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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana summoned over Masaka killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has summoned Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana of Makindye West Constituency, and Muhammad Ssegirinya of Kawempe North Constituency over the killings in the greater Masaka area. At least 26 people have been confirmed to have been killed by unknown assailants in …

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CID boss dispatches investigators to probe Masaka killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Grace Akullo, the Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has dispatched a team of investigators to probe the root cause of the resurgence of the mysterious killings in greater Masaka areas. The latest victim of the mysterious killings is sixty-year-old Anent Nampijja Muwangaza, a resident of …

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IGP Ochola disbands Flying Squad Unit once more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has dissolved the Flying Squad which has been serving as the police force’s violent crime crack unit. The communication was sent through a radio message to all operatives indicating that Flying Squad had been disbanded, and it’s no …

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CID records 15 billion shillings lost in cyber fraud last year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 15 Billion Shillings was lost last year through cyber fraud according to Criminal Investigations Directorate headed by Grace Akullo. To be exact, CID indicates that 15.9 billion shillings were lost by telecom companies, banks, ministries and individuals. Akullo indicates that this was the biggest …

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Drug trafficking reduced during Covid-19 lockdown-Police

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  There was a reduction in the amount of drugs trafficked through Entebbe International Airport and porous border points during the covid-19 lockdown. This is according to Interpol and the anti-narcotics police department. The narcotics department and Interpol recorded 1,714 cases in 2020 compared to 2,750 …

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301 girls raped by HIV positive defilers in 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The crime report for 2020 has indicated that there  was rampant cases of defilement and incest committed. Besides relatives and guardians, the other common defilers were teachers. It emerges from the annual crime police report compiled by Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID that 301 children were defiled by …

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POLICE: At least 12 Ugandans were murdered daily in 2020

📌 POLICE CID REPORT 2020 • 4,460 killed in 20 months • 547 persons lynched • 1,358 death via assaults •  547 hit with blunt objects • Majority are assault, poisoning, arson, shooting, mob action 📌 OTHERS • Sh15 billion lost in cybercrimes • Sh4 billion lost in fraudulent land deals • 3,516 motorcycles stolen, …

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Will Nov. 2020 riot victims ever get justice?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  On November 18th.Hajjarah Nakitto was running away from the city with her 15-year old son to escape a  riotous situation. Her son, Amos Ssegawa was shot  in the mouth and he died on the spot.  Her pain and trauma have been prolonged by subsequent events …

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