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CID general crimes commander, 38 senior detectives reshuffled

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Francis Olugu who has been serving as head of general crimes desk at Criminal Investigations Directorate – CID has been appointed acting deputy director in charge of the Anti-Corruption Unit. The police Human Resource Director, Jesse Kamunanwire in the latest transfer message has replaced Olugu …

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Moroto prison break: Top prison commanders detained over negligence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two top Moroto prison commanders have been arrested and detained in Kampala over the massive September prison break. Superintendent Norman Aruho, who was the Officer-in-charge of Moroto prison and Charles Atunu, who was the head of armory are being detained at Jinja road police station …

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CID boss takes over Minister Kasolo’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Grace Akullo, the Director of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has taken over a case in which Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the Microfinance State Minister is accused of flouting the coronavirus disease-COVID-19 preventive guidelines by holding mass rallies. Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka regional police spokesperson has …

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Ssebadduka arrested over alleged death threats to Supreme Court justices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate have arrested a 36-year-old man accused of threatening to kill Ugandan judges in seven days. Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, identified the arrested man as Ivan Samuel Ssebadduka, a resident of Zzana town along Entebbe road in Wakiso …

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50 telecom agents, record officials arrested over Pegasus hacking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate has so far arrested over 50 telecom agents and records officials from various companies over the recent hacking of Pegasus, a third-party aggregator in financial transactions run by MTN, Airtel, Stanbic Bank and Bank of Africa. The hackers accessed Pegasus technologies …

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Stepfather kidnaps child, demands ransom from biological father

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department of Police in Kampala is holding three people in relation to suspected kidnap of a three year old baby. According to the CID spokesperson Charles Twine, the three are; Jamil Ssebuliba, a resident of Nateete,  Irene Nagawa and another …

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POLICE: 4,000 motorcycles stolen in Uganda every year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Records at the Criminals Investigations Directorate – CID indicate that on average 4,000 motorcycles are stolen every year in Uganda. That is 11 motorcycles are lost daily. The directorate indicates that 13,120 motorcycles have been stolen between 2019 and 2017. Data shows 2018 had …

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