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Police recover the late MP Abiriga’s stolen vehicle in DRC

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel have recovered a double cabin pick-up truck of the late MP Ibrahim Abiriga, which was stolen two weeks ago. The vehicle registration number UAY 668G, white in colour went missing from late Abiriga’s residence in Anyafio village Arua city last month. It was later …

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DPC set to be dismissed from Uganda Police over suspect’s escape

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Police disciplinary court sitting in Arua City has acquitted two police officers, recommended three for dismissal and severely reprimanded one in connection with negligence of duty, which led to escape of a notorious suspect. The disciplinary Court chaired by Commissioner of Police Ubaldo Bamunoba …

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DPC, MPs clash over Arua city’s trans night discos under curfew

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Arua District Police Commander and Members of Parliament on Covid-19 committee clashed over operation of night discos in Arua city in total disregard of the presidential directive and Ministry of Health guidelines. The MPs who are on a fact finding mission on management of …

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Arua Covid-19 surveillance team complains of harassment

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua district Covid-19 surveillance team has complained of harassment from communities where they receive alerts for positive cases. According to the surveillance team, whenever they respond to the alerts, the communities block them from evacuating the cases for treatment, demanding guidance on how to treat …

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Arua mobile money conman arrested

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding a man who has been targeting mobile money operators in Arua city. Police picked up Alex Leku, a businessman from Ariwara town in DR Congo over the weekend after registering a complaint from one of his victims. It is alleged that Leku …

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Arua city registers increase in child hawkers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Children selling foodstuffs have become a common sight on the streets in Arua city. Following President Yoweri Museveni’s announcement of a second lockdown, that also included the closure of educational institutions for 42 days, Arua city has seen several children selling merchandise in search of …

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Six markets in Arua closed over flouting SOPs

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six major markets in Arua district have been closed for flouting the Covid-19 standard operating procedures. Three of the markets were closed on Monday while others on Tuesday. The affected markets include Arivu in Arivu sub county, Ajia in Ajia sub county, Nyio, and Ejupala …

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