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PSU questions CID officers for mishandling cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Professional Standards Unit of police commanded by Assistant Commissioner of Police John Okalany has started questioning Criminal Investigations Officers who were arrested last week on accusations of mishandling and misplacing case files. Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID boss Grace Akullo launched a crackdown on …

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 Three arrested over illegal possession of ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has arrested three people over illegal possession of ivory valued at 76 million shillings. Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson says that the suspects Dickens Opio, Denis Otuku and James Oluyi, were arrested from Oyam district. Twine, who is also …

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IGP Ochola orders probe into extortion by police surgeons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has directed the Criminal Investigations Directorate to probe allegations of extortion by surgeons. The directive follows public outcry on reports that victims of crime are asked to pay before they are examined by surgeons. The reports indicate that …

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Police destroy narcotics drugs worth UGX 4 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has destroyed 105 kilograms of narcotic drugs worth Shillings 4 billion. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General, Muzeeyi Sabiiti presided over the function to incinerate the drugs at the Police Drugs Destruction center in Nsambya barracks this afternoon. The Director of …

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I didn’t sell land to Lusanja people – Administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The administrator of the contested land in Lusanja Wakiso District has denied selling the land to its claimants. Paul Katabazi Bitarabeho told court that his sister; Chrispa Bitarabeho illegally sold off some land in Wakiso and land comprising plots 206 and 671 at Sekanyonyi …

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Anti-corruption court judge Gidudu asks AIGPs to exit force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court Judge, Lawrence Gidudu has asked Assistant Inspector Generals of Police- AIGPs to exit Uganda Police Force-UPF and pave way for young people. Speaking at the opening of Crime Intelligence Officers meeting drawn from all top Uganda security agencies on Tuesday, Gidudu …

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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 starts digitization of records

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force has started digitalization of criminal records to reduce incidents of case file disappearance and misplacement during and after investigations. Criminal Investigations Director (CID) Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Grace Akullo, explains that Criminal Record Management System (CRMS) will not only reduce …

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COSASE writes to CID over equal opportunity commission investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has written to the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over documents for the Equal Opportunities Commission. The committee made the decision after officials from Equal Opportunities Commission failed to produce payment records for about 3 …

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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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