Sam Serunjogi the Director of Serunjogi Investments Limited in Wobulenzi town council says most works at the zonal offices have been taken over by security guards who don’t allow the people to seek answers from land registrars or surveyors concerning their complaints.
The demands came barely a week after the New York Southern District Court jury convicted Ho, a former Hong Kong Minister, of eight counts of bribery and money laundering over oil rights for Chinese conglomerate CEFC China Energy, in Chad and Uganda.
Two men masquerading as journalists have been arrested at St. Marys College Aboke in Kole district where they were demanding for a bribe. The suspects are Elly Apenyo and Denis Ogwal, both residents of Lira town.
Sam Agaba, the Regional Inspectorate Officer Kabale, says the suspect was found with the money he had received from the complainant in his pocket during arrest. He says he suspect will be charge with soliciting and receiving a bribe.
Robert Abak, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, says the two were apprehended on Wednesday evening after they tried to bribe an officer at Lira Central Police Station to release their vehicle that was impounded by police for alleged involvement in a robbery.
In a statement issued this afternoon, the Finance Ministry Spokesperson, Jim Mugunga, says the officials were picked up in a Police operation at the Ministry headquarters this morning in relation to an ongoing investigation.
Police in Kabale are holding the Kabale Chief Magistrates Court Clerk on allegations of soliciting a bribe of six hundred thousand shillings. Julius Zaribugyire is being accused of obtaining the money from Sylvia Kantwiiga, 58 and 34-year-old Ediviana Ninsiima. The two are mother and sister to Joseph Owomugisha who is on remand at Ndorwa Government prison on assault charges.
Joy Kalula Kabatsi, the independent candidate in Sembabule district woman MP race says was surpirzed by the degree of rigging with impunity. She says she tried to intervene but the heavily armed soldiers threatened violence against her.
A Uganda Peoplesâ€™ Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier attached to 5th Division and two councillors at Lira Municipality have been arrested for allegedly extorting 1.7 million shillings from a municipal worker.
On Wednesday afternoon, the committee received information from Paul Kato, the officer in charge of investigations at parliament who was instructed to get recordings from the CCTV camera at Protea hotel from November 26th to 6th December.
Two Police officers attached to Lira Central Police Station have arrested for attempting to extort two million shillings. The two officers have been identified as AIP Moses Odongo (Community Liaison Department), and detective constable Julius Opira.
Former Moyo district police commander Ignatius Dragudu has been arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe. Dragudu, who is being detained at Moyo central police station, was arrested on Wednesday evening after receiving a bribe of 50, 000 shillings to arrest a suspect for committing a traffic offense.
Reuben Bainomujuni, the Southern Region Inspector of Government says Karakiire is accused of receiving a bribe from George Agaba, a Lyantonde businessman recently arrested for failure to service his loan offered to him by unidentified Lyantonde District official
Atim Maureen, one of the suspects told court presided over by Justice Paul Mugamba, that she paid the police officers 4.3 million shillings to stop them from torturing her. She was arrested on July 19th and detained at Lira Central Police station.