampala Metropolitan Police commander.
16:13
16:13

Police Warns Public on Scholarship Scams 2 1

Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson says that a number of conmen are targeting vulnerable parents, schools, and guardians with fake bursaries, scholarships, and fundraising activities.
16:52
16:52

Activists Blocked from Petitioning Human Rights Commission over Kakwenza Detention 3 2

One of the activists Annette Nnana Namatta alias Nalongo was arrested immediately and whisked off to Jinja Road Police Station. The other activists were turned away along Naguru-Katalima road before reaching the offices.
18:48
18:48

59 Terror Suspects Detained for More Than 70-Days without Trial 2 1

City Lawyer Geoffrey Turyamusiima, who has been following up on the arrest, detention and trial of ADF linked suspects, said he is aware that more than 40 people are being detained without trial. Turyamusiima said some of the people still being held are relatives of suspects who have already been charged in courts.
13:55
13:55

Kalerwe Furniture Dealers, Garage Operators Count Losses in Fire 3 1

The fire that started from Wova Auto Garage on Tuesday at 7:00 pm also razed four furniture workshops close to the garage, leaving six vehicles burnt and all furniture in the workshops.
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