KAMPALA – The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Martins Okoth-Ochola, has shuffled more than 100 senior police officers across the country.
According to the May 4, 2019 service orders, the IGP appointed Senior Commissioner of Police Farouk Muyirimathe deputy director for production in the Welfare and Production Directorate.
Mr Muyirima was most known when he was deputy commander for Kampala Metropolitan Police.
He replaces Senior Commissioner of Police Charles Birungi who has been moved to Interpol as the deputy director.
SSP Bob Kagazura has been transferred from Rwenzori West, where he was the regional commander, to Wamala Region in the same role.
SSP Ignatius Otongo has been moved from Sipi Region to Rwenzori West as the regional officer.
SSP Ramathan Doka was transferred from Directorate of Criminal Investigations to Rwizi as the regional Criminal Investigations Department officer.
SSP Barbara Alungat has been appointed deputy commandant of Police College in Bwebajja.
SP Lameck Kigozi was removed from Greater Masaka region to police headquarters for redeployment.
Mr Kigozi has been replaced by Assistant SP Paul Kangave, who has been police publicist in Savannah region.
SP Vincent Ssekatte, who has been the spokesman for Criminal Investigations Department and Crime Intelligence and Professional Standards Unit, has been reverted to general duties.
SP Martin Mbabazi has been shuffled from Bukedi region to Sipi region as the regional commander.
SP Ahmed Musakana was moved from Kole to Bushenyi as the district police commander.
SP Ayub Waiswa has been deployed at Criminal Investigations Department headquarters.
SP Hashim Kasinga, formerly in Butambala District, has been appointed the Koboko District Police Commander.
He will be replaced by SP Julius Ahimbisibwe, who has been in Koboko District.
SP Didas Byaruhanga was transferred from Kamwenge District to Lyantonde as the district commander.
The same transfers affected commanders from more than 40 districts.