News of the withdraw of police officers from all KCCA installations and homes of Directors started circulating on Sunday night until was confirmed on Monday afternoon by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga.
Enanga says the IGP has directed the Traffic police Investigation unit under the command of Assistant Superintendent of Police Pamela Kentaro to conduct a comprehensive probe and ensure the public is informed of whatever transpired on the fateful day.
Further, Musota told court that when he was on his way to court , he received a call from an official from ISO who said that their Preliminary investigations show that Rutabana is not in their custody as well.
Richard Edyegu has been confirmed as Acting Director Logistics and Engineering replacing Bangirana, Henry Tukahirwa has been appointed acting Director Eelfare and Production replacing Lemmy Musa Twinomugisha, Christine Nanding has been appointed acting Director Human Rights and Legal Services replacing Erasmus Twaruhukwa.
According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
Police officers, according to Omoding, spend transport that is more than their savings worth because they want to possess in their own hands. Depending on an officer’s monthly earnings, money is deducted and deposited to Exodus SACCO accounts. That money is supposed to cater for officers’ future needs and emergencies.
On April 22, 2019, police recovered the body of Catherine Agaba, a medical doctor attached to International Hospital Kampala –IHK. 23-year-old Ronald Obangakene, a security guard, who was picked up from his Apac home district, claimed responsibility.
According to sources at the Naguru based police headquarters, Ochola appointed the committee to establish possible loopholes in in the handover report of Assistant Inspector General of Police- AIGP, Godfrey Bangirana, the former Director of Logistics and Engineering Directorate.
Kania also applauded Museveni for the guidance and criticism he gives Uganda Police Force that has often been vital in their daily operations. In his remarks, Museveni said police is a lucky institution because it found an organised structure unlike him who had to build a new army.
Andrew Mubiru, the Director Forensics in Uganda Police Force told hundreds of mourners that the casket laid in the mass grave contains a complete body that was never identified, four separate body parts and ashes of some of the victims.
Swagia Shadia Nabunya, the Officer in charge Mbale Central Police Station told the students they couldn’t allow them to proceed with the protest, saying they didn’t inform them as required by the Public Order Management Act-POMA.
The Director who is at the rank of Assistants Inspector General of Police-AIGP, said they have been laboring to explain to the Inspectors of Police (IPs) and AIPs that their promotions have been affected by the large number of Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) who need to be promoted so that those below their rank can also be elevated.