Rwanda National Police recommitted to fighting corruption

By | August 17, 2017

Rwanda National Police recommitted to fighting corruption

Rwanda National Police recommitted to fighting corruption – IGP K. Gasana

Transparency International (TI-Rwanda) recently released its 2015 Bribery Perception Index (CPI) report showing a relatively high perception on Rwanda National Police (RNP) as an institution where graft prevalence is still high with 6.3%, despite the force being at the forefront in fighting the vice. The Inspector General of RNP, Emmanuel K. Gasana talked to Bosco R. Asiimwe on how the force views such reports, how it has maintained its zero-stance to corruption, the short and long term strategies to fight it.

Below are the excerpts

QN: Tell us how you view corruption, as an institution charged with fighting it

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IGP Gasana: Corruption is considered a major threat affecting nations’ security in modern world and Rwanda is not isolated to these challenges. Consequently, security institutions and particularly police, supported by other stakeholders are committed to fighting all forms of corruption.

QN: There are reports that implicate Rwanda National Police as one of the most corrupt institutions in Rwanda, one of them being Transparency International, what’s your take on this?