INSIDE STORY: Mbarara Police Chiefs Arrested


viagra 40mg geneva; font-size: small;”>Turyagumanawe cracked the whip due to the laxity of security in Mbarara that has led to the infiltration of rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

store geneva;”>The ADF reportedly killed a police officer in Kakoba Division, ambulance Mbarara using an iron-bar shortly before Christmas.

The incident happened a few hours before President Yoweri Museveni received his Rwandan counterpart Gen. Paul Kagame at Igongo Cultural Centre in Mbarara.

IGP Maj. Gen. Kale Kayihura swiftly ordered Turyagumanawe to rush to Mbarara to investigate the gruesome incident and the reason behind the increase in murder cases.

Flanked by detectives, Turyagumanwe chaired a security meeting at White Inn in Mbarara which unveiled the laxity of police is handling security of the region.

Top security officials including RDC Clement Kandole attended the meeting.

There was shock when Kandole told the meeting Mbarara Police Commander Nicholas Ngozi had never carried out any serious patrol operation in the region. Kandole pinned Ngozi for being ineffective and lazy.

“I don’t even know you. I have seen you today. Where have you been? Murders have rocked Mbarara,” Kandole grilled Ngozi.

Kandole added he had received hundreds of complaints from civilians that Mbarara detectives were taking bribes from right, left and centre.

Shortly after the meeting, Turyagumanawe telephoned Kayihura, saying Ngozi must be replaced.

In a twinkle of an eye, Kayihura ordered Ngozi’s arrest together with the O.C station Moses Mayigu over misuse of there offices.

Police publicist Asuman Mugyenyi confirmed the development, saying deputy CID boss David Turyagumisiriza and detectives Benon Nkurunziza, Edida Kyomugisha, Wilber Rumanyika, Hellen Akori and Michael Mutegaya had been fired for taking bribes.


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