Police in Kajjansi have arrested two people on allegations of bribing a police officer.
The two suspects identified as Walugembe Richard and Baale Remogio are currently detained at Kajjansi Police Station.
According to the investigating officer, who is at the same time the victim in this crime, Kajansi Police Station impounded a motor vehicle registration number UAT 924D, which was allegedly robbing members of the public.
Investigations were ongoing into the matter.
‘ ‘The two suspects decided to bribe the police officer to have it released and they were caught in action while handing over a bribe of Ugx. 400,000 to the police officer.’’ Police statement said in a brief statement.
The law enforcing body praised the officer for being ‘‘professional and for reporting such an act ‘’
Uganda Police has been listed among Some of the perennial most corrupt government institutions.
In 2018, IGP Martin Okoth IGP Cautioned Officers On Corruption “We shall have zero tolerance to corrupt tendencies and that should be our motto so that we clean the image of the Force,” he said.