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Fixed contract pushes former CID director out of police force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†A contract erroneously fixed in the file of Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Grace Akullo, the former Director of the Criminal Investigations Directorate has led to her ejection from the Uganda Police Force-UPF. Akullo who has been serving as the Director National Central Bureau commonly …

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High court orders IGP, SFC commander to produce novelist Kakwenza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The High Court in Kampala has ordered the Commander of Special Forces Brigadier General Peter Candia, the Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate Grace Akullo, the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, and the Attorney General to produce novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija. The order was issued …

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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‚Äôs 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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