But as Ochola bids farewell to the 50,000 SPCs, 20 out of 28 policing regions have expressed need to have some of these temporary personnel retained. The DPCs through Regional Police Commanders –RPCs have asked to remain with five to 20 SPCs to supplement on their insufficient numbers of policemen and women.
Obong, who is attached to 409 brigade in Arua district was arrested on Thursday following a tip off by concerned residents. The UPDF soldier was riding a motorcycle Reg No UFE 780M with the ivory tied in a mattress.
However, Sheik Muhammad Wasswa Ssemakadde, the Bukomansimbi District Khadi, attributes the ongoing killings to curses of all Ugandans who are arrested, incriminated, tortured and innocently charged due to sloppy investigations.