Lillian Ruteraho, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network that the suspect was apprehended after he tried to extort money from teachers at Mutunguru primary school with promises of helping to get on the payroll.
Kikuube Councilors have raised a red flag against the officer accusing him of extorting money from fishermen operating on the lake Albert in Kyangwali sub county. They are also demanding for his immediate transfer from the area.
The most affected sub-counties are Kigorobya, Buseruka, Bujumbura division, Kyangwali, and Kabwoya among others where residents are asked to pay between 10,000 to 30,000 shillings to have them registered.
The two officials are accused of extorting money from residents of Bukinda in Kyangwali Sub County Kikuube district promising to allocate them huge chunks of land that is part of Kyangwali refugee settlement.
Elizabeth Nakafero, 78, says that she sold all her goats to secure police bond at Shillings 500,000 and forked out another Shillings 300,000 to rescue her daughter from detention for alleged criminal trespass on their family land.
At about midday, Bbale\'s phone number called Mr Ssemuga the elder brother who is a resident of Katwe, a Kampala suburb but the person on the other side of the phone was not his young brother and neither did he sound friendly.
Security patrol troops comprising of Uganda People Defense Forces soldiers and police personel and Local defense officers in Jinja are being accused of extortion and harassing residents during night patrol.
It is alleged that 32-year-old pastor David Odongo of God's Heart Ministry church in Tororo Municipality asked the Peter Ojwang the school director to give him 15 million shillings so as he can 500 children from the school for sponsorship.
Patients claim that they are charged between 10,000 and 50,000 shillings by the medical workers before getting attention. The most affected are those admitted in the casualty, maternity wards and those requiring simple operations at Kamuli hospital.