President Yoweri Museveni has given Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola a chilling ultimatum either for the Police Chief do his work or the head of State does it himself.
Mr. Museveni disclosed the ultimatum he gave to the IGP yesterday(07th September 2020) at the NRM secretariat in Kampala where he was handing over motorcycles to the parish chairpersons of the NRM across the country.
The president then elaborated what had triggered his unusual ultimatum to the national police boss, giving examples of violence in Bukono county in Namutumba district where people were beaten because Police had not done much work.
In some places like Namutumba, Isingiro, Ntungamo, Jinja, Katakwi, among others, there was violence that led to the killing and wounding of civilians. Museveni said that they are going to make sure that all those who participated in these irregularities and violence are held to account.
Although the violence was orchestrated by the politicians, the police personnel are to be held accountable for failing to contain it.
the president now threatening to go and conduct the arrests the errant
policemen himself, IGP Ochola is likely to move fast to avert the spectacle.
He also said that the
state minister of Labor, Mwesigwa Rukutana who was captured on camera
attempting to shoot people over the weekend in Ntugamo after he lost the
Rushenyi primaries, will be charged with threatening violence and attempted