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IGP Ochola appoints new Kampala deputy police commander

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ben Mubangizi has been appointed the Deputy Police Commander Kampala Metropolitan Area. Mubangizi who has been commanding alert squad unit will deputize Stephen Tanui. Tanui has been in command of Kampala and neighbouring areas for over two months ever since he replaced Moses Kafeero. But …

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Police officers using excessive force should face trial in court – IGP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Court will no longer try any police officer accused of using excessive force during operations. This is according to new directives issued by the Inspector General of Police Martin Ochola. In response to President Yoweri Museveni’s address where he condemned individual security officers …

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Police directors not decided on request by commanders to retain SPCs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Days after District Police Commanders informed the police leadership at Naguru headquarters that they would like to retain some of the Special Police Constables-SPCs whose elections tenure has ended, it has emerged that some directors have not welcomed the move. Ahead of the 2021 general …

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IGP Ochola appoints regional PSU commanders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barely a month after the police authority with the police council expelled and discharged 153 police officers, Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has appointed regional Professional Standards Unit -PSU commanders. The new regional PSU chiefs include John Samuel Okodan who has been appointed head …

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