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Frank Gashumba arrested by CMI over impersonation

Frank Gashumba

Social media critic and controversial political commentator Frank Gashumba is in trouble over alleged impersonation. 

Gashumba was arrested from the city center on Monday night by operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) for allegedly impersonating a defense ministry official and conning some foreigners.
 
The operatives later went on to search Gashumba's residence in Bunga, a city suburb and his Industrial area based offices of Sisimuka Uganda. The defense ministry spokesman, Brigadier Richard Karemire has confirmed the Gashumba's arrest and the ongoing investigations.

"Yes we have arrested him and investigations are in process to determine our next course of action," Karemire said.

This is not the first time Gashumba is trouble over similar allegations.

In 2013, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations investigated Gashumba on similar allegations when he was accused of impersonating the defense ministry permanent secretary and defrauding Turkish investors of millions of shillings.

However, the findings from the investigations were never made public nor did the case make it to court. It is unclear whether this is the same case CMI is investigating. In March this year, NBS TV cut ties with Gashumba over allegations of impersonation and fraud.

Gashumba, a known critic of President, Yoweri Museveni has been arrests severally for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.

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+2 #1 WADADA rogers 2017-10-31 15:34
The way Gashumba behaves, you may think he is more Ugandan than us the real Ugandans, now the world is aware of what he actually is
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+9 #2 A K Mukasa 2017-10-31 16:44
Why Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) not the Police?

Why not do away with the police completely and have shadowy security agencies assisted by militias and criminal gangs to "uphold law and order"?
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0 #3 Lakwena 2017-10-31 17:50
Quoting A K Mukasa:
Why Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) not the Police?

Why not do away with the police completely and have shadowy security agencies assisted by militias and criminal gangs to "uphold law and order"?


In other words Mw. Mukasa, the reason is: the Demon that rode on Amin Dada's shoulders and deployed the notorious State Research Bureau (SRB) operatives; to kidnap and slaughter Ugandans, did not leave Uganda at Amin's exit in 1979, and/or his demise in 2003.
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+4 #4 Vincent Lubega 2017-10-31 18:33
#2 A K Mukasa 2017-10-31 16:44
Why Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) not the Police?

Why not do away with the police completely and have shadowy security agencies assisted by militias and criminal gangs to "uphold law and order"?

Because police has also become another group of criminals
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+2 #5 Juma Kato 2017-10-31 18:55
A K Mukasa wonders why it is CIM and not the Police is now arresting .

The answer is Frank Kaka Bagyenda . He is tough one who likes to arrest

I sent in a comment about that guy but Observer decided not to publish it. No need to try again.

Wadada remarks that Gashumba behaves like he is more Ugandan than real Ugandans.

Who is a REAL Ugandan is the question.

if you asked me , Uganda is like an ambandoned house ( someone here called it a Kifulukwa) . Anyone , even snakes can claim it as their address.

That being said , I like Gashumba`s passion . He says some of the things that "Real Ugandans) should say.

His only problem is that he lacks humility and gets carelessly mouthful when he feels provoked.
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0 #6 Phalanch 2017-10-31 23:41
What is his side of the story?? the truth is short supply for these people.
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0 #7 Salongo AK 2017-11-01 00:25
Quoting Vincent Lubega:
#2 A K Mukasa 2017-10-31 16:44
Why Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) not the Police?

Why not do away with the police completely and have shadowy security agencies assisted by militias and criminal gangs to "uphold law and order"?

Because police has also become another group of criminals


CMI is all the same. The entire system is corrupt.

However I am not exonerating Gashumba though, I don't know his circumstances.
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0 #8 Coleman 2017-11-01 02:16
I wonder whether Gashumba was arrested over real crimes of impersonation or he was arrested for (fingering the Leopard's anus"....!!!
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-1 #9 kabayekka 2017-11-01 03:19
It is very unfortunate indeed because these are some of the difficult citizens of Uganda or Rwanda who seem very genuine in opposing the corrupt NRM government.

They use all the modern media like youtube and instagram or NBS broadcasting to incite the people of Uganda to follow them to the great Promised land of Paradise that is Uganda.
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0 #10 Justin okot 2017-11-01 04:28
I'm wondering if gashumba having been paraded handcuffed & barefooted will he be able to continue with his fiery critiques against the regime once he's released or will he go radio silent like a certain professor who called the president a pair of buttocks?
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