Kale kayihura approved by parliament as the Inspector general of police for the next 3 yrs
Parliament’s Appointments Committee approves with recommendations the Inspector General of Police Kale Kaihura next 3year tenure as the Inspector General of police reliable sources can reveal.
Kayihura appeared before the Parliament appointments committee for vetting tuesday morning at 10:30 and spent more than three hours before the committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, her deputy Jacob Oulanya, the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kizza among other members of the Committee.
According to sources that attended the meeting the Police chief was grilled about the decaying trend of human Rights abuses occasioned to the citizens especially those in the Opposition when they are engaging in various political activities.
The Committee is reported to have Challenged Kayihura on why he was seeking for another term when the image of the police is decaying coupled with the detention of some suspects in Nalufenya which MPs said was becoming a torture chamber..
kayihura is said to have pledged this time round to change the police and get it closer to the people by providing it with more expertise to fight terrorism, murder, and build a professional police.
The Committee also vetted the Commissioner General of the Uganda prisons service Johnson Byabashaija who spent less time before the same committee.
Byabashaija said he answered the questions very well but promised to be more professional and train more plus expand the size of the cells due to congestion and farming.