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Online hackers steal UGX14 billion from Uganda – Interpol

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The latest figures compiled by Interpol Uganda show that hackers have become more lethal in this Covid-19 era. The statistics on cyber-crimes contained in a report by Interpol director Charles Birungi, indicate that USD 4million, about 14.4 Billion shillings has been lost to online fraudsters …

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Interpol impounds cars worth UGX 3.7Bn stolen from UK, South Africa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 20 luxurious vehicles valued at more than 3.7 billion Shillings have been impounded by the Uganda National Central Bureau also known as Interpol Uganda. The vehicles were reportedly stolen from the United Kingdom, Japan and the Republic of South Africa. The vehicles include four …

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Interpol unveils online applications to reduce extortion, crowding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda National Central Bureau commonly referred to as Interpol-Uganda has launched an online application system for the Certificate of Good Conduct purposely to reduce crowing and extortion at its Kololo headquarters. The Certificate of Good Conduct also known as the Criminal Clearance Letter is …

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25 Ugandans on Interpol red notice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has said at least 25 Ugandans are on the red list of International Criminal Police Organization- Interpol for committing transnational crimes. Charles Birungi, the acting director Uganda National Central Bureau commonly known as Interpol-Uganda told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an exclusive interview …

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Drug trafficking reduced during Covid-19 lockdown-Police

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  There was a reduction in the amount of drugs trafficked through Entebbe International Airport and porous border points during the covid-19 lockdown. This is according to Interpol and the anti-narcotics police department. The narcotics department and Interpol recorded 1,714 cases in 2020 compared to 2,750 …

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Fugitives Baroza, Bakaleke not on police’s wanted list -Interpol

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  After more than two years of police reportedly searching for its own two Assistant Commissioners of Police –ACPs on the run , Jonathan Baroza and Siraje Bakaleke, Interpol –Uganda has disclosed that the two senior officers are not on its list of wanted persons. Senior …

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Regional passport centres to reopen next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Immigration Directorate will next month open up three regional offices to reduce congestion at its headquarters in Kampala. The Ministry of Internal Affairs at Old Port Bell Road is surrounded by young men and women seeking passports. Some spend more than five hours in …

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