Mugume Vincent, a detective attached to Kisoro Police station is in trouble for allegedly soliciting a bribe of 2 million shillings from a suspect to kill a case.
Mugumu was picked up on Friday by officers from the Special Investigations Unit shortly after he received 1.2 million shillings from Winnie Senya, the speaker Kisoro Town council to kill an assault case against her, which is before Kabale Chief Magistrate.
Senya is facing charges of assaulting Harriet Nyirantuzo, a resident of Kisoro town council. Francis Olugo, the deputy commandant of the Special Investigations Unit said they received a tip that Mugume was soliciting a bribe of 2 million shillings from a suspect and followed up the matter until when they caught him red handed receiving 1.2 million shillings from his victim.
He also says the suspect had taken over the victim’s house in the process of soliciting a bribe.