By Uganda Police Media
Hima cement factory has donated 400 bags of cement to Uganda police to help in the construction of its housing unit project.
The cement was received by the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura at police headquarters Naguru.
While handing over the cement, Ambrose Byona the head of protocol Hima Cement Limited said they are ready to support the project by supplying all the cement required.
Kayihura also revealed that 26,000 housing units will be constructed countrywide starting with 10,000 for Kampala metropolitan.
The project has already started in Naguru barracks with laying of bricks.
Former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi has condemned the recent siege on Makindye Chief Magistrates Court saying such attacks interrupt the independence of the Judiciary.
His comments follow demonstrations by supporters of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kale Kayihura who threatened to block proceedings of a case filed by private lawyers against Kayihura and seven other police officers over the beating of former presidential candidate Dr Besigye’s supporters.
Nsibambi appeales to the pro-Kayihura team to follow provisions of the law and allow the courts to perform their duties undisturbed.
By Robert Ssegawa
There was drama in a police disciplinary court where the Inspector General of police Kale Kayihura exonerated his high officers who commanded the beating of Dr. Kizza Besigye supporters last week in the city center and instead charged their body guards.
The officers who were supposed to appear before the disciplinary court include ACP James Ruhweza the operations commander Kampala, Andrew Kagwa the RPC Kampala south ,his deputy Geoffrey Kahebwa, Wesley Nganizi the RPC Kampala north but in the dramatic event the same court instead charged their body guards.
The charged police constables and body guards to the above officers include police constable PC Willy Kalyango, Sula Kato, Dan Muhangi, Moses Agaba, Dan Tandeka a crime preventer and Robert Wanjara.
Court chaired by SCP Denis Odongpin gave the charged police constables a bail and ordered them to appear on Monday when the case will be coming for hearing.
However the charged police constables have vowed to reveal all the operational plans by the force against Kiiza Besigye.