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Police officer, son arrested for being in possession of government stores

Police officer, son arrested for being in possession of government stores
Photo: Unknown 2020-08-25T10:32:09Z

Police at Wandegeya Station has in custody one of their own, Inspector of Police Luben Ngasaki, an officer attached to Wandegeya Police Station, and his son, Walter Mumbere, after the latter was found dressed in his father's police uniform.


This incident happened on 23/8/2020 at around 2100 hours in Wandegeya Police Station. Mumbere, a civilian, picked the uniform in the police barracks while his father was away from home and wore it.


Patrick Onyango the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson says that Mumbere, who was drank, moved out while making uncoordinated statements, which raised suspicion that he wasn't a police officer. 


He was arrested and taken to the station where it was established that he wasn't a police officer.


He has been charged with being in possession of government stores and his father Inspector of Police Ngasaki has been charged with neglect of duty since he failed to protect government stores.


Both suspects are detained at Wandegeya Police Station pending court. 


“IP Ngasaki is likely to appear in our disciplinary court while the son will appear in criminal court” Onyango says.


He advised all police officers to guard jealously all the police kits and equipment in their possession and not allow their relatives and children to play with them.

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