200 Cops Dismissed from Rwanda Police Force

A cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame at Urugwiro Village in Kigali on January 3 has expelled almost 200 officers from Rwanda National Police.

69 senior officers and 132 Non-Commissioned Officers will no longer be part of the force.

Police spokesperson Theos Badege told ChimpReports that the affected officers were implicated in acts of corruption and other offences.

“There are many reasons, cheapest ” said Badege. “They were convicted by courts for various crimes, viagra 100mg acts of indiscipline under police disciplinary code of conduct and punished by disciplinary committees,” he added.

Those dismissed from the force include; one Superintendent of Police (SP), four Chief Inspectors of Police (CIP), 23 Inspectors of Police (IP) and 38 Assistant Inspectors of Police (AIP)

Others include 65 Non-Commissioned Officers and 67 Police Constables.

Badege said the development underlines the enforcement of the country’s “leadership of zero tolerance against corruption and related malpractices, zero tolerance to indiscipline in the force as we continue to professionalize the force.”

Asked to explain what this means for the force, Badege said the cabinet decision emphasizes government’s commitment to “zero tolerance to corruption, prevention and deterrence to the vice not to mention leading by examples.”


He said the country and Police “shall move with clean elements,” adding, “we are among pillars of rule of law, good governance.”

Badege said the dismissals form part of “continuous process and we send clear message that for those who wish to join police to make a clear choice.”

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