IGP Ochola Bans Issuance of Pistols to Civilians, Private Security Organisations

The Inspector-General of Police, Martin Ochola, has banned the issuance of pistols to Private Security Organisations and individuals. The directive was revealed to owners of private security organizations by the acting Commissioner of Police in charge of private security and firearms, Charles Ssebambulidde, during a meeting held on Thursday in Kampala. “For the issue of pistols, there is no debate. No issuance of pistols to private individuals. That is the current stand. But we will discuss more,” Ssebambulidde said. Although Ssebambulidde did not reveal the reasons for the ban, it…

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