This is not the first time KCCA offices are being broken into this year. On 11th June unidentified people broke into the Directorate of Engineering Department of road surveyor and took off with the Central Processing Units-CPUs.
The office of the Directorate of Public Health at the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has suffered break-in.According
to sources at KCCA, a number of computers were vandalized and hard disks taken.
Peter, Kaujju, the KCCA spokesperson confirmed to URN on Monday about the break-in that he says happened on August 8th. He says
investigations are ongoing to ascertain how it happened and how much was lost.
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not the first time KCCA offices are being broken into this year. On 11th
June unidentified people broke into the Directorate of Engineering Department
of road surveyor and took off with the Central Processing Units-CPUs.
week later on 21st June, there was another break-in at the Legal
Directorate and Litigation office. In all the break-ins, computers have been
vandalized and hard disks taken pointing to the possibility that the target is
to steal KCCA information.
break-ins happened at a time when the directorate of legal had been tasked to
explain the authority’s debt amounting to over 65 billion shillings. Much of the
debt has accumulated due to lost court cases.
According to the Kampala
District Public Accounts Committee Report 2018, majority of the cases being
handled by the legal department originated from the department of Engineering.
the break-ins, there has been no report produced to that effect although Kaujju
says this is not a sign of weakness or loophole in the administration of KCCA.
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Kaujju adds that KCCA is working on beefing up its surveillance.
Currently, KCCA does not have security cameras at its headquarters at City
Hall. Kaujju says there are plans to install the cameras to boost security at the
Security has now been beefed up at KCCA with all visitors requested to produce their
Identification cards and undergo a body checkup using metal detectors and bare