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16:58
16:58

Jinja CPS Cells Breakout: Leads Implicate Officers of Conniving with Wanted Criminals area 1 1

The Deputy RCC Peter Banya says the suspects were on security’s wanted the list for the past two years and their arrest was meant to serve as a relief to the affected communities, who had endlessly filed complaints against them. However, their "peaceful escape" without any of the cells guards firing to scare them off raises suspicion of an inside job.
19:29
19:29

Three Arrested Over Brutal Killing of 61- Year-Old Man resident

Suleiman Dhabasadha, a resident of the area, says that Mukasa was a peaceful man whose murder has shocked his community members.
12:59
12:59

Fuel Tanker Bursts in Flames area 4 2

Mulawa Waiswa, a resident within the area says that the crash has resulted into panic within their community and most of the parents have resolved to locking up their children inside the houses, as a means of deterring them from being exposed to the accident scene.
13:35
13:35

Jinja Residents In Panic Over Death Threats city 2 Top story

Ayub Wabika, the Jinja North division mayor says that information obtained from the affected communities shows that unemployed youths are behind the leaflets and threatening messages inscribed on resident’s walls. He says that security personnel are investigating the authenticity of the allegations.
11:08
11:08

Three Suspected Gang Leaders Arrested in Jinja member 1

The operations were prompted by leads provided by Paul Ogesa, the overall leader of Wakanda, a criminal gang, which specializes in snatching bags from women, house break-ins, drug abuse and syndicated aggravated robberies. The suspects surround villages armed with machetes and order their victims to surrender their valuables.
13:26
13:26

Sub County Chief Arrested over Bribes Extorted From Saving Groups community 1 1

“Those very officials escorted us to the bank and after withdrawing the money, they immediately wanted us to give them a kick back which we earlier declined," says a member of the beneficiary groups who reported the officials to the police. "After a week, I agreed to pay them 150,000 Shillings, but they kept on harassing me as they demanded for more money.”
17:28
17:28

Thugs Stab Bugembe Man Jinja 2 1

According to Magemeso, the three assailants who wore face masks forced his door open and grabbed him by the neck.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
10:38
10:38

Leg of Missing Child Recovered from Sugarcane Plantation police station

The Village Publicist Secretary, Rashid Kabukye, says the decomposing leg was found by hunters this morning. “We immediately sounded drums to alert the rest of the community,” he said.
14:50
14:50

Father Arrested For Selling Son Over Ritual Sacrifice district 1

Gamba’s mother, Olivier Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st, 2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his child.
11:57
11:57

Jinja Municipality Residents Protest Plans to Erect Telecom Mast land 3 1

They argue that there are four schools, residential houses, and a hospital and installing a mast in the area is hazardous to their health.
14:36
14:36

Bugiri Police Arrests One for Alleged Child Sacrifice investigation 1 1

He is alleged to have filed a case of a missing person at Nankoma police post, however, on interrogation, he failed to explain circumstances which led to the child’s disappearance, prompting police to mount search in the area.
14:47
14:47

120 Arrested in Jinja Operation accusation 1 3

It is alleged that the suspects are mainly involved in house breaking, drug abuse, motorcycle theft and snatching bags from women at night.
14:00
14:00

Teenage Pregnancies Overwhelm Namayingo Police court 2

Rose Nabwire, a social worker says parents have a negative attitude towards rehabilitation of their children when they become pregnant.
12:22
12:22

Police Recovers Stolen Firearm member 1 1 Top story

Ismael Mutakubwa, a cyclist says he saw street children playing with a small metallic object from the bush and alerted his colleagues.
18:01
18:01

Affirmative Action Eludes Indigenous Communities-Commission community 3 1

Medi Kaggwa, the Chairperson Uganda Human Rights Commission, says they have been monitoring the indigenous communities in mining areas to ensure that they benefit from the affirmative action.
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