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Three arrested for vandalising Karuma electric wires

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three residents of Lira City West Division are in police custody for vandalizing electric wires from the Karuma power transmission line. Two of the suspects are Hammed Hajjala,58, and Muhammed Okello 50. The third suspect is a teenager, whose identity has been witheld by …

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NAKASONGOLA: 235 head of cattle stolen in 10 months

Naksongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 235 heads of cattle have been reported stolen in Nakasongola district, leaving pastoralists crying foul. According to the District Police report, 235 heads of cattle were stolen between May 2022 to March 2023.  The report indicates that only 127 have been recovered …

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CRE teacher arrested over theft of school computers

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gerald Ampulire, the Director of Studies at Malera- Kabarwa Seed Secondary School in Bukedea District is in trouble over the disappearance of 14 computers from the school laboratory on Sunday night. Ampulire, who teaches Christian Religious Education-CRE was arrested after a Police dog led detectives to his house …

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NAMISINDWA: Suspected motorcycle thief killed by Kenyan Nationals

Namisindwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenyan nationals have snatched a suspected motorcycle thief from Namisindwa district in Uganda and lynched him. The deceased is Geoffrey Nacholikyo, 28, a resident of Bumakoloti village, Bukokho parish in Bukokho sub county, Namisindwa district. Samuel Kundu, a resident of Bumakoloti village says that Nacholikyo …

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Umeme disconnects MP’s home, Medical school over power theft

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power distributor Umeme has raided the home and medical school belonging to Katikamu North Member of Parliament (MP) Denis Ssekabira for alleged power theft. The weekend operation across Luwero Town Council targeting a number of houses and buildings started from the legislator’s home in Kizito …

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