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17:34
17:34

Anti-Corruption Unit Returns Bodies of Deceased Laborers from Kuwait Unit Corporation 1 1 Top story

Charles Twine, the Spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate told URN that the deceased laborers whose identified have been withheld by police were trafficked to Kuwait on May 18th, 2019 by Spotlight, an International Labor export firm.
17:57
17:57

Activists Want Special Courts To Try Human Traffickers human trafficking 1 4

Statistics from the National Task Force against human trafficking indicates that 674 cases of human trafficking have been reported to Police since 2016. Of these, only 59 cases have been convicted from the 176 cases taken to court.
11:36
11:36

The Hustle of Returning Bodies from Foreign Countries human trafficking 1 3

Martin Wandera, the Director of the Labor Desk in the Gender Labor and Social Development Ministry, says well as the Ministry and Interpol try as much as they can to help people stuck abroad, many of them leave the country illegally.
19:02
19:02

Police Arrests Two for Trafficking Girls for Sex Trade human trafficking 1 1

Preliminary police findings indicate that the two suspects have been running an illegal operation through which girls and young women are convinced to go to Oman for work but they are instead forced into sex trade. It has been established that the suspects have taken more than 20 girls to Oman through the Busia-Nairobi-Dubai-Oman route.
15:44
15:44

Suspected Serial Human Trafficker arrested, more than 20 people defrauded travel visas 2

Unlike most fraudsters who obtain money and disappear, Twikiriza has been getting transport and travel visas for the victims only for them to be stranded when they reach Dubai.
08:00
08:00

Four Muslim Clerics Held For Trafficking 71 Children human trafficking 3 2

Lameck Kigozi, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says during interrogations, the sheikhs told cops that they were transporting children for Madrasa lessons at Jinja Taqwa Mosque and they got suspicious on why they traveling at night.
12:35
12:35

Uganda grapples with Human Trafficking 1

Investigations revealed that most Ugandans who are either knowingly of unknowingly convinced to leave the country in search of better employment head to Kuwait, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates – UAE and Qatar.
09:57
09:57

Anti-Human Trafficking Unit Hunts For Key Suspect house helps

According to Binoga, Arinda charges her victims between two to three million shillings with promises of helping them to get jobs in supermarkets and restaurants.
16:19
16:19

Abducted Girl: We Were Sex Slaves rape

She confirms that Mukiibi used her as a sex slave during the four years he held her captive. She says she was not Mukiibi\'s only victim. There were two other girls held in the same house.
11:15
11:15

Rukungiri Man Held for Trying to Sell 18 Month-old Son human trafficking

Muhumuza, in police custody, admitted he had been trying to sell off his 18 month-old son in order to raise school fees for his other five children. He wanted to be able to send the children to school at the beginning of the new term that started on Monday, 4th February.
10:37
10:37

Police: Kalinga Involved In Commission Of Crime acleo kalinga

In 2005, security in Uganda arrested Kalinga and held him incommunicado for two years without access to a lawyer or a medical doctor. He was only released after Makindye West Member of Parliament, Hussein Kyanjo, brought his case to the floor of parliament.
14:40
14:40

Indian Victim of Human Trafficking Speaks Out 1

As Uganda struggles to come to terms with latest crime human trafficking for sex slavery, more Indian nationals are smuggled into the country to work as slave labourers.
17:39
17:39

Indian held Over Human Trafficking

In their statement recorded by the Special Investigations Unit – SIU, the human trafficking victim claimed that they had all together lost about UD $ 45,000 [UGX 119M] to Nono.
09:51
09:51

Woman Returns Home After 11 Months in Malaysia Sex Trade human trafficking

A 23 year old woman who was trafficked to Malaysia has returned home after spending 11months in what she calls sex slavery. Rita Nabangwa (not real names) says she experienced 11months of torture, intimidation and rape from traffickers who are openly operating in Uganda.
11:40
11:40

3 Arrested For Alleged Child Trafficking human trafficking

Police in Nebbi have arrested three people for alleged involvement in child trafficking. Joyce Atim, Pauline Nyamungu and Omwon Goffine, all residents of Nebbi town were arrested after two children went missing in Kampala.
12:53
12:53

Intermarriages Draw Attention of Immigration Directorate human trafficking

The increasing marriages involving Ugandan girls and West African men have drawn the attention of the Directorate of Immigration and Citizenship Control.
19:04
19:04

West Africans- Ugandans Marriages Spark Human Trafficking Fears immigration

The increasing marriages involving West African and Ugandan girls has caught the eye of the department of immigration fearing it might be a ploy to lure these girls into the booming sex trade in China and Malaysia.
12:27
12:27

Gov't Creates Inter-Ministerial Committee to Fight Human Trafficking 1

Government has formed an Inter ministerial committee to help fight increasing cases of human trafficking that have hit the country lately.
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