Kayihura Reshuffles Kampala CID Chiefs

Gen Kale Kayihura

A few hours after the police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura reshuffled Kampala Metropolitan Area District Police Commanders that saw Old Kampala’s Muhammad Kirumira taken to Buyende, seek another wave of change has seen Kampala CID bosses also reshuffled.

In a new message dated September 15, site signed by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Okoth Ochola and copied to various police directors and commanders, a number of CID officers have been transferred to various stations.

In the new reshuffle, Johnson Olaa Dale has been transferred from Rwenzori   to Kampala Metropolitan Area as the CID commander, whereas Bitali Ssentamu who was the CID boss for Kigezi region has been posted to Kampala Metropolitan South as the regional CID officer.

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The new transfers have also seen Deogratious Ebong from Kawempe assume the office Kampala Metropolitan East Regional CID officer whereas Benon Ayebare(KMP South) has been sent to Rwenzori  as the Regional CID chief.

Alex Wanzala from Kampala Metropolitan East has been shortly posted to the Human Resource Department from where he would be sent to Kabalye police training school in Masindi district for a refresher course.

Bruno Tumwesigye has been transferred from the Directorate of Interpol and Public Relations to the Directorate of Crime Intelligence.

The fresh transfers have seen Wilber Wanyama, the CID chief for KMP suspended pending investigations by the Professional Standards Unit in Bukoto.

The police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi recently said Wanyama had been arrested and detained at SIU in Kireka for allegedly being involved in theft of gold worth US11,000 dollars.

Kaweesi told a news conference that gold was stolen from a dealer by a boda boda rider who was later arrested but had already sold the precious metal to some Pakistanis.

“It is believed the Pakistanis later returned the money and on the other side the boda boda rider returned the money  but police played with it. Wanyama and  the investigating  got involved and exhibited fake money,”Kaweesi told journalists.


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