President Yoweri Museveni who doubles as the Commander in Chief has sacked Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Muzeeyi Sabiiti and appointed Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech as Deputy IGP.
Muzeeyi has been sent to army headquarters awaiting deployment.
In the same changes, Museveni has assigned his son Lt.Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba who is senior presidential advisor on Special Duties as new commandant of the Special Forces Group replacing Maj. Gen. James Brungi who will Gen. Lokech on special assignment in South Sudan.
Gen. Muhoozi will retain his post of senior presidential advisor on Special Duties.
“I congratulate UPDF for defeating the insurrection that the traitors with their foreign backers , attempted to stage a few weeks back. The police force must be made to do its duty of defending Ugandans from lawlessness, threat to life and property, any police person that does not do do this must leave police, there are thousands ready to replace them” Museveni wrote.