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.
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.
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.
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
The Ntungamo Grade Two magistrate Gaston Kamugisha has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from accused persons. Detectives attached to the Auditor Generalâ€™s office in Mbarara on Thursday afternoon nabbed Kamugisha ready handed with a bribe of Shs.320,000.