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Police Still Leads in Corruption - Actio Aid

martes, 28 de marzo de 2017

By Ojok Jimmy

The Police and the Judiciary are leading in corruption in Uganda according to the survey conducted by Actionaid Uganda.

The findings were revealed over the weekend by the coordinator Acton aid for Northern region Moses David Okello in a community dialogue with the district leaders which took place at Lira Mayors Garden on Saturday.

He said, the over eighty districts that they have been going to, they have found that the most corrupt institutions are those of the government which involve the police and the Judiciary.

Okello said that they also got complaints about the office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG),stating that whenever cases reach their desk , the files disappear leaving the complainants stranded.

The speaker of Lira Boda Boda riders Association Mr. Peter Owera, accused police of not rushing for their rescue whenever they are hit and hammered by robbers

Meanwhile the Regional Police Commander for North Kyoga John Peter Ematu when responding to the concerns noted that, many people think that the police are corrupt because they are always transparent ,and do their best .

He said, the work of the police is only to investigate and arrest the criminals but taking them to court is a mandate of the Resident State Attorney.

Police have also been accused of asking for money for a suspect to be released on bond.