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89 Moroto prison escapees re-arrested

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police forces are not about to get tired of hunting for the 219 prisoners who escaped from Moroto government prisons last year. The inmates broke out of jail in November last year after overpowering prison staff and accessing the armory where they …

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Somali national nabbed counterfeiting Ugandan sugar

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have stormed a storage facility at Kosiroi in Moroto district along the Uganda-Kenya border where a businessman has been repackaging Ugandan sugar in paper bags labelled Kenyan sugar. They impounded 250 bags packaged under Kabaras Sugar Factory, a Kenyan based sugar factory. The …

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Karimojong disarmament: Army, police recover 23 guns in two weeks

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ongoing cordon and search operation by the army and police has led to the recovery of 23 firearms from cattle rustlers across Karamoja region since the second phase of disarmament exercise started on July 17th, 2021. Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region police spokesperson says …

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Karamoja prepares for second disarmament exercise

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police and army will on Saturday launch the second phase of the disarmament exercise in Karamoja. Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson says that the joint force operation will first begin with voluntary disarmament. Voluntary disarmament involves a peaceful recovery of guns where …

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Gunmen kill businessman in Napak, rob UGX 15m

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Napak district has launched a hunt for gunmen who ambushed and killed a businessman. Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson identified the deceased as Lorot Turon, 40 years, a resident of Kamor village, Kanawat sub county in Kotido district. He says …

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