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MOTHER DRAGS SON-IN-LAW TO COURT

By UTN Reporter

Gulu - Drama ensued at the Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court after a woman sued her son-in-law for allegedly breaking into her house and stealing beans.

27 year old Smart Soft Ogenrwot appeared before Grade One Magistrate Yunus Ndiwala and was charged with theft

Prosecution alleges that on May18th 2017, while at Layik in Bungatira Sub County, Gulu district, the suspect broke into Rita Luwar’s house and stole beans that were in the store worth about Shs 700,000.

Ogenrwot however denied the allegation saying his mother-in-law was framing him.

The case is adjourned to August 4th when the parties return for further hearing.

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SAND MINING AFFECTING WETLNAD

The National Environment Management Authority, NEMA has for the second time stopped a Chinese Company to carry out sand mining in Lwera Wetland for breaching the terms and conditions under which they are supposed to operate while sand mining.

The Chinese company, Hong Hi Jeng Cai received a license for sand

UNBS RAPS GOVERNMENT ON SMART CITIES

BY UTN REPORTER

The Uganda national Bureau of Standards has challenged local government and urban authorities to adopt international standards on smart cities.

WAFULA OGUTTU, LUKYAMUZI KICKED OUT

Wafula Ogutu the leader of opposition has lost

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Populist Ken Lukyamuzi loses to CBS Fm’s

MINISTER CAUTION MEDICS ON SALARY

Masaka-State minister for Microfinance Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo has asked medics to start up private income generating ventures instead of fighting for salary increments which may not be possible in the near future. The Minister says, since the medics work in shifts, they should utilize the time when they are not on duty to monitor or run their other businesses than demanding for

COURT DISMISS CHARGES AGAINST BESIGYE AND LUKWAGO FOR WANT OF PROSECUTION

Makindye chief magistrates court has also dismissed a case of disobedience of lawful orders against former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye for want of prosecution.

This now puts to rest the charges against the Second runner up in the

40 WITNESSES TO TESTIFY AGAINST KAMOGA

Government has lined up over 40 witnesses to testify against terror suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for their alleged participation in the killing of Muslim clerics last year. Principle State Attorney Charles Richard Kaamuli said during a pre-trial session

26 FDC MONDAY SUSPECTS BAILED

Kampala - Twenty Six (26) FDC youths who were arrested on Monday in the scuffle between FDC presidential hopeful Dr Kiiza Besigye and Police have been bailed out. A total of 54 people were arrested at Wandegeya, Kalerwe, and Kamwokya. They were charged with several counts including inciting violence, unlawful assembly among others.

CATTLE THEFT IN SHEEMA

Police in Sheema District western region is holding 12 suspected cattle robbers causing sleepless nights with animal robbery on the increase in the region.

The Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Commander Musani Michael Sabira

POLICE LAUNCHES HI-TECH FORENSICS UNIT

The Uganda Police has launched a multi-Billion Hi-Tech forensics Centre as the fight against crime rages on.