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Uganda: Kiira Region RPC Nkore Arrested

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Uganda Police Professional Standards Unit ( PSU) has arrested the Regional Police Commander (RPC) of Kiira Region Paul Nkore from his office in Jinja.

Nkore was arrested in the late hours of Sunday April 26, 2020 and according to reliable sources, he has spent a night in coolers at Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Kireka for insubordination and abuse of Office.

It Should be remembered that Nkore led an operation which arrested the Jinja District Resident District Commissioner Eric Sakwa on April 24 who later appeared before court and was remanded to Kirinya prison until May 3 over allegations of man slaughter.

According to the charge sheet presented to Jinja Magistrate’s Court, Mr Sakwa, 38, between March 22 and April 17 this year at Lwanda Village in Jinja District, unlawfully, caused the death of Charles Isanga.

Ever since he was posted to Jinja, Mr Sakwa has since been involved in most of security operations

He has also been seen dressed in military like attire commanding security teams during the said operations.

He is jointly charged with two others. They include; Bazimbyewa Bumali alias Chris Umar Dindodi, 19, a mechanic and Mohammed Simba alias Meddie, 31, and a businessman in Jinja.

The trio appeared before magistrate Ann Kobusingye, who remanded them to prison until May 13 when they will be produced in court.

The three were also charged with robbery.

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