By Jeff Andrew Lule
The four senior police officers who were arrested over neglect of duty have officially handed over office pending trial in the Police disciplinary court.
They include Peter Nkulenga (Kira division DPC), who was replaced by his Fredric Wetaaya, formerly head of CID at the station; Edgar Akankwasa (O/C Kira road) was replaced by Gerald Tumwesigye who was the head of operations while Alfred Baluku (O/C Kireka Police station) was replaced by Ronald Mugabi who was heading Kiganda, Kasokoso Police.
Kawesi during an impromptu visit at one of the Northern by-pass police posts
The officers handed over their office files, phones, keys, their guns and stamps to their successors yesterday. The handover was overseen by the Regional Police Commander Kampala East, Siraje Bakaleke under the directive of Kampala Metropolitan Police boss, Andrew Felix Kawesi.
The officers were arrested on Sunday evening by Kawesi after he carried out an impromptu visit to their various Police stations and posts, only to find many of them locked while others were under manned.
Suspended police officers handover office