In 1971,Milton Obote's Ugandan government was overthrown by the cruel General Idi Amin Dada and his army. Iddi Amin went on to declare himself the third president of Uganda and promoted himself to the highest rank in the military. Amin’s eight years of reign in Uganda was characterised by autocracy,untold hardship, illegal detention, brutal killings and other forms of cruelty.
Inside Kiamachimbi Police Station in Mathira Nyeri County, lies an old wooden structure that has stood the test of time for the last seventy years. According to history, Idi Amin Dada was the third president of Uganda. He was one of the leading soldiers who formed the first Uganda independence army, before becoming president.
Idi Amin Dada was a brutal president of Uganda whom, many innocent people died in his hands during his regime. His government was full of extra judicial Killings and corruption. In January 1977 Amin appointed General Mustafa Adrisi Vice President of Uganda. That year, a split in the Uganda Army developed between supporters of Amin and soldiers loyal to Adrisi, who held significant power in the government and wanted to purge foreigners, particularly Sudanese, from the military.
More than 30 years have passed since the Tanzanian Defense Forces forced Idi Amin's administration in Uganda to fall. However, many Ugandans continue to be frightened and plagued by memories of his autocratic rule. Theresa Nanziri Bukenya's family is one of them. Bukenya, a Ugandan mathematician and warden of Africa Hall, a women's-only resident hall at Makerere University, was assassinated by Amin's dictatorship because he refused to work with it to murder one student and abduct another.
A total of sixty (60) detectives from the Special Service Unit (SSU) that was disbanded by His Excellency President William Ruto have finally been re-deployed by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) boss Amin Ibrahim Mohammed. In a statement dated December 6, Mr Amin has ordered the detectives to report to their new workstations.
After the murder charges against her were dismissed, Sarah Wairimu Cohen sought Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Amin Mohamed to assist her in getting back her marital house. Her attorney, Senior Counsel Philip Murgor, ordered that the investigative agencies hand over whatever property they had taken during the investigation in a news release dated Tuesday, December 6.
Director Amin Mohamed of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) decided to reintroduce an elite squad of officers to combat the armed robbers terrorizing Kenyans mere months after assuming his position. Amin announced on November 23 that the DCI was recruiting marksmen and women for a special squad comprised of officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) and the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU).
To most people, the name Mohammed Amin might not ring a bell and this is because with time, his name disappeared from the media after his untimely death. photo courtesy. According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the man himself, Mohammed Amin was a Renowned journalist who was known for his ability to bring breaking news to the public especially when it was something to do with Africa.
Whenever leaders that actually served as terrible dictators while in power are mentioned, there is no way the name Idi Amin won't be mentioned. He is one of the terrible dictators that not only suppressed people but also killed numerous people during his tenure, the number of Ugandans that lost their lives during his tenure hasn't been recorded correctly.General Amin promoted himself to the rank of field marshal, the highest rank in the military, and launched brutal policies, including the sack of foreigners , especially Indian and Pakistani citizens who worked and did legal business in the country in 1972, a policy that devastated the Ugandan people 's economy, coupled with growing military spending.
Image | Idi Amin. In 1960s, a rift developed between Amin and Obote, exacerbated by the support Amin had built within the Uganda Army by recruiting from the West Nile region, his involvement in operations to support the rebellion in southern Sudan and an attempt on Obote's life in 1969.
To people born in 2000s, the name Mohammed Amin might not ring a bell. However, the photojournalist who died in a deadly aeroplane crash was renowned for his job that brought him fame especially after he single handedly made the West Donate millions of money to Africa after he took photos showing how Africans in poor countries were Starving.
Photo: DCI Officers in a Past Training Session. Reports are rife that the head of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Mohammed Amin has kicked off plans to form a new special service team to takeover the roles that were performed by the defunct Special Service Unit. Amin is allegedly hunting for a total of fifty officers to join his new team.
While renowned Kenyan Journalist Mohamed Amin is remembered for doing great things, one of his deeds that sparked a lot of mixed reactions was when he exposed President Museveni for using children in his fight for freedom. Photo :Courtesy Back in the 90s, the late Mohamed Amin went viral after posting several pictures showing how Africans in poor countries were suffering, an incident that caught the attention of the Western Countries who decided to start NGOs and what not to save Africans.
The Director General of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Mr. Amin Mohamed, has been busy with ensuring that the branch of the National Police Service is perceived better by Kenyans. Picture courtesy. DG Amin. This is after nine officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, were arrested and prosecuted for the murder of two foreign nationals from India and their taxi driver.
|DCI Boss Mr. Ibrahim Amin Engaging The International Justice Mission Team In His Office| In his first days in office, the recently sworn-in DCI Boss Ibrahim has been seen very busy working and not relenting in his mission to ensure that DCI's name roars again better after the exit of his predecessor George Kinoti.
Barely months after taking over as the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Director Amin Mohamed resolved to re-introduce an elite squad of officers that would match armed robbers terrorizing Kenyans - sharp shooters. On Wednesday, November 23, Amin announced that the DCI was recruiting marksmen and women to join a special squad, targeting officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) and the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU).
Within a few days of his appointment by President William Ruto, Mohamed Amin, the new boss of the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, has once more made significant changes to the Investigative Agency. The new DCI boss appears eager to alter a schedule with which his predecessor disagreed with the current head of state.
A police recruit has been deserted from Kiganjo Police training camp for slashing his colleague with a slasher. The recruit who was undergoing police training will be placed in court and cbarged with assault. "The recruit whose training is yet to be through in less than two months lost his place and is waiting to be placed in court and charged with indiscipline," DCI Mohamed Amin said in a report on Thursday.
Amin Mohamed, Director of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), has reorganized the Anti-Counterfeit and Contraband Goods Police Unit, which was established in 2018 by George Kinoti, Mohamed's predecessor. However, he did not confirm or deny the transfer of bosses and did not provide additional details regarding the matter.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is currently selecting an exceptional group of officials from the General Service Unit (GSU) and the Counter Stock Robbery Unit (ASTU) in a move that will see the development of a Special Operation Unit. In a letter dated November 17, 2022, addressed to both the representative Overseer Commanders responsible for the organization and ordinary police administrations, DCI Chief Mohamed Amin mentioned the heads to waitlist 50 competitors from every one of the previously mentioned units for sending to the unique group.