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Over 40 gang criminals arrested in Arua swoop

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 40 youths believed to be members of notorious gangs in Arua city have been arrested in a police swoop. The suspects were picked up in a two day’s operation in River Oli division which started on Sunday night. Security swung into action after …

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Excitement as Arua, Mbarara assume city status

Uganda now has eight cities  1⃣ Fortportal 2⃣ Jinja 3⃣ Masaka 4⃣ Mbarara 5⃣ Mbale 6⃣ Arua 7⃣ Gulu Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated the people of Jinja, Arua, Gulu, Masaka, FortPortal, Mbarara and Mbale, whose towns today became cities. “This is an acknowledgement of the growth these towns have experienced …

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Private guard shoots LDU during curfew

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An Local Defense Unit-LDU officer is admitted at Rhema Hospital in Arua after being shot on the head by a private security guard using an arrow. Rashid Aiga, who is attached to the 59th UPDF battalion in Arua was on patrol together with police …

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Police recover gun of slain Ayivuni OC

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security officials in Arua have recovered a gun belonging to a policeman who was murdered last year. The gun was recovered on Sunday from Barifa forest in Arua Hill Division Arua Municipality by a joint team of the police and UPDF. Corporal Santos Chandwong …

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Installation of CCTV cameras excites Arua town residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Arua town have welcomed the installation of CCTV cameras to boost security in the town. The project funded by the government of Uganda that was first started in Kampala capital city is expected to cover all the major towns in the country. …

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