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13:09
13:09

14 Guns Recovered From LDU Deserters in Seven Days illegal firearms 1

Police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF are conducting voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region located in the neighbourhood of the armed communities of Turkana in Kenta and Toposa in South Sudan's Toposa.
10:31
10:31

Security Personnel Raise Concerns over Cattle Thefts, Illegal Guns in Kotido illegal firearms 1 2

Capt. Albert Arinaitwe, the 3rd Division Spokesman says over 70% of gun recoveries and cattle thefts are recorded from Kotido district. He notes that while other districts within Karamoja have tried to engage locals against the acts of theft and illegal possession of firearms, Kotido has remained adamant.
17:32
17:32

Hoima 'Missile' Maker Arrested illegal firearms

Anatoli Kiiza, a 29 year-old mechanic in Hoima district known for fabricating machines to make what he calls a missile, has been arrested.
18:46
18:46

Police Officer Held for Illegal Possession Of Firearm illegal firearms

Police investigation found that the weapon belongs to Saracen Security Group in Kampala. It is suspected that Oola stole the rifle from a security guard on duty at Nkrumah Road in 2015.
17:42
17:42

LC Official on Run For Illegal Possession of Firearm illegal firearms 1

During the same operation, security also picked up Fred Onapa, a former Amuka militia after he was found in possession of a fire arm number 93762000 with 39 rounds of live ammunition.
10:51
10:51

Lira Issues 2-month Amnesty for Illegal Fire Arm Holders firearms 1 Top story

Security officials in Lira district have offered a two month amnesty and a chance for persons still holding onto illegal fire arms to hand them in and not face prosecution. Manshur Suwed, Central North regional police spokesperson, says the two month blanket amnesty is intended to promote peaceful recovery of illegal firearms.
14:24
14:24

Tororo Guard Shoots Workemate to Death alcoholism

Police in Tororo Municipality are holding a security guard suspected of shooting to death his colleague. Emmanuel Oketch (30) was deployed by JAG Security Company at Uganda College of Commerce Tororo - UCC located in North Budama Sub County in Tororo district.
15:01
15:01

Former South Sudan Labourer Arrested With Pistol illegal firearms 3 2

He says after robbing the money, Ssaka who returned from Bor in South Sudan also attempted to rob motorcycle number UDK 351G from Peter Kakonyi and John Kabanda.
14:09
14:09

Three Arrested with Gun in Kiryandongo District illegal firearms

Police in Kiryandongo district is holding three men for illegal possession of a firearm.
15:26
15:26

Tanzanian National Arrested For Illegal Possession of Pistol firearms

Claire was found out after she had a quarrel with manicurist over the fee she had to pay for the service. The manicurist Wasswa Kibedi demanded 2000 shillings for working on Claire\'s nails.
10:38
10:38

Lwengo Police Recovers Gun Hidden in Swamp gun recovered 2

Police in Lwengo district have recovered an AK-47 rifle and a full magazine of 30 rounds of ammunitions hidden in a swamp at Kasana village in Kingo Sub-county.
10:42
10:42

Man Sentenced to One Year for Unauthorised Wearing of Army Uniform updf

The chairman of the General Court Martial Brigadier Fred Tolit has sentenced a young man to one year in jail after pleading guilty for being found dressed in army uniform.
07:34
07:34

Gulu Leaders Urge Army to Use LCs in Disarmament Exercise updf 2

The army last week launched another phase of the disarmament exercise in the northern district of Gulu that it says will be jointly carried out with the police and other security agencies.
14:22
14:22

35 Guns Recovered In Shoot to Kill Operation In Gulu illegal firearms 1

Security operatives in Gulu district say they have recovered at least 35 guns and over 100 rounds of ammunition from illegal possession since December 22nd last year, when a shoot-to-kill operation was launched against armed robbers.
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