Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Emilian Kayima has been fired as Police Public Relations Officer.
He Has been replaced by Commissioner of Police (CP) Fred Enanga who will be deputized by Assistant Commissioner of Police Polly Namaye.
Kayima has been taken to the office of Political Commissar, reportedly in charge of publications while Patrick Onyango will be PRO KMP deputized by Luke Oweyesigire.
In the new transfer announced on Saturday by the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, SP Patrick Onyango who has been the deputy police spokesperson will now serve as Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson.
He replaces Mr Luke Oweyesigire. Mr Oweyesigire will deputise SP Onyango.
September last year, Angry mourners chased away Emilian Kayima from the burial of former Buyende district police commander Muhammad Kirumira.
Kayima later rubbished the allegations saying that he was running from the rain, not mourners are the media reported. However, A video shot at Mpambire in Mpigi district where Kirumira was laid to rest appeared to show the spokesman being rushed away to safety in a waiting police pick-up truck with mourners shouting at him and throwing stones.