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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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Police on spot for asking sodomy victims medical examination fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police is on the spot for asking parents in Church Zone village in Kamwokya in Kampala Central Division whose children were allegedly sodomised to contribute for their medical examination. At least nine children are said to have been sodomised by 30-year-old Simon Twesigye, one …

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CID commanders resolve to share progress of cases with complainants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Senior crime investigators attending a five-day retreat at Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) at Kibuli in Kampala have resolved to start sharing the progress of cases with complainants in order to reduce biases. At least over 200 CID commanders drawn from specialized units like Flying …

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Police installs 600 more CCTV cameras in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An additional 600 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security cameras have been installed in Kampala Metropolitan area, covering the areas of Kampala City, Wakiso and Mukono, over the last two months. The installation of CCTV installations in Kampala was first announced in 2013 but remained …

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Forensic experts analysing voice of Susan Magara murder suspect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of police detectives and forensic experts is comparing Patrick Kasaija aka Patrick Agaba alias Pato’s voice with the voice recording captured during negotiations that preceded the murder of cashier Susan Magara. Magara was kidnapped along Kabaka Ajangala Road in Lungujja on February 7, …

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BoU currency scam probe extended to regional currency centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investigations into the extra cargo that was loaded on a Bank of Uganda (BoU) chattered plane have been extended to currency centres in Mbale, Kabale and Fort Portal. A Senior detective at the Criminal Investigations Department has intimated to Uganda Radio Network (URN), that …

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Mutebile tight-lipped on BOU procurement scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has refused to reveal the amount of money the institution was carrying into the country when extra pellets were discovered on a chartered plane. He also said he was not aware of the police investigations into claims of …

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Opondo maintains BoU scandal is not about extra currency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has dismissed a report that the ongoing investigation into a procurement scam involving the Central Bank involves the printing of extra currency by some Bank of Uganda (BoU) officials. Earlier media reports quoted Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga saying that Police …

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Finance Ministry to clear police domestic arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force (UPF) will now have a sigh of relief after the Ministry of Finance took over its 125 billion Shillings debt. The debt is a result of unpaid bills for power, food, water, housing, vehicle maintenance, fuel and lubricants accumulated up to …

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CID boss Grace Akullo takes over BoU procurement investigation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Criminal Investigations Director Grace Akullo has taken control of investigations on a procurement scandal involving top officials in the Central Bank. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said Akullo has been assigned to ensure that the investigation is thoroughly conducted to leave no stone …

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