IGP apologizes to Rtd Emeritus John Baptist Kagwa and the catholic church
The Chief Political Commissar of Uganda Police Force,AIGP Asan Kasingye has today led a delegation of senior officers on behalf of the Inspector General of Police-IGP John Martin Okoth Ochola,to purposely meet the Rtd Emeritus John Baptist Kagwa at his home in Masaka and delivered apologies to him, his family and the catholic church fraternity, over the disruptions caused during the thanksgiving ceremony of the Mbogo clan at the clan headquarters in Mugulu village, in Singo on Saturday October 17,2020.
The IGP carried out a thorough review and evaluation of the incident, and acknowledges the operational lapse which led to the use of teargas that spread and impacted on the congregation and the public.
Kasingye says the IGP extended further apologies in addition to the earlier ones made, regarding this regrettable incident.
He applauded the Bishop for his resilient and steadfast leadership during this disruptive incident by the territorial Police.
He further requested that all leaders (including religious leaders) should always involve the Police in programmes such as these for better coordination during this Covid19 pandemic in order to mitigate the risks of Covid-19 transmission among the entire public.
Police has thanked the general public for the support so far in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.