CID Arrests NIRA Agent Over Abuse of Office

The Criminal Investigation Department of Police has arrested a National Identification and Registration Authority -NIRA agent over abuse of office.

Asiimwe Innocent is an agent with NIRA aiding in the registration of National Identity Cards in Kole district.

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However upon arrest, Asiimwe is accused of having carried the registration machine from Kole district to Kampala in 2021 where he unlawfully registered people.

Fred Enanga,the spokesperson for police noted that Asiimwe would even register people during unauthorized hours by NIRA like during the night.

“He had no authorisation from NIRA to move the machine to Kampala for work.Regulations by NIRA do not permit registration to go one in the night hours which Asiimwe was doing.”

Enange mentioned that the culprit was to be presented on Monday to the anti-corruption division in Kololo for prosecution.

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