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23:07
23:07

Over 800 Karamojong Youth Miss UPDF Recruitment In Moroto moroto district 4 1

A number of youth on Monday turned up at Moroto Boma grounds where the recruitment exercise is ongoing but many were eliminated over lack of academic documents, while others failed to meet the required age bracket.
07:58
07:58

RDC Gives Warriors Week's Ultimatum to Surrender Illegal Firearms shoot to kill 1 1 Top story

Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, said they have already issued an order to security forces to shoot and kill those suspected of owning illegal firearms but they have given them the last chance to voluntarily hand over the firearms.
10:57
10:57

UPDF Denies Killing 400 In Aerial Bombardment 3rd updf division 2 2

‘’Our attention has been drawn to an article running in different media alleging that there was a silent genocide in Karamoja. The article is totally not true and the public should not rely on these falsehoods,’’ Oware said.
14:59
14:59

LC3 Chairperson in Moroto Arrested Over Inciting Violence at Court Premises Police and UPDF 1 1

Isaac Lokol was arrested at Moroto grade one magistrate’s court premises where he had turned up to check on the suspects who appeared before court.
11:04
11:04

Naming Suspected Criminals Gives Hope to Restoration of Peace in Moroto Local leaders 1 1 Top story

Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says that they have so far arrested six suspects whose names appeared on the list and they confirmed owning guns. Tuko said one of the suspects was arrested by the community in Loputuk sub-county when he was named in the security meetings.
18:25
18:25

Moroto Orphanage Home, Residents Bicker Over Land 4 1

The home was established by the late Bill Behrman who passed away in 2018 and in 2020 Rebekah Bullen inherited the orphanage, under the Mission Critical international.
10:12
10:12

Moroto Names 28 Suspected Cattle Rustlers Owning Illegal Firearms 3 1 Top story

George William Wopuwa, the Moroto Resident District Commissioner (RDC), says that they resolved to expose those with illegal firearms so that the communities pressurise them to surrender them.
19:14
19:14

Top Karimojong Rustler, Eight Kenyans Jailed for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 2

Col. Frank Kateraho, the chairperson of the court martial pronounced the convict, Achucu as the most notorious warrior who is commanding a group of sixty armed warriors distributed all over Karamoja and Turkana in Kenya
16:55
16:55

Moroto Declares Curfew to Stem Worsening Insecurity in Municipality 3 1

Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Justin Tuko announced the decision on Thursday, saying the curfew will run between 8 pm and 5 am mostly in camp Swahili, Kambizi and Camp Swahili juu where cases of burglary are on the rise.
11:25
11:25

Panic in Moroto as Rustlers Turn to Burglary 1 2

According to Puwan, when his number failed to go through, he decided to surrender the keys to his chicken house to save his life. The warriors made off with 20 chickens. ‘’I just said it's better I lose chicken than my life because they gave me two options to either hand them the keys or they burn me inside the house, I couldn’t die because of chicken,’’ he said.
17:00
17:00

Suspected Cattle Rustler Shot Dead, Prison Gun Recovered 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson, says that the incident happened around 9:00 pm on Sunday after the joint security team comprising the police and UPDF officers on night patrol within Acholi inn found the warrior trying to sneak into a bar with an SMG rifle and five rounds of ammunition.
11:53
11:53

UPDF Provides More Troops for Deploying at Kenya Border 2 1

Major Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd infantry division spokesperson said that they are continuing to receive more troops throughout this week amounting to a battalion that comprises 740 soldiers.
08:38
08:38

Court Martial Convicts 27 Rustlers For Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

While convicting the convicts, Col Francis Kateraho noted that the government gave the suspects ample time to voluntarily surrender illegal firearms in their possession but they chose to pay a deaf ear, which prompted the joint security forces to apply force leading to their arrest.
19:09
19:09

Guns of Killed Geologists' Escorts Recovered in Kenya 1 1

Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson confirmed to URN that the police in Kenya helped them to recover the weapons that were abandoned by the Turkana warriors. Oware added that they are collaborating with Kenyan police to hunt for the attackers and to have them brought to book.
12:19
12:19

Suspected Turkana Rustlers Arrested with Guns in Moroto 1 2

Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson, says that they picked up the suspects on March 30, 2022, during their operation around the border areas. He says that the suspects are in custody at the UPDF 3rd division headquarters in Moroto pending further investigations.
10:21
10:21

Reformed Karamojong Warriors Return to Raiding Cattle, Arrested 3 2

The soldiers were shocked to find Achucu, a resident of Mogoth village in Lotisan sub-county, involved with another cattle raid. He was arrested alongside Lomuria Ariko, the chairperson of the peace committee in Rupa sub-county for allegedly raiding five cattle from Kotido district.
09:30
09:30

Police Announce "100% Enforcement" of Covid-19 Restrictions in Karamoja Uganda Police Force 4

Police says it is taking a keen interest in churches, bars and the curfew hours as they plan to secure the festive season and ensure the safety of the public, warning that all those who defy will be arrested and charged in accordance with the Covid-19 directives.
14:28
14:28

Moroto Prisons Mourning Murder of Their Own 2

David Charles Opio, the Mt. Moroto Regional Prisons Commander described the killing as highly regrettable, especially after curfew time.
14:18
14:18

Businessman Arrested With OWC Hoes 3

Godfrey Isumba was transporting the hoes to Namutumba district from Moroto in a Tata box body registration UBH 407U.
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