In 2018, unsuspecting members of public including several police officers were fleeced of money by a one Geoffrey Kalele, a resident of Kalitumba, Magada Sub county, Namutumba District when he created and used a Facebook page in the names of the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola, to solicit money from them in the pretense of helping them acquire better offices and promotions.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the suspects were arrested from the various Divisions of Kampala where they were involved in pocketing and waylaying people who were returning home after the celebrations.
“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
Through his lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, Mushomi, a lecturer in the School of Statistics and Planning on Thursday told the tribunal that he was unfairly suspended and that the suspension of four years without pay was harsh, excessive and in contravention of employment laws.
The President said that dogs are very effective in tracking criminals from a scene-of-crime and urged Members of Parliament to sensitize citizens not to tamper with crimes scene if dogs are to effectively track criminals.
Prosecution alleges that Dr. Kiyingi through his Allied Democratic Force rebel group offered training, recruitment and logistical support to former ADF rebels who were reportedly hired to murder the Bahiga and sheikh Muwaya.
The Police spokesperson, Simon Kuteesa also failed provide information as to the whereabouts of operatives who formerly worked with Operation Wembley, which was later renamed the Violent Crime Crack Unit â€“ VCCU and later the Rapid Response Unit â€“ RRU.