By Elite Reporter
Police and government of Uganda are to pay People Power movement leader Robert
Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, and his promoters Andrew Mukasa aka Bajjo Events and
Abbey Musinguzi aka Abtex, for the ‘Kyarenga’
concerts that were cancelled by police.
This comes after the High Court in Kampala
ruled today, Thursday May 14, 2020, that the police’s actions of cancelling
that Kyarenga concerts, which had been organized in several districts in the country
were null and void.
Nambayo, who delivered the ruling, averred that the orders from the Inspector
General of Police to block Bobi Wine’s concert was an infringement on human
rights, hence the respondents who include the Attorney General and IGP Martins
Okoth Ochola, are liable to pay cos...
By Keefa Nuwahereza
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola on Wednesday April 15, 2020, appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police Sarah Kibwika, as the new Professional Standards Unit Commandant (PSU).
The appointment came in a new wave of redeployment in the Uganda Police, which has seen several officers and men transferred by the IGP.
ACP Sarah Kibwika now heads police's Professional Standards Unit
“The changes in deployments take immediate effect,” said the message by the IGP Ochola, which was copied to all Police stations and officers in Uganda.
Kibwika will replace Assistant Commissioner of Police John Okalany, who has been transferred to Police's legal department.
Prior to her elevation to full commandant, Kibwika was serving as the deputy Profess...
By Keefa Nuwahereza
At last, the family of Ritah Nabukenya, a People Power supporter who was allegedly knocked dead by a police patrol truck in Nakawa might get justice.
This is because the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, ordered Traffic police to conduct independent investigations into the accident that ended Nabukenya’s life, when she was heading to court to attend Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi’s OTT tax case, Nakawa last Monday.
Spokesperson Fred Enanga, told journalists on Monday that the IGP had 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 of