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CID probes city law firm over UGX 2Bn compensation scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Parliament has been tasked to investigate two lawyers for their role in the 2 billion shilling land compensation scandal. The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi, is investigating the circumstances under which a …

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International school teacher arrested over aggravated defilement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is holding an international school teacher on charges of aggravated defilement of a three and half-year-old pupil. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, has identified the suspect as Eric Kirimana, a Burundian National at Ambrosoli International School located in Bugolobi, a Kampala city …

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IGP Ochola transfers Twine, dozens of CID officers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, has appointed the spokesperson of Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) Charles Twine, as the new Officer In charge of Parliament investigations. Twine has been an active and press-friendly CID Spokesperson for three years. He however toned …

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Nakawa-Naguru land probe: Seven Hills Apartments director handed to CID

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Adhoc Committee investigating the distribution of 82.05 acres of Nakawa-Naguru land has handed the owner of Seven Hills Apartments, Francis Mutabazi to the Criminal Investigations Department. Mutabazi together with other investors that benefited from the land distribution by the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) on Thursday …

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Two arrested over attempted bribery of CID officer in Serere

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people are in custody at Serere Central Police Station for attempting to bribe the Deputy Criminal Investigations Officer to release murder suspects. They are Francis Kagwa Onyait and John Michael Ogwang, both residents of Kyere sub county in Serere district. They reportedly tried to …

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CID grills Saudi businessman over missing Ugandan domestic worker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Saudi businessman, Majed Al-Abass has failed to explain the whereabouts of his Ugandan maid Martha Apio. The businessman told anti-human trafficking detectives at CID headquarters in Kibuli that he does not know where Apio, whom he employed in 2018 as a domestic worker is. The …

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CID dispatches homicide team to probe five killings in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate in Kibuli has dispatched three homicide detectives to probe the five murders in Mukono district. At least five people were killed in Mukono municipality and Nakisunga sub county over the weekend in suspected cases of robbery and domestic violence. The victims include …

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Sembabule: CID intervenes in defilement case as protests persist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID headquarters in Kibuli have intervened in a case where George Musheijja Bakulu, the LC I chairperson of Nyamiringa in Bulongo parish, Sembabule district is accused of aggravated defilement. According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson says that the directorate …

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CID recovers UGX 11.6Bn stolen from teachers fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID has recovered another 7.8 Billion Shillings in the ongoing probe of mass embezzlement that hit the teachers revolving fund. President Yoweri Museveni pledged and ordered for release of Shillings 25 billion purposely to improve primary school teachers welfare. It was later …

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