The officers were cited for asking for bribes, mismanagement of cases, laxity in carrying out investigations and incompetence. Their identitys have however been concealed reportedly to avoid jeopardizing ongoing investigations against them.
Asaph Bindire was picked up on Wednesday evening at Nyakihanga in Itojo Sub County along the Ntungamo-Mbarara road moments after he reportedly photographed a traffic police officer receiving a bribe from a taxi driver.
Former Moyo district police commander Ignatius Dragudu has been arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe. Dragudu, who is being detained at Moyo central police station, was arrested on Wednesday evening after receiving a bribe of 50, 000 shillings to arrest a suspect for committing a traffic offense.