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12:14
12:14

Young Man Hacked to Death in Buwenge resident

The deceased's father, Edward Tebiila says that his son has not been involved in any known conflicts in the area and he has no idea about the possible killer's motive.
08:39
08:39

Family Calls for Expeditious Inquiries into Businessman's Shooting district 1 1

Ismael Malore, a member of the deceased's family, says that their family is embroiled in property sharing wrangles spanning from 2016 when their father, Suleiman Malore, a powerful businessman passed away.
17:22
17:22

Woman Arrested over Killing of her Husband after 20 Years in Marriage police spokesperson

After reportedly battering her husband to death, Namakula reportedly called his relatives saying he had succumbed to flu.
13:52
13:52

Police Retrieve Decomposing Body from Forest Reserve Buwenge

Yafesi Kasiko, a herdsman says that he saw dogs around a deserted area within the forest reserve and went to check what was there only to the decomposing body covered by dry grass.
12:19
12:19

Acting Jinja District NRM Chairperson Dead death 1

Kato is reported to have broken down while at his home in Igombe village in Buwenge town council to Nile International hospital where he was pronounced dead.
17:37
17:37

Clinical Officer In Custody on Allegations of Raping Patient victim

The Kiira regional police surgeon, Vincent Masinde examined the patient and confirmed that she had indeed been sexually abused. The report shows that the rape victim sustained tears in her private parts and lost a lot of blood, which left her unconscious for close to three hours.
15:23
15:23

Soldier Succumbs to Wounds Resulting from Brawl police spokesperson

During the scuffle, Ngobi reportedly stabbed Kwewana with a knife in the neck and fled into hiding. Kwewana bled profusely and was rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital emergency unit for further management.
06:59
06:59

Jinja Man Surrenders to Police After Killing Wife crime 1

Naigaga sustained injuries on the head and neck and bled to death. Her lifeless body was retrieved by the neighbors who told URN that the couple was embroiled in endless fights and efforts to reconcile them didn’t produce results.
13:14
13:14

Police Hunt for Man who 'Vaccinated' 20 Victims with Fake Anti-rabies Vaccine health worker 2 1

The victims' parents say that the health workers were not readily available at the facility, but they interfaced with Kangawo, who offered to vaccinate them at a cost of 25,000 Shillings per victim, which they agreed to pay.
15:25
15:25

Teacher Arrested for Eloping with Former Pupil police spokesperson 1 1

Pande Samanya, the area defence secretary says that Ayeni was restricting the girl’s movements but after continuous probing, she confessed to having become a wife of his former teacher.
16:28
16:28

Pastor Arrested For Trafficking Minor Girls village 4 1

Sayyid Bifamengo, the Kyerinda A village chairperson, says that he held a meeting with Mugisa and attempted to get his personal data in vain.
19:31
19:31

Jinja District Council Finally Approves Executive Committee member

Simon Kibombo, the councillor representing Buwenge sub-county says that the lack of a functional executive committee was frustrating service delivery within the district.
16:44
16:44

Family of Tortured Victim Asks Police to Foot Medical Bills area 3 2

Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge Sub County, was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew in Magamaga trading centre along the Jinja-Kamuli highway.
16:31
16:31

Strange Disease Killing Goats, Sheep in Jinja animal 1 5

Robinah Kafuko, a resident of Buyengo trading center says that she has so far lost five goats to the strange disease. She says that despite isolating the infected goats and treating them outside the main herd, the disease has spread to the rest of the animals.
22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 1 3

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
17:23
17:23

Health Worker Found Dead in Bar Jinja

Henry Mugarura, the Jinja North Division Police Commander told URN the deceased’s body is lying at Buwenge Health Center IV mortuary awaiting postmortem.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
13:33
13:33

Fire Guts Juma Alhamil Boys Dormitory education 3 1

The fire which began at 10:00 pm on Tuesday destroyed the dormitory block housing over 150 boys of Primary five and six. Several suitcases, books and mattresses were all burnt to ash.
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