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Deputy IGP Maj. Gen Lokech transfers 254 senior police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen Paul Lokech has transferred and appointed 254 senior police officers to various positions. In his message released at the weekend, Gen Lokech has appointed Commissioner of Police-CP Kato Paul Tumuhimbise as the new deputy director in charge …

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Senior police officers in Aswa river region reshuffled

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight senior police officers from Aswa River and the Northern Kyoga regions have been reshuffled. The officers reshuffled are from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Superintendent of Police (SP) and Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the …

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Military police officers assault journalists covering power protest

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two journalists in Wakiso district are nursing injuries after being battered by military police officers while covering protests by residents of Kayunga on Wednesday over the prolonged power blackout in their area. They are Amon Kayanja from Salt Media and Teddy Nakaliga from Spark/NTV, which …

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Police confirms dismissal of 150 officers over corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long awaited dismissal of police officers accused of consistently engaging in corrupt and indiscipline tendencies has come to an end after the leadership confirmed showing exit to 153 of its personnel. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Paul Lokech revealed in March that …

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Police officers in Kikuube under investigation over fuel theft

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Senior police officers in Kikuube district are being investigated over fuel theft. The officers whose names have been withheld for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of participating in the dubious fuel deals. They are alleged to be conniving with truck drivers to siphon fuel …

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Four police officers arrested over illegal trade in ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Special Wildlife Crime Unit has arrested four police officers in connection to two separate illegal ivory transactions in Kampala city and Kapelebyong district. Charles Twine, the spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID, says the four officers are in custody at Jinja road police station …

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Albertine region police officers probed for cattle theft

Livestock theft across the Bunyoro sub-region has been rampant Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some senior police officers in the Albertine region are being investigated for alleged cattle theft. They are accused of conniving with cattle thieves to steal cattle from farmers. URN has established that the officers whose particulars …

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Police officers in Busoga sub-region prepared for retirement

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police officers in Busoga sub region have been advised to prepare themselves for retirement so as to avoid living desperate lives after service. The force’s deputy director of human resource management, Godfrey Musana says that, such initiatives are aimed at guiding officers on how to …

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90 senior police officers reshuffled

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  At least 90 senior police officers from the rank of Superintendent of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police have been reshuffled in new changes effected by the deputy Inspector General of Police Paul Lokech. In a message that was circulated last evening, Gen Lokech has …

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