Two Charged Over Bribing Police Officers

Police have arrested two people and slapped them with charges of corruption and bribery. The duo is accused of attempting to bribe police officers in order to have their motorcycles released.

It is alleged that Yosse Lumala Kaweesa and Kimuli Paul on Monday this week tried to bribe Katwe police station officers in Kampala after their motorcycles had been impounded for being connected to an ongoing court case.

The police officers arrested and charged Kaweesa and Kimuli, on allegations of attempting to bribe investigating officer detective Constable Joseph Muda.

The suspects attempted to secure the release of motorcycle exhibits that had been recovered from Wansanso Zone, Kibuye 11 Parish, Makindye Division in Kampala District.

“The case was court going with some suspects on remand. The public is urged to refrain from corrupting police officers and to uphold the law at all times,” deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said.

Owoyesigyire said the police remains committed to upholding justice and protecting the safety of all Ugandans.

“Katwe Police Station is dedicated to fighting corruption and will continue to prosecute those who engage in such practice,” Owoyesigyire said.

Uganda police force tops every report regarding corruption in the country. Most cited police departments in regard to corruption are the detectives and traffic officers.

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