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Team set up to probe hacking of bank, telecom systems

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate Grace Akullo has set up a team to investigate the alleged hacking into the electronic systems of a bank and two telecom companies. The hackers allegedly accessed systems of Pegasus technologies that manage electronic transactions of telecom companies …

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CID boss receives report on Makerere main building fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Grace Akullo, the Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has reportedly received a report on the fire that burnt Makerere University main building a fortnight ago. According to a source at CID, Akullo received a combined reported from forensic and fire detectives on Thursday for review …

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7 held over murdered truck drivers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID is holding seven suspects in connection to the death of a truck driver and various car robberies in Kampala.   The deceased trucker has been identified as Ssalongo Muhammad Kasozi, a resident of Kitezi in Kasangati town council in Wakiso district. …

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105 police officers to undergo investigations course

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 105 police officers who were recently deployed to the Criminal Investigations Department will on Monday start an investigations course. Last month police, passed out 4,800 Probation Police Constables- PPCs and Learner Assistant Inspectors of Police –AIPs of which a number of them were deployed to …

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Two arrested over fake police social media accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department-CID have detained two men in connection with operating fake police social media accounts that they have been using to post disparaging content. Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson identified the two suspects as Mugerwa Nicholas resident of Kitebi in Rubaga division …

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Tumukunde must report to CID, court rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has dismissed with costs the interim application in which presidential hopeful retired Lt General Henry Tumukunde wanted court to block the summons requiring him to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department of Police in Kibuli. On Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the Deputy …

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CID investigations link parliament suspect to Masaka murder

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has identified a man arrested at Parliament with a human head this afternoon as a 22-year-old Joseph Nuwashaba, a resident of Kizinda, Bushenyi district. According to a statement issued by the CID Public Relations Officer Charles Twiine Mansio, Nuwashaba …

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Tumukunde’s lawyers, Justice Ssekaana clash over CID director Akullo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers representing retired General Henry Tumukunde in the case where he is challenging the summons to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department of Police have this afternoon clashed with trial Judge Musa Ssekaana who declined to summon the CID director AIGP Grace Akullo. The proceedings …

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CID opens money laundering charges against prisons impersonator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have opened charges of money laundering against Gerald Muntuyera, a prisons services impostor who was arrested last week on allegations of conning more than 100 million from unsuspecting traders. Muntuyera was arrested by Criminal Investigations Directorate detectives after it emerged that he had allegedly …

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