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IGP Martin Okoth Ochola Makes Major Changes in Police

The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola  has made fresh deployments , transfers and appointments of gazetted officers from the rank of ACP to ASP. The decision impacts on various offices including heads of departments, Regional Police commanders ,district police commanders and others. The officers are tasked with ensuring professional and

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Annual Crime Report 2018: Police Records 5.2% Decrease in Crime

The Inspector General of Police JM Okoth Ochola has today 27th May, 2019 launched the Annual Crime and Traffic/Road Safety Report for the year 2018 at Police Headquarters Naguru. While speaking to the press, the IGP expressed appreciation to President Yoweri Museveni "for the strategic guidance towards the fight against crime and

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IGP Ochola Fires All Flying Squad Operatives

Uganda Police chief IGP Martins Okoth Ochola has ordered the leadership of the Flying Squad Unit (FSU) to fire all operatives pending investigations into allegations of engagement into crime. The mass sackings are being seen by pundits as a move to close the unit that has been accused of torture and

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Besigye in the car that had been held by police for years. Courtesy Photo

IGP Ochola Orders Kasangati Police to Return Besigye’s Car Years after it Was Impounded

Uganda Police chief Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola has directed Kasangati police to return opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye’s car. Writing through Erasmus Twaruhukwa, the director of human rights and legal services at Uganda Police, Ochola ordered to return Besigye’s car, registration number UAK 773F “This therefore is to

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Bobi Wine and Ochola

IGP Ochola Tells Bobi Wine to Forget about ‘Kyarenga’ Namboole Concert Until 2019

Uganda’s police chief Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola says Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga show will not happen this year. In a letter the police chief wrote through Assuman Mugyenyi, the police director of operations, Ochola advised Bobi Wine’s events manager Emma Serugo, a director of Emma Promotionz and Marketing

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Refugee Law Project Donates Vehicles, Motorcycles to Police

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) has Wednesday donated two brand new Double Cabin pick up trucks and eight motorcycles to help Police in Northern Uganda provide security in refugee camps. These were handed over to the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola at a function held at Police headquarters Naguru

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