Maj Tom Magambo has taken the place of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Grace Akullo as the new police Criminal Investigations Director. The new development was announced on Tuesday by the UPDF acting spokesperson, Lt. Col Ronald Kakurungu.
“President Museveni has promoted Private Tom Magambo to the rank of Major and appointed him Director Criminal Investigations of the Uganda Police Force,” reads the statement in part.
Magambo has been serving as the coordinator of the Eastern Africa Fusion and Liaison Unit (EA-FLU.
Magambo’s promotion to the rank of means he has skipped a number of ranks, including; Lance Corporal, Corporal, Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, Warrant Officer I, Warrant Officer II , Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant and Captain.
Akullo has been in and out of office for some time due to illness.