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IGP Ochola directs on plan to end drugs meant for health centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola, has directed all commanders to swiftly curb the theft and selling of drugs meant for Ugandan health centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan. Ochola through the police’s Director for Operations Assistant Inspector …

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IGP Ochola eulogises Kato Lubwama

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, John Martins Okoth Ochola hailed the deceased former Lubaga South Member of Parliament, Paul Kato Lubwama as a great comedian that the country will greatly miss. “The IGP and the Police management would like to pay tribute to the …

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Why IGP suspended licenses of 39 private security companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police- Martin Ochola, has suspended the licenses of 39 private security companies. Although the IGP said the affected companies failed to fulfill some or all of the necessary conditions for license renewal since last year as per regulation 14(d) of …

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IGP Ochola reshuffles 69 officers in latest changes in police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, John Martins Okoth Ochola made new changes and appointments affecting 69 police officers. In fresh deployments, transfers and appointments involving gazetted officers between the rank of Commissioner of Police (CP) and Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), CP Polly Namaye who …

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IGP: We will respond to gun attacks with full force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola and his security counterparts have tasked all territorial commanders to aggressively respond to gun and machete-wielding attackers targeting police officers, soldiers, guards and security facilities. Ochola, has indicated that he and his colleagues heading other security …

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Kireka police unit pack bags, heading back to CID headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officers deployed at the Kireka-based Special Investigations Unit/Division (SIU/D) have started packing their bags to relocate to the Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID headquarters in Kibuli on the directive by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola. According to information obtained by our reporter, Ochola directed …

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EBOLA: IGP orders release of suspects with minor offences

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police –IGP Okoth Ochola has instructed police commanders to release suspects with minor offences in districts affected by the latest outbreak of Ebola. Uganda has recorded 11 deaths and 11 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus disease from communities in …

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