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80 year old arrested for fraudulently selling 500 acres of land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eighty year old Guster Muwanga is in trouble for fraudulently selling 500 acres of land in Luweero and Nakasongola districts. Muwanga is being held by the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID following his arrest by the Land Protection Police Unit-LPPU. He is accused of masquerading as an …

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IGP Ochola pardons 17 year old arrested for announcing him dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has forgiven a 17 year old minor who declared him dead in a Facebook post. The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID arrested the senior two student for announcing the Inspector General of Police dead. Last month, stories made rounds …

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Police slaps aggravated robbery charges on 9 members of Kayunga gang

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has slapped charges of aggravated robbery against nine members of Kayunga district land and fake dollar fraud gang. The suspects who include Namakandwa LC chairperson Jennifer Nandutu, were netted by Crime Intelligence last week after numerous complaints. Other suspects are Juma …

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CID: Mbayo’s harassment claims diversionary-

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has dismissed claims that they are harassing the former Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo. Recently, CID invited Mbayo to appear before the CID headquarters for interrogations in connection to the ongoing investigations into the embezzlement scandal at Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation-UPPC. “The Directorate of Criminal …

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CID investigating Kitagwenda district officials over missing UGX 200M for road works

Kitagwenda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating Kitagwenda district officials on allegations of embezzling 200 million shillings meant for the maintenance of a one-kilometre road. URN has seen a general inquiry file-GEF 684/2021, where unidentified officials are accused of embezzlement, causing financial loss and abuse of …

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Uganda police rescues 38 victims of human trafficking in Kenya

Buisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan police, working with a non-governmental organization, have rescued 38 victims of human trafficking in neighboring Kenya, CID spokesperson said on Thursday. Charles Twiine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate spokesperson said in a tweet that working with the organization of “Make a Child Smile,” they …

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CID probes local government ministry, UPPC over UGX 500M for security stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation-UPPC and Ministry of Local Government-MoLG over Shillings 500million that was meant for the supply of security stamps to LC I and LC II chairpersons. According to highly placed sources at the CID headquarters, …

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CID orders probe into hospitals overcharging patients, detaining bodies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Paul Kato Tumuhimbise has ordered commanders of regional/district investigations departments to probe and apprehend all private health service care providers overcharging, retaining patients and bodies of their clients for failure to clear medical bills. In his internal Memo …

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Crime Intelligence arrest 3 men linked to murders in Western Uganda

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crime Intelligence in collaboration with the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID have arrested three suspected masterminds of murder in various Western Uganda districts. CID spokesperson Charles Twine says that the hunt for the trio started with the kidnap and murder of Ntoroko district chairperson Japeth Kabagambe on …

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