By Ibrahim Zirimu
The Inspector General of Police John Martin Okoth Ochola, has said that the DPCs and RPCs should use their intelligence to facilitate themselves the police is underfunded. He however noted that police authorities are utilizing the few resources available in order to facilitate the DPCs and RPCs.
The IGP made these remarks, during meeting with heads of police from greater Bushenyi region at Katungu Mothers union in Bushenyi.
Ochola has called upon police officers in Greater Bushenyi region to apply professionalism while doing their job.
He also noted that the conduct and behavior of police officers should be considered important if they are to restore the trust and from the public.
Ochola also noted that human rights should be observed and condemned torturing of suspects by the police.
On the rampant kidnaps in the country, the IGP said assured the public that police is doing its job to ensure security saying that the situation is not alarming. He thus urged the public to always call police before giving out ransom.
He also urged the police to have good relation with the media and has self respect.
He was accompanied by the police spokes Person Emilian Kayima, chief political commissar Asan Kasingye, Asuman Mugenyi, commissioner of protocol hajji Basalirwa
Greater Bushenyi region is the first place to be visited by the IGP since he took over from his predecessor Gen. Kale Kayihura early this year.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website