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16:46
16:46

Security Forces Defend Arrest of Reformed Cattle Rustlers in Karamoja local leaders 2 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander said that some suspects who pretend to surrender guns peacefully have got a big following of raiders and setting them free becomes a mockery to the security forces. He says that several raiders who surrendered guns to the security forces have been re-arrested with more guns despite possessing amnesty certificates.
16:50
16:50

Sub-county Chairperson, District Councilor Held over GISO's Murder Napak district 3 1

Brig Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division Army commander said the suspects Identified as Elijah Lobucel, the sub county chairperson and Mario Logit, the district councilor are accused of masterminding the killing of the GISO in Lokopo sub county.
17:09
17:09

Kotido Leaders Demand Release of Cattle Rustler cattle rustlers 1 2

The suspect identified as Igira a.k.a Museveni was arrested last week at the 405 brigade after he voluntarily handed over his firearm.
13:05
13:05

Suspected Warriors Attack Kraal in Moroto, Steal 35 Cows Moroto district 2 1

John Robert Adupa the LCIII Chairperson Lotisan sub-county, says that the warriors attacked the kraal in the night and people who were guarding the kraal fled to the Army detach that is about 100 meters away.
16:49
16:49

Police Recover two Sub Machineguns Hidden in an Amudat Bush looro sub county 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson said the weapons are suspected to belong to the LC3 chairpersons of Looro and Achorichori sub-counties who were arrested at the beginning of July 2022 after security received credible information that they owned illegal guns.
18:28
18:28

Now Cattle Rustlers Punish Moroto Residents for Snoring at Night goats 1 1

Josephine Naduk, a resident of Atedeoi village said that ever since they received goats from the government, they have never had a peace as rustlers’ roam throughout the nights looking for goats to steal.
15:16
15:16

Soldier Shoots Dead 80-Year-Old Man UPDF soldiers 2

Anjello Pulkol, the Loputuk sub-county councilor who is also a son of the deceased has disputed reports from security claiming that his father was killed because of spearing a security officer.
10:47
10:47

Traders in Karamoja Transporting Crude Waragi in Sacks to Evade Arrest 2

The government banned the sale of crude waragi that is supplied from Jinja, Lira, Mbale, and Soroti to Karamoja to allow locals to concentrate on development.
12:07
12:07

Karamoja Leaders Seek Protection for Security Informers From Armed Warriors president museveni 2 1

Remigio Achia, the chairperson Karamoja parliamentary group earlier asked president Museveni to provide protection for intelligent informers as they are a soft target
23:07
23:07

Over 800 Karamojong Youth Miss UPDF Recruitment In Moroto moroto district 4 1

A number of youth on Monday turned up at Moroto Boma grounds where the recruitment exercise is ongoing but many were eliminated over lack of academic documents, while others failed to meet the required age bracket.
08:49
08:49

Another LC3 chairperson in Karamoja Escapes Gun Attack abim district 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that Ochuu was attacked along with Robert Amenya, a boda boda rider by two Karamojong warriors armed with a gun.
07:14
07:14

Security Arrests Rustlers As They Attempt to Sneak out to Sebei Sub region Karamajong warriors 1

Maj. Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson, says that the warriors were intercepted on their way to raid livestock in the Sebei sub-region.
07:58
07:58

RDC Gives Warriors Week's Ultimatum to Surrender Illegal Firearms shoot to kill 1 1 Top story

Justin Tuko, the Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC, said they have already issued an order to security forces to shoot and kill those suspected of owning illegal firearms but they have given them the last chance to voluntarily hand over the firearms.
10:57
10:57

UPDF Denies Killing 400 In Aerial Bombardment 3rd updf division 2 2

‘’Our attention has been drawn to an article running in different media alleging that there was a silent genocide in Karamoja. The article is totally not true and the public should not rely on these falsehoods,’’ Oware said.
10:32
10:32

22 UPDF Uniforms, 45 Guns Recovered in Cordon and Search Operation in Karamoja 1

Major Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson says the joint forces have also arrested 3,592 suspects across the nine districts of Karamoja.
09:44
09:44

Kaabong Officials Demand Compensation for Stolen Livestock 1 2 Top story

According to Meri, there is a new element of commercialization of rustling, where wrongdoers connive to steal cows. He noted in the past, Karamojong used to raid for prestige, but it is currently driven by the desire for money.
16:02
16:02

Army, Police Arrest 800 Karamojong Suspected Rustlers in One Day community 2 2

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson said the energized operations are aimed at recovering illegal guns, arresting and prosecuting criminal elements who have been involved in cattle rustling.
10:13
10:13

Karamoja Elders Oppose Proposed Revival of Nabilatuk Resolution community 2 1

John Paul Kodet, the LCV chairperson of Napak district, says that there is a need to break the cycle of livestock-based conflict using community mechanisms that would punish and discourage animal theft.
07:20
07:20

Security Situation Gradually Returning to Normal in Karamoja communities 4 1

Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Infantry Division spokesperson told URN in an interview over the weekend that no major incident was reported over the last two weeks. Oware said that they have been stepping up the number of troops on the ground to carry out day and night patrols with the view to strengthening the protection of civilians and recovery of illegal firearms from the suspected cattle rustlers.
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