The contingent replaces another one that has completed one-year tour of duty. Uganda is one of the Police Contributing Countries under AMISOM, deploying Individual Police Officers IPOs and Formed Police personnel. Other police contributing countries are Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Ghana.
Jackson Baryampika, Kitgum district Police commander identified the suspects as Joseph Kidega, Patrick Aboyi, Rooney Komakech, Michael Okot Tulaya and Isaac Okellokot. The suspects were found with items including stolen drugs, laundry soap and several household items.
The demand for the relocation of the PAP headquarters comes on the heels of an attack on a Senegalese Member of the Pan African Parliament Aissatou Sow Diawara. She was shot at and critically injured on Thursday July 28, 2016 while traveling to her hotel from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.