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19:20
19:20

Namirembe Hillside Students Released on Bond 1 1

The students who were arrested on July 28 spent over seven days in police custody at Kasangati Police Station without being taken to court which is contrary to the recommended 48 hours.
18:02
18:02

Five Additional Charges Slapped on Arua Treason Suspects by-election 4 1

The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.
17:42
17:42

Zigy Wyne Was Bruised in Motorbike Accident – Witnesses Police 1

The four who have recorded statements with the police allegedly include persons who participated in Alinda’s rescue, treatment and recovery of items from the accident scene.
17:09
17:09

Two Suspected Congolese Militiamen Arrested on Lake Albert Fishermen 2 1 Top story

According to Obura, four Congolese militiamen, armed with an AK 47 rifle raided Lake Albert waters near Nkondo landing site in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and started robbing fishing gear including fishing nets, hooks and boat engines from Ugandan fishermen.
16:07
16:07

Police Destroy Narcotics Drugs Worth UGX 4Billion Entebbe airport 3 Top story

The Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate, Grace Akullo, said the drugs were confiscated between April and July 31 this year being smuggled out of the country. She disclosed that only one person was arrested with drugs destined for Uganda but majority were only using Entebbe airport as transit route.
15:52
15:52

Rwandan National in Rukiga Killed in Brawl 5 2

Augustine Kwizera, a resident of Kabarondo in Kayonza District Province in Rwanda was killed on Monday night at around 10:00 PM at town trading centre.
15:19
15:19

One-Year-Old Boy Killed In Suspected Ritual Murder Ahmed Musakana 4 1 Top story

According to Nakanjako, the minor’s naked body was discovered by her grandson who was sweeping the compound this morning. He immediately alerted her and later the LC 1 Chairman.
14:41
14:41

Police Officer Arrested in Entebbe Road Robbery Granted Bail Armed robbery 1 1

Amutuhire, the Commandant of Operations at Kajjansi Police Station was arrested last month with Richard Musinguzi, another Police officer attached to Kajjansi Police Station after an attempt to rob Tom Kisubika, a fish trader as he travelled to Kasenyi Landing site with 45 million shillings.
12:52
12:52

Boda Boda Murders: Police Question Arrest of Constable, Informant By ISO John Bosco Mugisha 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the duo has been very helpful in the investigations into the gruesome murder of Boda-boda riders. According police, Lusiba and Sserwadda provided information that led to the arrest 21 suspects in connection to Boda boda killings.
12:39
12:39

Unanswered Questions Surround Musician Zigy Wyne’s Death 4 1

Alinda, 29, an artist, IT technician and Social Media Blogger, was pronounced dead on Sunday night at Mulago National Referral Hospital, where he had been admitted after being dumped by yet to be identified people.
11:54
11:54

Busoga Chief, Former MP Munaba Fight Over Forest Land district 1 1 Top story

The soldiers handed over Ntale and the three civilians identified as Elvis Bagyananseko, Dennis Kalulu and Joshua Kalulu to Mayuge police station. The two royal guards whose identities have been withheld were detained in the forest.
11:16
11:16

Police Officer Arrested Over Missing Gun Paul Kangave

Paul Kangave, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident, saying that police investigations into the matter have kicked off. He says Kasujja was picked up to help police investigations into the theft of the gun.
07:59
07:59

Electricity Cooperative Society Suspends Engineer, Investigates Manager for Alleged Extortion 1 1

Engineer Barnabas Okeny, the Pader – Abim Community Multipurpose Electricity Cooperatives Society Board Chairperson, says they received complaints of extortion from some of the people earmarked to benefit from the free Electricity Connection Policy (ECP).
07:58
07:58

Family, Mourners Fight Over Zigy Wyne’s Body 3

The artist passed on yesterday, a few days after he was allegedly dumped at Mulago Hospital by unknown people. At the time of his admission, he had reportedly been tortured, his fingers chopped, his left eye plucked out and had visible burns all over his body.
07:30
07:30

Panic as Kyotera District Service Commission Secretary Vacates Office on Interdiction Rose Nalubowa

The Chief Administrative Officer, Fred Kalyesubula directed Kayinga last week to handover office to his deputy; Teddy Nakyanzi to pave way for investigations. Kalyesubula accordingly ordered for re-verification of the academic papers of all staffs recruited in the past three years Kayinga has been in office.
07:05
07:05

Sironko Parents Destroy School Gardens over Head Teacher Transfer 4 1

Moses Gamasho, the Chairperson of the School Management Committee, says parents rampaged when they heard that Wangwe had been replaced by Beatrice Nandutu as head teacher.
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