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ASTU, UPDF recover 310 stolen cows in New Years day operations

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police’s Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) in collaboration with Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) have recovered 316 heads of cattle in countrywide operations targeting cattle theft and rustlers. The cows, according to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, were recovered during the operations at the start of the …

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Health workers in Agago district interdicted over abuse of office

Agago, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Eleven workers in three health facilities in Agago district have been interdicted for alleged negligence of duty and theft of essential drugs. Those interdicted include senior health staff and support staff working at Lamiyo health centre II, Kuywee health centre II, and Geregere health centre …

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Budaka RDC bans animal movement at night

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budaka Resident District Commissioner George Magunda, has banned the movement of livestock and birds in the district at night. The ban according to the RDC follows the upsurge of cattle theft in the district where over 50 heads of cattle were stolen from Mugiti …

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Man arrested for stealing vehicle in Busia

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Juma Igulu, a resident of Bugweri district is in trouble for alleged theft of a tipper truck. He is locked up at Busia Central Police Station for allegedly stealing truck registration number UAU 038F, belonging to Laban Wandera, the Dabani sub county LC V councilor. …

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Clerical immorality worries Rwenzori bishop

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPEDNENT | The Bishop of Rwenzori Anglican Diocese, Rt Rev Reuben Kisembo has called upon the newly ordained priests, deacons and lay leaders to always lead by example in a bid to deter the society from engaging in submissive acts. The bishop also cautioned the newly …

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Five Arua hospital staff arrested over ambulance theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people are in police custody in connection to the disappearance of an ambulance belonging to Arua Regional Referral Hospital. The Toyota Land Cruiser UG 6812M disappeared from the hospital parking yard on the night of Saturday, March 27th, 2021. However, the ambulance was reported …

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Butambala bans transportation of livestock at night

Butambala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Butambala district has banned the transportation of meat and animals at night in a bid to curb the rampant theft of livestock. Fred Paks Kalema, the Butambala Resident District Commissioner says that they have received numerous complaints from farmers regarding the theft of livestock and …

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Mityana mob intercepts cattle thieves, burns motorcycle

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Miseebe Central in Bulera Sub County, Mityana District are appealing for help to stop the rampant theft of livestock in their area. The appeal came after residents intercepted a group of suspected thieves who were carrying a calf and several goats allegedly …

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