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Mental assessment for Kampala police officers completed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A two months’ mental assessment exercise for police officers in Kampala Metropolitan has ended. The exercise that started with police officers at the Fire and Emergency Rescue directorate has been concluded with detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID headquarters at Kibuli. In the eight weeks …

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Why IGP has ordered a comprehensive audit of Logistics directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Details have emerged as to why the Inspector General of Police-IGP, Martin Okoth Ochola recently appointed a committee to conduct a comprehensive audit in the affairs of the Logistics and Engineering Directorate. On Friday last week, Ochola named a five member committee led by …

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Government ordered to produce re-arrested Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court has ordered government to produce two suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who were re-arrested after being granted bail. They are Yusuf Nyanzi and Jibril Kalyango.  Justice Henrietta Wolayo of Civil Division of High Court on Friday …

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No suspects in MP Abiriga’s murder one year later

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | June 8, 2019 marks exactly one year since Arua Municipality MP, Col Ibrahim Abiriga, was killed in a volley of ammunitions. However, his death has remained a puzzle, with no leads and arrests made by Police. Abiriga was killed alongside his driver cum bodyguard, …

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CID summons Bobi Wine for defying IGP’s guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has summoned Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine on accusation of inciting violence. In summons signed by Senior Commissioner, Joseph Obwana, on behalf of CID director Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Grace Akullo, Kyagulanyi is accused …

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Ochola’s first year in office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | March 4th, 2019 marked a full year since Martin Okoth Ochola became the Inspector General of Police-IGP. He replaced General Kale Kayihura who had severed as IGP for 12 years. Immediately after assuming office, Ochola issued 12 directives to heads of different police units …

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Ssebulime’s family petitions IGP to arrest Nantaba

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the late Ronald Ssebulime has petitioned the Inspector General of Police-IGP, Martin Okoth Ochola demanding the arrest of the State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology, Idah Erios Nantaba. Ssebulime was gunned down by police officers on March 24th in Mukono …

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