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CID deputy director transferred over mess in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for the transfer of top police officers at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID for failing to arrest masterminds of the chaos that marred National Resistance Movement -NRM party primaries. Last month, the president directed the Inspector General of Police, Martin …

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POLICE: 4,000 motorcycles stolen in Uganda every year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Records at the Criminals Investigations Directorate – CID indicate that on average 4,000 motorcycles are stolen every year in Uganda. That is 11 motorcycles are lost daily. The directorate indicates that 13,120 motorcycles have been stolen between 2019 and 2017. Data shows 2018 had …

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Team set up to probe hacking of bank, telecom systems

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate Grace Akullo has set up a team to investigate the alleged hacking into the electronic systems of a bank and two telecom companies. The hackers allegedly accessed systems of Pegasus technologies that manage electronic transactions of telecom companies …

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CID boss receives report on Makerere main building fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Grace Akullo, the Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has reportedly received a report on the fire that burnt Makerere University main building a fortnight ago. According to a source at CID, Akullo received a combined reported from forensic and fire detectives on Thursday for review …

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Details emerge over burning of Katwe CID office

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has gathered fresh details in the burning of exhibits office at Katwe police station.  Four policemen were last week charged for conspiring to commit a felony by destroying cash exhibits as required evidence in the court proceeding. Grace Akullo, the …

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105 police officers to undergo investigations course

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 105 police officers who were recently deployed to the Criminal Investigations Department will on Monday start an investigations course. Last month police, passed out 4,800 Probation Police Constables- PPCs and Learner Assistant Inspectors of Police –AIPs of which a number of them were deployed to …

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Tumukunde seeks Constitutional Court protection from CID summons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential aspirant retired Lt General Henry Tumukunde has petitioned the High Court asking it to forward the file in which he is challenging the summons issued by the Criminal Investigations Department of police to the constitutional court for interpretation. Last month, Tumukunde through his …

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Tumukunde must report to CID, court rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has dismissed with costs the interim application in which presidential hopeful retired Lt General Henry Tumukunde wanted court to block the summons requiring him to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department of Police in Kibuli. On Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the Deputy …

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Tumukunde’s lawyers, Justice Ssekaana clash over CID director Akullo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers representing retired General Henry Tumukunde in the case where he is challenging the summons to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department of Police have this afternoon clashed with trial Judge Musa Ssekaana who declined to summon the CID director AIGP Grace Akullo. The proceedings …

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