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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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PAC calls for fresh probe into Luweero-Rwenzori veterans payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has resolved to conduct further investigations into payments to different beneficiaries under the Luwero-Rwenzori Triangle Initiative, commonly referred to as Akasiimo. PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi tasked the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Directorate (CID) and the National Identification …

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Police teams guard, probe Anite’s death threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force is investigating the death threats against the State Minister for Privatization, Evelyn Anite. Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says police teams from the Criminal Investigations Directorate–CID and other critical units within the police force have started investigating the threats against Anite. He says …

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Departed Asians Property Custodian Board seal missing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has asked the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to investigate the whereabouts of the seal of the Departed Asians Property Custodian Board. This follows a dispute between the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, and former Custodian Board Secretary Bernard Tumwesigire, who presented a custodian board …

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CID probes fake gold deals involving Italian national

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has embarked on investigations to establish how an Italian national, Franco Corona, was duped and robbed of an unspecified amount of money in two fake gold transactions. Initial reports had indicated that Franco Corona had been kidnapped, prompting a …

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Ziggy Wine death: Witnesses grilled at State House

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven witnesses and a woman, who was allegedly knocked by the late Michael Alinda alias Ziggy Wine, have been grilled by detectives at State House, Nakasero in Kampala. Ziggy Wine reportedly succumbed to injuries in the wee hours of Morning at Mulago National Referral Hospital …

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Police dispatches detectives to probe Ziggy Wine’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have tasked a team of detectives from the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID to investigate the kidnap and subsequent death of musician Michael Kalinda alias Ziggy Wine. Kalinda breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital this morning. The deceased was found in a devastating …

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Police fails to investigate 500,000 cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have failed to investigate 515,687 cases in the past five years. This is according to records from the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). This means 103,137 cases are not investigated every year and 282 daily. CID Director, Grace Akullo, attributes the unresolved cases …

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COSASE writes to CID over equal opportunity commission investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has written to the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over documents for the Equal Opportunities Commission. The committee made the decision after officials from Equal Opportunities Commission failed to produce payment records for about 3 …

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