10 crime preventers suspended over indiscipline

Police in Ssembabule has suspended 10 crime preventers over indiscipline.

According to the southern region police spokesperson Lameck kigozi, their suspension follows complaints from local residents of allegedly torturing suspects and illegal arrests.

Kigozi adds that police has since opened up a general inquiry to investigate claims that the suspended crime preventers were also extorting money from the people.

The residents have welcomed the   move saying the rate of criminality which was allegedly speared by them will now stop.