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Religious bodies urged to join fight against child abuse

  The Secretary-General of Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) Jeannot Ruhunga on Friday said that the campaign against child abuse is not the responsibility of a certain single institution but rather a collective effort if the vice...

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 5:08pm

Six top officials arrested over embezzling public funds at industrial research agency

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested six officials including former Director General of the National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA), Joseph Mungarulire, allegedly over embezzlement and mismanagement of public funds. The officials are specifically being probed for...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:02am

Three arrested for alleged tax default, forgery

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested three businessmen for allegedly defaulting on payment of Value Added Tax through the Electronic Billing Machine (EBM) and forging tax stamps. The spokesperson for RIB, Modeste Mbabazi, said that the suspects were arrested between Friday and Sunday....

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:16am

15 arrested over malpractices during parliamentary elections

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) recorded four cases of malpractice involving 15 individuals in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. Modeste Mbabazi, RIB spokesperson, told The New Times on Friday that four of them had been released temporarily but are still under...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:43pm

15 arrested as police, RIB bust drugs ring

A joint operation by Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB) in the City of Kigali has resulted in the arrest of 15 people suspected of either selling or using hard drugs. The operation was conducted over the last two weeks. According to RNP and RIB, the suspects...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:25am

RIB arrest two suspected social media hackers

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested two men accused of hacking into people’s social media accounts to steal money. Muhammad Usanase and Abdoulkarim Munana all from Eastern Province in Ngoma District, are being accused of cybercrimes. Usanase, 21, is accused of hacking into...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:27am

30 RIB officers complete course on investigation

Twenty-nine Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) officers have successfully completed a six-month professional criminal investigation course that equipped them with skills to successfully carry out their responsibilities. The course, that ended yesterday, took place at the National Police College in...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:44am

RIB launches crackdown on fraudulent receivers

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) yesterday paraded before the media two suspects whom it accuses of being members of a network of dishonest auctioneers and business people involved in fraudulent auctioning practices. The two suspects are accused of having received payments so they can pretend to...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:37am

Editorial: New forensic laboratory comes at the right time

At last,the long-awaited National Forensic Laboratory was inaugurated yesterday. It has been in the pipeline for as far as one can remember, but it kept being put off due to some unforeseen circumstances. The previous police laboratory performed rudimentary analysis such as fingerprints and...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:18am