Crime Intelligence Unit officers reshuffled
Crime Intelligence Unit has transferred at least 38 policemen and women to upcountry police divisions and stations.
Assistant Commissioner of Police - ACP Emmanuel Muheirwe in the transfer messages noted that of the officers are at the rank of Inspector of Police- IP while 28 others are at Assistant Inspector of Police -AIP.
Those transferred include; Wilson Wenamanya from Kisoro to Bwera, Henry Emuron from Kira Division to Adjumani Abel Twijukye from Isingiro to Katwe- Kabatooro, Enock Atukunda from Rukungiri to Hima and Martin Tukahebwa from Ntinda Police Station to Bundibugyo.
Others are; Rogers Byamukama from Njeru to Kyegegwa, William Muhindo from Rukungiri to Kitagwenda, Samuel Kakimu from Bugiri to Busoga East Region headquarters and Nicholas Onyango from North West Nile to Crime Intelligence Headquarters.
The Crime Intelligence Unit of police is mandated with detecting crime, but the Police leadership says it is concerned with criminal elements that often plan their activities for days without being detected by the unit.
The unit is commanded by Assistant Commissioner of Police - ACP Thomas Kasiimo and is blamed for the criminal gangs’ stay in slums and upscale areas without fear.