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14:54
14:54

Police Arrest Two Suspected Ringleaders of Motorcycle Thieves in Busoga Kiira

Available intelligence information indicates that the suspects track down their victims for an estimated two months before they strike and rob them of their motorcycles. Their luck ran out when police recovered a motorcycle registration number; UFM 917M belonging to Amuza Ogoola, which was stolen from his home in Wairaka cell in Kakira town council, in Jinja district.
11:20
11:20

Two Arrested For Killing Motorcyclist in Jinja police spokesperson 1 1

The suspects who are locked up at Kiira East-Central police station are Paul Kalimungabo and Ramadhan Kapeere. They were picked up on Wednesday morning after residents who saw Kalimungabo depart with Mukisa tipped off police authorities.
09:22
09:22

Woman Arrested For Attempting to kill Toddler for Ritual Purposes child 1

Bakita has since reportedly confessed to having planned together with her boyfriend a month ago, whose identities have been withheld, to sacrifice a female child to appease the gods, who would, in turn, award them wealth.
19:52
19:52

Jinja Ritual Murder: Pastor Remanded to Bugembe Prisons church 2

The accused had been presented to court for the first mentioning of the charges levelled against them, following their arrest and detention at Kakira central police station since November.
15:35
15:35

Jinja Ritual Murder: Police Starts Registering all Pastors region 1 1

Godfrey Mwesigwa, the chairperson of Jinja Christian leaders’ fellowship says that, they have been registering cases of manipulation, where presumed pastors extort money from believers, with promises of making miracles in their lives, which are never realized.
15:05
15:05

Body of Missing 4-year-Old Girl Retrieved from Sugarcane Plantation police spokesperson 1 1

The girl was reportedly killed by Joseph Sserubiri, the lead pastor of Deliverance Church in Kakira market zone and his wife, Felista Namaganda, who had rented church space from John Mulodi, the father of the deceased. The two had gone missing together with the child in late September.
18:07
18:07

Woman Dies After Being Hacked on the Head by Her Husband police station

"The health workers in Mulago hospital accorded us all the necessary attention required to save Babirye, but we lacked funds to purchase essential medicines which partly contributed to her demise," her sister says.
09:52
09:52

Teenager Arrested For Orchestrating Motorcycle Thefts in Jinja city robbery 1 1

Magoola had earlier on fled into hiding when some motorcyclists attempted to lynch him for selling old motorcycle spare parts but failed to mention his suppliers raising suspicion that the parts are from stolen motorcycles. This prompted detectives to launch a manhunt for the suspect leading to his arrest on Wednesday night.
09:44
09:44

Seven-Year-Old killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice incident 2 1 Top story

Weyeye was grazing cattle with five other children on Wednesday evening when an unidentified man showed up with a machete and chopped off his head before vanishing from the scene. One of the boys, who witnessed the incident, says that the assailants targeted Weyeye because he was grazing cattle ahead of them.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers Busoga 3 1

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
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.
14:34
14:34

Seven Killed in Jinja Accident regional police 1 1 Top story

Alex Ssendawula, a survivor says the trailer driver bumped into their lane forcing the passenger vehicle to rest in the drainage.
10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 5 1 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
19:18
19:18

Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 2 1 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
13:25
13:25

Kakira Sugarcane Plantation Set Ablaze Jinja 3 4

They were allegedly burnt on Wednesday by residents of Nailo village in Kakira town council, who were protesting the death of their colleague.
13:06
13:06

Security Guard Shoots Youth Dead in Kakira Town Council Jinja

The 28-year old Batista Atayo, a resident of Nailo village in Kakira town council, Jinja district was shot dead by a security guard whose names have not yet been established. Industrial security services limited are responsible with ensuring security in Kakira sugar works plantations.
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