IGP OCHOLA SHAKES IT AGAIN; GREATER BUSHENYI GETS NEW CID.
The Inspector General of police, Okoth Martin Ochola, through the human resource directorate, has made yet another massive reshuffle in which 88 detectives making it the sixth since he took over from his predecessor Kale Kayiura.
The reshuffle affected senior detectives ranging from the ranks of Commissioner of Police (CP) to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP); one Commissioner, three Assistant Commissioners, 13 Senior Superintendents, 19 Superintendents and 52 ASPs.
In the transfer message released by the AIGP Moses Balimwoyo on Saturday 21st April 2018, 88 CID officers were moved from and to various districts and the directorate headquarters in Kibuli, Kampala.
Among the reshuffled officers is Henry Mugumya who has been appointed the new CID in Greater Bushenyi.
Other reshuffled officers include; D/CP Venis Baguma Tumuhimbise who has been moved from CP Homicide, CID headqarters to head war crimes.
D/ACP Francis Olugu has been moved from CID headquarters and appointed acting CP General Crimes.
D/ACP James Bangirana, also moved from CID headquarters and returned to HRM, among others
Observers say that the reshuffle may be intended to clear the lost trust in the investigations department in which many cases are still un-investigated.
Notable among the cases include the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew kaweesi, former government prosecutor Joan Kagezi, Muslim clerics, and the recent gruesome murder of Susan Magara.
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.