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Why only 74,000 case files were submitted to ccourt in 2019

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Records at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID have revealed that only 34% of the 215,224 recorded crimes in 2019 were taken courts of law. CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to …

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Uganda Police picks 99 to head Criminal Investigation Departments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Up to 99 Police Officers have been appointed commanders and heads of Criminal Investigation Departments – CID at various police divisions and stations. Another 32 female police officers at the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP have been appointed to command investigations departments …

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 Three arrested over illegal possession of ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has arrested three people over illegal possession of ivory valued at 76 million shillings. Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson says that the suspects Dickens Opio, Denis Otuku and James Oluyi, were arrested from Oyam district. Twine, who is also …

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Files of teachers accused of sodomy, defilement handed to DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has forwarded the files of two teachers accused of sodomizing and defiling their pupils to the Directorate of Public Prosecution- DPP. One of the suspects whose names haven’t been disclosed is a teacher at King Fahad Islamic primary school …

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Police raids scrap dealers over stolen materials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Tension was high in the city center on Monday afternoon during a joint operation by the Field Force Police –FFP, Crime Intelligence –CI and Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID against scrap dealers suspected of selling stolen copper wires from electrical installations and masts. Dressed in blue …

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CID investigating Hoima land evictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A team of detectives from the Land Protection Unit at the Criminal Investigations Department-CID headquarters Kibuli has pitched camp in Hoima district to investigate the violent eviction of over 2,000 people from their homes in Katerega parish in Buhanika sub-county in Hoima district. The officers …

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50 Secondary schools under probe for inflating USE enrollment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID is investigating more than 50 private secondary schools on allegations of inflating Universal Secondary Education –USE student enrollment to fleece the government billions of money. Charles Twine, CID Spokesperson, says that a probe is underway to establish how the …

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Police raise alarm over rampant child murders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police have raised an alarm of increasing incidents of child murders in the last three months. They have tasked community leaders and parents to be ensure child protection. Records at Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID released by police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, show 32 children have …

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