President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was speaking when he met senior police officers led by their inspector general, General Paul Loketch at State House, Entebbe.
Museveni warned the security officers against involvement in corruption practices adding that it should stop.
He also advised the police to stick to his advice on the legal procedures of arresting suspects and handling of citizens and foreign guests without.
Met senior police officers led by Deputy IGP, Gen Paul Loketch, at State House Entebbe. I have strongly warned them against involvement in corrupt practices. Corruption in the Police Force should stop. pic.twitter.com/PfWptI9LK3
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) March 7, 2021
“Do not harass, beat, push or back at citizens for whatever reason,” president Yoweri Museveni.
“For retrogressive groups and hostile crowds, the security organs are guided by legitimate means of the security forces on how to handle them. Do not let anybody threaten lives and property of Ugandans,” president Yoweri Museveni.
His warning comes after several allegations that the security officers at the ones responsible for the rampant kidnaps especially on the supporters of the opposition party, National Unity Platform (NUP).
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Since the January, 14th general elections, the country has been experiencing several kidnaps which has made people live in fear.
Several families are in the darkness as they do not know the wherebouts of their missing members even though the goverment through the minister for foreign affairs General Jeje Odongo named 177 people who are under security custody.