Tell them to leave me alone, I don’t want to die like Kaweesa – Kirumira insists

Kayihura, Kirumira with Kaweesi

Embattled former Buyende district ASP Muhammed Kirumira a.k.a has swallowed the bitter pill vowed not to return to the Uganda Police force.

According to some of his relatives who visited him at the national elite detention center Nalunya, its said that the 33 year zealous officer said that he can’t take a step back of remaining in the force since he fears to butchered like his former boss Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

Kirumira says that he has lost interest in the force that never appreciates his efforts to that were aimed to see that criminals are wiped out of the most parts of the country.

He insists that majority of his colleagues are tired of serving in a police force that baby sits criminals and demonizes it’s officers, and are pondering leaving including those at the level of police commissioners.

However according to police, they accept the fact that Kirumira might have been going through a number of challenges but its against the Uganda Police code of ethics addressing the Media on behalf of the force without its consent.

Kirumira is being charged with six counts; torture, unlawful arrests, corruption, bribery, extortion and excessive use of authority which he allegedly committed when he was in-charge of Nansana Police Station and Old Kampala as division police commander in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

After slapping him with these charges, Kirumira took his grievances to social media and granted various media houses interviews to announce his resignation from the police force something that followed both criminal and disciplinary charges against him by the police tribunal.

Police the next day responded with maga deployment arrested him at his home in home in Busega amidst huge protests from his neighbors. Police overpowered the civilians and Kirumira was presented to the police tribunal in Naguru where he was denied bail and remanded to Railway Grounds police detention centre for senior officers and later to Nalufenya prison.

He will appear before the police tribunal again on Tuesday 06th February.


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