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10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 3 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
07:40
07:40

Two Security Guards Arrested Over Gun Theft in Gulu City 1

Sunday Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the roadside.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 4 1

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
11:26
11:26

Suspect Dies in Police Custody in Gulu Gulu City 3 1

Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
15:06
15:06

Gulu City Registers Poor Revenue Collection 2 1 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Mayor Gulu City reveals that the low revenue collection is due to leakages in the collection process. Okwonya noted that at Layibi Market in Bardege- Layibi Division where there are over 100 vendors, the contractor only remits Shillings 300,000 monthly to the City Council implying that he collects only Shillings 10,000 a day from only about 10 vendors.
17:35
17:35

Man Fined UGX 35.2m for Defrauding Lawyer in Fake Land Sale Gulu City 1

According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
16:48
16:48

Court Drops Assault Case Against Former MP Odonga Otto Gulu City 1

Appearing in court on Thursday, Okot asked the court to drop the case. He explained that he had agreed with Odonga to settle the matter out of court. He also said that he and Odonga had reconciled.
08:31
08:31

Two In Trouble for Assaulting Old Man to Death Gulu City 1

Joel Christopher Luwum, a resident of Patuda Parish, says that the suspects and others still at large waylaid the deceased on Friday evening on his way from Forgod Trading Center and assaulted him leaving him with multiple injuries.
10:12
10:12

MP Odonga Otto Checked for Mental Stability, to be Charged in Two Courts Gulu City 3 1

Francis Olugu, the Deputy Director of Criminal Investigations told URN in an interview that they subjected Odonga Otto to mental health examination to ascertain his mental stability, under police form number 24.
12:29
12:29

MP Odonga Otto Arrested in Gulu Gulu City 1 2

Otto was arrested on Tuesday at around 9 am from Bomah Hotel in Gulu City by Francis Olugu, the Deputy Director for Criminal Investigations. Odonga was at the gym at the time of his arrest.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 1 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
16:39
16:39

Street Gang Members, Bar Owners Arrested in a Crackdown in Gulu Gulu City 2 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were picked up from hangouts within Gulu City such as Buganda Pub, Password, Indoors and Northern Pearl.
12:46
12:46

Some LRA Victims Seek Lighter Sentence for Ongwen Gulu City 3 1 Top story

"Abductees were beaten for walking too slowly," the ruling stated... "mothers were forced to abandon their children on the side of the road; one child was left on a rubbish pit." Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt narrated.
07:51
07:51

Mukamanayamba Factory in Gulu Closed over Poor Waste Disposal Gulu City 2

The decision follows an outcry from the community who accused the factory owners of disposing of liquid wastes in the open hence, causing foul smell and health risks.
14:40
14:40

Deceased Gulu EC Staff Ingested Poison-Police Gulu City 2 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the postmortem conducted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital morgue indicates that a chemical substance was found in the deceased’s body.
20:36
20:36

Gulu Man Charged With Defiling a 3-Year-Old Girl Gulu City 1

Court heard that the accused was caught red-handed having sexual intercourse with the minor on her mother’s bed by the victim’s elder brother. The accused who is the victim’s cousin, is said to be HIV Positive.
12:07
12:07

80 Suicide Cases Registered in Acholi Sub –Region from January Gulu City 2 1 Top story

Suicide by ingesting poison took the first spot with 51 cases followed by hanging with 26, drowning 2 and shooting came last with 1 case. Agago district registered the highest number with 20 cases followed by Omoro with 14, Gulu 13 and Pader 12 cases. Amuru, Kitgum, Lamwo and Nwoya districts registered 8, 7, 4 and 2 suicide cases respectively.
12:25
12:25

EC Petitioned Over Misuse of Gulu City Ambulance by Mayoral Candidate Gulu City Council 1 1

In a letter written on December 14th by Patrick Ochola, the lead petitioner to the Gulu District Registrar, George Labeja who is the interim Mayor of Gulu City and a contestant for Mayoral seat of Laroo –Pece Division is using an Ambulance registration number UBH 234Z belonging to Gulu City Council for campaign purposes.
15:22
15:22

Man Arrested in Gulu for Knocking Two Dead Koro Sub –County 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that preliminary findings indicate that Odong was driving under the influence of alcohol.
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