By Fred Kiva
KAMPALA. Commissioner of Police Josephine Kakooza, one of the longest serving Police Officers is dead.
A brief statement posted on the Uganda Police Social Media account indicates that CP Kakooza who was also Director Uganda Police Band died at Namirembe Hospital on Wednesday morning.
The Police statement doesn’t indicate what killed the senior police officer but reports indicate that she was rushed to hospital after suffering a hypertension attack.
Kakooza joined the Force in 1969 and was among the first women to join the Uganda Police in the post-colonial era.
“May her soul rest in eternal peace and may God strengthen her family and the entire Uganda Police fraternity,” concludes the Uganda Police Force brief statement.