By PEACOCK KAWEESA
Deceased Assistant Inspector General of Police Julius Sharita was laid to rest on Saturday at his ancestral home in Kyankukwe village in Mitooma district. His body was flown back on Thursday last week into the country from New York.
Police Boss General Kayihura described late Sharita as a patriotic and dedicated officer who served his country diligently. The body arrived at Entebbe International Airport at Midday aboard the Emirates plane and was received by Uganda Police bosses including AIGP Andrew Sorowen and AIGP Polly Namanya. The Uganda Police attaché to New York died on Friday February 13 after battling with cancer and pneumonia. The senior high ranking officer served in various capacities before his posting to New York. He was Director Special Duties, Commissioner of Police in Charge CID Administration and in charge CID in several districts. He was born in Mitooma District, Western Uganda and at the time of his death, he had served the Uganda police force for 28 years. He has left a widow and six kids including Sandra Azora, Justus Ashaba, Geofrey Asiimwe , Sandra Muteesi, Brenda Ahebwa and Brian Sharita.