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KCCA suffers 3rd office break-in in 3 months

KCCA offices have been broken into three times this year

KCCA offices have been broken into three times this year

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has suffered a third office break-in in the last three months. According to sources at KCCA, a number of computers in the office of the directorate of public health were vandalized and hard disks taken.

Peter, Kaujju, the KCCA spokesperson confirmed on Monday the break-in that he says happened on August 8. He says investigations are ongoing to ascertain how it happened and how much was lost. This is not the first time KCCA offices are being broken into this year.

On June 11 unidentified people broke into the directorate of engineering department of road surveyor and took off with the Central Processing Units (CPUs). About a week later on June 21, 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. The two break-ins happened at a time when the directorate of legal had been tasked to explain the authority’s debt amounting to over Shs 65 billion with much of the debt said to have been accumulated due to lost court cases.

According to the Kampala District Public Accounts Committee Report 2018, the majority of the cases being handled by the legal department originated from the department of engineering. Since the June 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.

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 premises.

Security has now been beefed up at KCCA with all visitors requested to produce their identification cards and undergo a thorough body checkup using metal detectors and bare hands

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0 #1 Wainanchi 2019-08-13 08:11
Where are cameras and securicos?

Fire them and put in prison!!

Sleeping and not guarding the pace but want to be paid!

For what? For Sleeping?/hehhehehe
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0 #2 Fred 2019-08-13 09:17
KCCA please style up. u mean u dont back up your data? at this century you speak that rubbish??? shame upon you guys.
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0 #3 karemere 2019-08-13 09:47
Quoting Wainanchi:
Where are cameras and securicos?

Fire them and put in prison!!

Sleeping and not guarding the pace but want to be paid!

For what? For Sleeping?/hehhehehe
Of course the cameras are for REGIME PROTECTION PROTECTION purpose only.
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0 #4 WADADA roger 2019-08-13 10:01
At this rate, all the dirt left behind by Musisi must have been stolen to cover up, there should be a bigger problem at KCCA that what the public knows
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