Police from the flying squad have this morning fired numerous gunshots at the same time as arresting certainly one of their very own, buyende district police commander asp muhammad kirumira.
maverick kirumira, who was locked interior his residence positioned in bulenga in wakiso district to fend off arrest, become pressured out after police reduce out his door.
speakme via his house window to multitudes of cameras surrounding his house, kirumira said police had no arrest warrant and, therefore, couldn’t take him. in the residence, there had been his youngsters and closely-pregnant spouse.
but, whilst the flying squad officers finally eliminated the front door, he got here out with arms in the air and voluntarily entered a police truck that right now sped off. as quickly as he entered the truck, police commenced taking pictures inside the air to disperse an ever-growing crowd.
he is believed to be held at kampala relevant police station. yesterday, kirumira took to social media to announce that he became resigning from the force following a police tribunal charging him of each criminal and disciplinary costs – a move he stated become witch-hunt tarnishing his image.
he provided numerous media interviews too, revealing an excessive amount of rot within the embattled force which has of recent been accused of and visible to be running with criminals. kirumira become remaining tuesday arraigned before a tribunal at police headquarters in naguru and slapped with charges of attack, corruption, extortion, torture – all of which he denies.
in a statement yesterday, police spokesperson emilian kayima said the police officer’s actions are scandalous and can’t be tolerated in the force.
“while the total wrath of the regulation weighs on you, it will be you by myself to tell the story and you will want no sympathy,” kayima warned kirumira inside the assertion.
the police act gives pointers for an officer to surrender which consist of writing to the everlasting secretary of the ministry of inner affairs, which request is discussed and cleared inside the police administration chaired by using the minister of inner affairs.
kayima says in place of following the laid down approaches, kirumira has contravened the code of conduct of any serving police officer.
“he has even long gone ahead to grant interviews to a few media houses which is an act of indiscipline and absolutely contravenes the code of behavior of serving cops,” kayima says.
but in his earlier announcement, kirumira stated he changed into handiest stepping down as buyende dpc to permit easy investigations into his case after which he’ll formerly apply for early retirement.