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.
The Kabale Chief Magistrate Julius Borore Kyaka has today charged a 42-year-old man and sentenced him to either one year in prison or to pay a fine of one million shillings for holding out as an advocate of the High Court of Uganda which he is not.
Fred Byaruhanga, who claimed to be a lawyer from Ngaruye Ruhindi and Company Advocates, had appeared before Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe to present a withdraw letter of a case in which Leading Distillers Uganda Limited had sued the then Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Cox Nyakairu and Kabale District local Government. His luck ran out when he failed to defend his withdraw letter which led the presiding judge, Moses Kazibwe, to ask him to present his credentials.
Six juveniles have been remanded on charges of obtaining Simcard registration by false pretence and registering the mobile lines using other peoples National Identity Cards. Court heard that the seven teenagers between January and February this year obtained and registered Airtel Mobile lines using other peoples names contrary to Section 312 of the Penal Code Act.
Police in Gulu are holding a woman for masquerading as the deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC for Kibaale district. Tracey Ajok was netted by the Gulu district chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi and the district National Resistance Movement-NRM party administrative secretary, George Ebola on Saturday night. Gulu District Police Commander, Emmanuel Mafundo, says the suspect is still in custody while investigations are on-going to find her exact identity and why she posed as a government official.
Raymond Jjagwe, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Luweero, says Rukundo disguised himself as an aide of the priest and asked for money to buy an ambulance, construct a borehole, pay fees for orphaned children and other projects.
The campaign involves the use of a mobile phone application which invigilators will use to verify each candidates index number and level of examination. Upon entering the candidates particulars as recorded by the school, the app will draw out a picture of the candidate registered in UNEB records.
Ronald Okite was arrested after he approached the office of Regional Prisons Commander with intention to offer free Legal Services to prisoners, specifically to Martin Okaka, an inmate on remand on charges of aggravated robbery.
Onesmus Matende Kushemererwa has been impersonating as Wilson Bamuturaki since 1984. It is said that the original Bamuturaki, a former resident of Mabale Parish in Kyenjojo district passed away in 1982.
Jackson Turyahumura, the Inspector of Schools for Rukungiri District says that Tugaineyo was demanding for one hundred thousand shillings from heads of schools in form of transport allowance, after inspection.
Rukungiri District police commander Ronald Wotwali says Byamugisha was arrested from at Immaculate Heart Girls School- Nyakibale where he was participating in female sporting competitions while sharing a dormitory with female students.
The trio is said to have lacked senior four certificates but used other peoples academic papers to train as Grade III teachers and subsequently acquired the certificates they later presented to Jinja District Service Commission for jobs.
A subsequent search in his house uncovered two national identity cards, one in the names of Immaculate Ntegeka and the other in the names of Irene Nangobi. Also recovered was a Centenary Bank ATM card belonging to Immaculate Ntegeka and a log book for a Yamaha motorcycle registration number UBC 230V in the names of George Babyenda.
A 28-year old woman has been sent to jail in Kitgum district for impersonating a Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer. Suzan Ageno was remanded to Kitgum Government Prison until February 12th when the case will come up again for mention. She has allegedly been moving around claiming to be Lt. Lamunu Favour, and conning people of colossal sums of money.
Pastor William Muwanguzi will again appear in Kalisizo Grade One Magistrates court today for a final judgement of another case in which he attempted to escape from Kalisizo Government Prison and caused malicious damage to government property.
Kalisizo Grade One Magistrates Court will decide Pastor William Muwanguziâ€™s fate today. Court will rule whether Pastor Muwanguzi is guilty or not of impersonation and attempted escape from prison charges.