Wandegeya Police Station has detained Inspector of Police Luben Ngasaki, a police officer attached to Wandegeya Police Station, and his son, Walter Mumbere,
The arrest comes after the latter was found dressed in his father’s police uniform. The incident happened on 23/8/2020 at around 2100 hours in Wandegeya Police Station.
Police In a statement said Mumbere 20 years old, a civilian, picked the uniform in the police barracks while his father was away from home and wore it.
Mumbere, who was drank, moved out while making uncoordinated statements, which raised suspicion that he wasn’t a police officer.
Wearing a police uniform, the drunk Mumbere can be heard shouting, ‘People, Power, our power’’, ‘ ‘ we are oppressed’’ , he said before removing the uniform amid cheers from the onlookers
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.
Kampala metropolitan spokesperson , SP Patrick Onyango advised 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.