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13:21
13:21

Watchman Dies in Gulu City Restaurant Fire 1 1

According to Awich, the fire which started at around 6:00 am this morning started from a food store where the watchman had taken cover. He reportedly suffocated to death as the fire spread to other hotel parts.
13:15
13:15

Sniffer Dogs Aid Arrest of Ten Suspects in Gulu City 1 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson said on Saturday morning that the police canine department launched an operation to track down the suspects with the help of the sniffer dogs.
17:19
17:19

IG Wants OPM Officials Interdicted For Alleged Theft of UGX 1.2B Interdiction 5 1

A report from the IG indicates that part of the project money banked on account number 3100082 at Centenary Bank Gulu Branch was secretly transferred on April 30th this year without the knowledge of the project implementers.
20:42
20:42

Rising Kidnap, Murder of Youngsters Alarm Police in Gulu homicide 1

The Aswa Regional Police Public Relations Officer David Ongom Mudong disclosed on Monday in an interview with Uganda Radio Network that at least seven cases of kidnap and homicides were recorded in a fortnight!
12:27
12:27

IG Directs Sacking of Amuru Fisheries Officer For Forging UCE Results 3

According to an investigation report from IG, Baguma applied for the position of a fisheries officer in Amuru District Local Government on May 12, 2016, and stated that he had completed his UCE at Akalo Secondary School in 2000.
18:15
18:15

Musician in Trouble for Illegal Gun possession, Making Threats and 'Acholi' Remarks Lucky Bosmic Otim 2 2

In the first video recorded for one minute and forty seconds, the Musician turned politician is seen holding an AK47 assault rifle while threatening to carry out revenge on people he alleges are used to kill Acholi.
06:01
06:01

Gulu Central High School Expels 80 Students over Strike 5 3

Dr David Onen Otto, the Director of Gulu Central High School says that the students are part of the 961 students who are believed to have actively participated, were ring leaders, and masterminded the violent strike two weeks ago.
07:40
07:40

Rowdy Students Set Gulu High School Girl's Dormitory on Fire 3 1

George Yeko, the Coordinator of Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) in Gulu told URN on Tuesday evening that preliminary investigations show unknown students jumped over the fence to gain access into the school with burning charcoal in metallic containers, which they dropped in the dormitory through the open window.
15:30
15:30

New Details Emerge on Death of Gulu Central High Student stray bullet 1 2 Top story

Alarokuma says whereas the police indicate that her son died from a stray bullet, the postmortem report indicates the bullet penetration could have been from short range. She notes that the postmortem shows the deceased was shot on the left backside and the bullet followed the spinal cord and exited through the lower jaw, causing the victim to bleed to death.
08:41
08:41

Guns from South Sudan Used in Gulu City Robberies, Murders 1

Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki, the Fourth Infantry Division Commander says that one of the guns recovered during a joint operation was from South Sudan. He was however cagey on providing further details of the recovered gun.
14:48
14:48

Over 700 Road Signs Vandalized in Acholi and Lango Sub Regions Nwoya District 2 1

Henry Komakech, the Manager Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA Gulu Office told URN in an interview that the vandalism of the road signage has been very rampant along the major roads in the region from 2020 to date due to the rising demand for metals by scrap dealers.
07:33
07:33

Two Soldiers Arrested for Shooting Student at Gulu Central High School Gulu City 2 1

According to Kato, the duo was among dozens of other security personnel deployed at the school to quell the violent strike. The suspects reportedly fired nine bullets in the air to scare the angry students.
10:28
10:28

Update: One Student Confirmed Dead, Dozens Injured in Violent Strike at Gulu Central High School 2 2

Nancy Agenorwot, an eyewitness and neighbour at the school who offered first aid and rushed five injured female students to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment described the situation as disturbing.
10:53
10:53

Theft of Water Meters Worries Gulu Residents Layibi Central 2 1

Ivan Tekakwo, the Communication Officer at NWSC Gulu Office says that from October last year to date, they have received close to 1,000 cases of stolen water meters from their clients.
07:06
07:06

Ministry of Energy Wants Total Ban on Metal Scrap Business Northern Uganda 1 2

Sidronius Okasai Opolot, the Minister of State for Energy told URN in an interview that his Ministry is currently in talks with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives to initiate a total ban on the buying and selling of metal scrap as one of the ways of ending the rampant vandalism of electricity infrastructure by the suspected scrap dealers.
15:10
15:10

Dominic Ongwen Pleads for Psychosocial Support Northern Uganda 2 1

Ongwen said that the physical and psychological torture he underwent while in the bush including being forced to drink human blood and eat human flesh, left him with permanent trauma.
09:39
09:39

LRA's Ongwen Raises "Largest Grounds" of Appeal Against Conviction in ICC's History Dominic Ongwen 2 1

The grounds raised to challenge the Trial judgment include the Chamber’s conducting proceedings based on a Confirmation of Charges Decision which was legally defensive, violation of Ongwen’s right to notice by expanding the material, temporal and geographic scope of the charges beyond the parameters of the charged crimes and relying on evidence of acts not charged, thus "causing prejudice and making the trial unfair".
08:48
08:48

Former Street Kid Accused of Training Criminal Gangs in Nwoya Nwoya District 2 1

Court heard that Dickens Peter Okwir aged 35, and his co-accused David Anywar aged 22, recruited and trained a total of 32 youth in military drills contrary to Section 48(1) (a & b) of the Penal Code Act.
07:17
07:17

Kitgum Councilor Jailed For Illegal Possession of Ammunition 1 2

The military court heard that following a robbery at Christopher Ocaya’s shop in Kalabongo Central Village in Namukora Sub –County in Kitgum District on January 31, 2022, police conducted a search in Anywar’s house since he was the prime suspect in the robbery.
09:12
09:12

Criminal Gangs Evade CCTV in Gulu City, Terrorize Locals in the Outskirts Kweyo Ward 1 1

According to Ojok, four motorcycles have so far been robbed in Kweyo Ward within a period of one month. He says that the latest incident happened three weeks ago when the robbers shot the rider in the upper thigh.
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