Crime & Investigation

Dramatic Scenes As Police Open New Station In Kumi

recipe geneva; font-size: small;”>This happened on Tuesday at Katuugo village, website Kikyumba Sub County in Mubende District. According to Central West Police spokesman, drug ASP Phillip Mukasa, the old man left a chit that he could not bear the pain of seeing his son rotting in jail.

“We have taken the body for postmortem and the suspect is being kept in custody at Mubende Police Station awaiting charges of defilement,” said Mukasa.

Police has advised residents in this area to always seek advice from relevant authorities on matters which seem to depress them before terminating their lives.

clinic geneva; font-size: small;”>The aggrieved residents told Ochola that his cops have been terrorizing the Kumi municipality dwellers after taking booze from the bars around and at times they resort to raping their women using guns.

click geneva;”>The residents said they had reported all these kinds of harassment to the regional police commander but nothing had been done to rectify the situation.

hospital geneva;”>They even tipped their Teso region minister Amogin Apuro to settle their grievances but all in vain.

When Ochola took to the podium to respond to the residents’ cries, the rowdy residents booed him.

He later asked for calm before demanding the District Police Commander for Kumi to immediately send him the list of the police officers who have been drinking on duty and raping women in the night.

On handing over the new building, the Deputy Director in charge of logistics and engineering in police, Laban Muhabwe, attacked Internal Affairs Minister Hillary Onek and other government officers to stop embezzling funds which would have helped in the construction of such a building.

He revealed the building was constructed by the police engineering team which cost them Shs170m but they had earlier contacted the local construction companies which had proposed 500m.

Muhabwe told Onek that all the shortfalls that were having in the police force emanate from the Interior Ministry.

He said most officials at the ministry swindle money which should have been put to good use in enforcing law and order in Uganda.

Onek assured police that he would lead the hunt for the fraudsters in the government offices and the recovered money would be used to fund police projects.

However, the visibly enraged minister threatened that anybody who would publicly call him a thief would face legal action.

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