Major Gen Paul Lokech was born in the Acholi sub-region in the Northern Uganda.
He, was a senior military officer at the rank of Major General, in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), who was appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police of the Uganda Police Force on 16 December 2020.
Between November 2017 and December 2019, he served on special assignment “to monitor on behalf of the guarantors of the South Sudan peace process, the assembling, screening, demobilization and integration of the armed forces of South Sudan”.
Before that, he served as Chief of Staff of the UPDF Air Force, for a period of five months, from 11 July 2019, until 11 December 2019.
Prior to that, from December 2018 until July 2019, he was Commandant of Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC), in Jinja, in the Eastern Region of Uganda.
Lokech was appointed the deputy IGP of police on December 16, 2020 after he was appointed by President Museveni.
He died this morning 21 August 2021 from his home. Both his family and UPDF spokesperson have confirmed his death.
This article is being updated…