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Nabilatuk senior human resource officer interdicted over alleged fraud

Nabilatuk, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Denis Lokoru Kidon, the Senior Human Resource Officer of Nabilatuk district has been interdicted for alleged fraud. The Chief Administrative Officer, Luke Abong Bwangamoe has asked him to vacate office immediately. In a July 5th, 2022 letter seen by our reporter, Abong attributes Kidon’s interdiction …

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Three parish chiefs, CDO arrested for extortion in Apac

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac district has arrested a Community Development Officer and three parish chiefs for allegedly extorting money from SACCO groups registering for Parish Development Model (PDM) program. The suspects are Alex Egwang, the parish chief of Chegere parish, Nixon Odur of Ngica parish, …

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Oyam residents accuse police of extortion

Oyam, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Oyam district have accused police of extorting money from them in order to handle their cases. The allegations were raised during a community meeting organized by the office of the Prime Minister in conjunction with Oyam district local government in Iceme and Minakulu …

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Police in Gulu on the spot over extortion

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Gulu district is on the spot over extortion and protecting criminals. The allegations were on Wednesday raised by aggrieved residents and local leaders of Gulu district during a community policing meeting held in Patiko sub county. Patrick Komakech, the Patiko sub county …

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Bunyoro kingdom officials arrested over extortion of UGX 150M

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Bunyoro kingdom officials in Kikuube district are in police custody on allegations of extortion of up to Shillings 150million. The suspects are Gerald Baleke and Moses Busobozi, the chiefs of Buhaguzi and Kyangwali counties respectively under the Bunyoro Kitara kingdom. They were picked up …

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Nine arrested for extorting money from Namayingo PDM groups

Namayingo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nine suspects accused of extorting an unspecified amount of money from different groups under the Parish Development Model-PDM between April and May 2022, are in custody at Namayingo central police station. It is alleged that the suspects, whose identities have been withheld, were soliciting money …

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Kawempe hospital officials on the spot over extortion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The administrators of Kawempe National Referral Hospital in Kampala have come under intense scrutiny from members of parliament over the alleged extortion by medical workers at the facility. The officials were appearing before the Public Accounts Committee-PAC, Central Government to respond to queries in the …

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Minister orders arrest of Ntoroko CAO over extortion

  Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Ethics and Integrity Rose Akello, has ordered for the immediate arrest on site of Anselim Kyaligonza, the Ntoroko district Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and Winnie Kemigisa, the district human resource officer over allegations of illegal recruitment and extortion of money from …

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Former SPC arrested for extorting money from the public

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luwero district have arrested a former Special Police Constable -SPC for allegedly extorting money from members of the public after posing as a serving officer. The suspect has been identified as Stuart Kimuli, a resident of Kasana in Luwero town council. Isah Ssemowgerere, …

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