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07:49
07:49

21 Arrested in Kabale for Defying Presidential Directives 2

The suspects were arrested during an operation on Wednesday that was conducted in Bugongi in Northern division, Kekubo in Central division and Mwanjari in the southern division, Kabale Municipality.
20:14
20:14

Residents Carry Body to RDC’s Office to Justify Travel Clearance Mukono RDC 2 1

According to his wife Edith Nakijjoba they turned up for a clearance in the morning hours but failed to see the RDC until they have decided to carry the body to his office that he accepted to sign a travel clearance form to Masuliita in Luwero district.
17:42
17:42

Police Stuck with 10 Children Abandoned During Covid-19 Lockdown 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said the children were being handled by Kampala Central Child and Family Protection desk. Onyango urged parents to pick their children.
14:11
14:11

Soldiers Sentenced to Six Months in Prison for Assaulting Civilians 2 Top story

President, Yoweri Museveni ordered the arrest of the suspects when grisly pictures showing civilians with wounds resulting from the torture by security officers in the course of enforcing the dawn to dusk curfew.
11:53
11:53

Thugs Arrested for Targeting City Shops 2

According to Onyango, the suspects were found with breaking implements targeting several shops long Ben Kiwanuka Street. The suspects also had hammers, machetes, knives, metals and drugs.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
10:54
10:54

Lack of Fuel Hinders Operations of COVID-19 Gulu Task Force World Vision 2 1

Yoweri Idiba, the Gulu District Health Officer - DHO says on average; the task force needs a minimum of 80 liters of fuel every 24 hours or cash equivalent of one million shillings for the ambulances to respond to emergencies.
17:32
17:32

Police in Kitgum Stuck With Capital Offenders As Courts Remain Closed 1

Security personnel say the suspects were arrested on separate days shortly after courts were suspended and have since remained in detention at Kitgum central police station.
15:18
15:18

Youth Burn Down House of Coronavirus Task force Member COVID-19 1

According to Abola, the youth from Olwal trading center in Pagoro village targeted him for reporting them for defying presidential directive on social distancing.
12:58
12:58

Security Beefed Up in Kampala Markets LDU 2

Markets such as St Balikuddembe also known as Owino, Busega, Usafi, Kajjansi and Natete have reportedly been beefed with 12 to 30 LDUs for night security. The LDUs number have been deployed depending on the size of the market, the amount of merchandise left by traders staying home and the number of dealers sleeping in.
11:22
11:22

Enforcement of COVID-19 Curfew Provokes War Memories in Acholi Gulu town 5 1

The latest incident involved 16 security personnel; 10 police officers and six UPDF soldiers who tortured over 38 civilians in Elegu Town Council, Uganda-South Sudan border while enforcing the 14 days’ curfew.
10:58
10:58

Crime Preventer Arrested for Trafficking People into Uganda 4 1

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that they managed to arrest the suspect through combined effort from concerned residents. He noted that the suspect will be charged with defying presidential directives and human trafficking.
21:50
21:50

Two UPDF Soldiers held for Aiding Congolese Enter Uganda

Captain Peter Mugisha, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that the soldiers whom he declined to reveal their identities for security reasons were arrested on Monday after a tip off from their fellows that they were helping DR Congo nationals to cross to Uganda.
16:58
16:58

Boda Boda Cyclists Join Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Boda Boda riders 6

William Komakech, the Kitgum resident commissioner says Boda Boda riders within the district have now been added as the sixth subcommittee in the task force to aid in implementation of the president’s directives.
14:51
14:51

Lack of Protective Equipment Worry Security Personnel in Gulu deadly plague 3 1

Another UPDF personnel attached to the UPDF 4th Division lamented they have been arresting and sometimes beating suspects defying lawful orders without any protective equipment exposing them and their families to risk.
13:46
13:46

Gulu Residents Brutalized by Gangs Under Cover of COVID-19 Curfew industrial area 3 1

Residents of Gulu say that a number of them have fallen victim to antics of gangs that waylay them around Cemetery Road, Tank Road, School Road and Commercial Road in Pece Division as well as Alolokolum Road around the industrial area in Layibi Division. They are mainly looking out for people who are caught outside their homes at the time of the curfew.
11:53
11:53

Congolese Businessmen Sneaking into Uganda through West Nile 4 2

The Ugandan government had earlier on announced that its borders would be closed, in order to forestall the spread of the virus, which has killed more 65, 000 People across the world. So far, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uganda stands at 52 people, the majority of which, were all imported by travellers from Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
11:17
11:17

UPDF Investigates Impostors RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1 Top story

Geoffrey Okiswa, the Serere Resident District Commissioner, says that Elegu has been working together with John Oryada who is still at large. Okiswa explains that Elegu revealed that he is a veteran while Oryada is a serving officer currently undergoing training at Lugazi.
07:34
07:34

COVID19 Curfew: 14-Year-Old Girl Shot in Kapchorwa 1 1 Top story

Michael Chebet Musau, the East Division LC III Chairperson, condemned the act of shooting live bullets at civilians. He however also faulted residents for being chaotic and disrespecting security forces, which could have prompted them to open live bullets.
10:13
10:13

Busia Residents Provoking Security Forces to cane them- RDC 4

On Thursday, residents of Mawero, Arubaine, Solo villages in Busia town pelted stones to the UPDF, Police and LDU officers who were enforcing the 7pm to 6.30am curfew. The incident left two police officers injured.
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