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Read: Lira: “Heavy security deployment” as suspected Indian killers returns to Court Lira – On Monday, two Indian nationals jointly accused of murder were brought back to Lira Grade One Magistrates’ Court. Madmay Gaga, 22 and Vayas Fravay, 27 had earlier, on November 19 remanded to Soroti government prison. They are accused of killing a former …

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There is somewhat heavy deployment of police and prison warders within and outside Lira High Court – today, Monday. The deployment is to avert any possible havoc that may commence as two Indian traders, charged with murder of Kole pupil, Dickens Okello, 11 are brought back before Grade One Magistrates’ Court. “The Court premises is …

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Also read: Military takes over Lira town as locals protest soon after slain boy’s send-off Kole – The Alito sub-county space in Kole district was engulfed with gun smokes after mourners turned rowdy at Police and district leaders. This follows a decision by the ‘family members’ of slain child, Okello Dickens, 11, who was allegedly murdered …

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“Maybe he is a poor man who needs some help but then if you need help you can talk to some people of good will, they can help apart from stealing because stealing is very bad,” Fr. Andrew Don Okeng of Minakulu parish pleaded. As thousands of Christians had gathered to pray for the soul …

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Lira- HIS HOLINESS Pope Francis has acknowledged, in his condolence message, the long Priestly and Episcopal service of the late Bishop of Lira Diocese [Emeritus] Joseph Oyanga who was laid to rest on Thursday after passing on last Sunday. The Holy Father’s message was read by Bishop Joseph Franzelli of Lira Diocese to a huge …

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Lira High Court has dismissed and acquitted two people charged with aggravated robbery following an order from the Director of Public Prosecution. Angulu Jimmy and Egwea Solomon were jointly accused of robbing a motorcycle of registration number UEB 057W from Okoo James. It was alleged that on 21, July 2014 at Bunga-abunga village in Kole …

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A primary school teacher missed spending the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty of aggravated defilement. Nyanga Joel, a teacher at Awiri primary school in Dokolo district was accused of defiling a girl below the age of 15, a teenage pupil from the same school he teaches. Prosecution told Court that on 30, …

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Lira High Court on Wednesday acquitted a UPDF soldier of robbery charges after prosecution stated that matter was settled outside Court. Oruru Patrick, attached to the 5th Division, Acolpii in Pader district was facing robbery charge following the recovery of a stolen motorcycle in his home. Prosecution told Court that the recovered motorcycle was stolen …

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A total of 67 Christians from Lira Diocese on Sunday had a pilgrimage to Ngetta hill, from where they prayed from. Of the number, 39 were catechists from Ngetta Catechatical Pastoral Centre [CPC], 25 were postulates from the Convent of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church, 2 tutors, a formator and the …

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The election of Local Council One chairpersons held on Tuesday has left its negative effects on small scale traders in Lira Municipality as buyers took more hours at polling venues. An investigation done by TND News’ Immaculate Amony, some shops remained closed for the whole day as attendants and owners decided to go vote their …

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