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CMI, police arrest six suspects over GISO’s murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team comprising of operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI and police have arrested six suspects in connection to the murder of Odismus Lukambwe, the Kyampisi Gombolola Internal Security Officer-GISO in Mukono district. Lukambwe died on March 7th, 2022 at Mulago National …

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Police raise concern over private security guards conniving with robbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have raised concern over the increasing incidents of security guards conniving with robbers to terrorize companies they are meant to protect. The Flying Squad Unit, Crime Intelligence, and Crime Investigators probing the rampant incidents of attacks at fuel stations, supermarkets, and goods in …

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Muhoozi’s Rwanda mission

 What next after Rwanda re-opens border? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The latest attempt at improving Uganda Rwanda relations registered some significant steps forward with Rwanda re-opening its border to Uganda on Jan. 31 nearly three years after it was closed. In addition, Uganda replaced Maj. Gen. Abel Kandiho, …

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Maj Gen James Birungi appointed new CMI boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Maj Gen James Birungi, as the new commander of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI). He replaces Maj Gen Abel Kandiho, who was last year sanctioned by the United States government over human rights abuses. The UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu …

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CMI arrests Maj Okua over shooting of traffic policeman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has arrested Maj Alpha Okua, concerning the shooting of a traffic policeman Robert Mukebezi. The UPDF spokesperson Ronald Kakurungu says that Maj Okua has since explained that Constable Mukebezi was shot by Cpl Bashir Mango, who is currently on …

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Kidnaps, NUP, New Cabinet

YEAR IN REVIEW: Bobi Wine and his new party continued to dominate the news in 2021 amidst persecution from government Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | A presidential election. A new majority opposition party. A spate of kidnaps and torture. That was the script of 2021 stemming from Bobi Wine’s …

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LOP Mpuuga welcomes US sanctions against CMI boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga, has welcomed the US sanctions against Maj Gen Abel Kandiho, the Commander of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI. On Tuesday, the US Department of Treasury implicated Kandiho and other CMI officers for the arrest, detention and physical …

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