IGP Ochola orders audit of guns

IGP Martin Okoth-Ochola (R) chats with his deputy Sabiiti Muzeyi during the handover and takeover ceremony at Police headquarters Naguru on Thursday. File photo

What you need to know:

  • During IGP Gen Kayihura’s tenure, several civilians especially members of Bodaboda 2010, crime preventers and some socialites acquired guns. Photos of crime preventers posing with pistols in bars and other public places regularly made rounds on social media but no action was taken against them
  • In December last year, socialite Brian Kirumira aka Bryan White was arrested for shooting his neighbour, Mr Victor Bitwire, under the influence of alcohol

KAMPALA- Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, has issued 12 directives to regional, district and division police commanders regarding the management of arms, indiscipline, crime, dress code and observance of human rights.

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