Bukedi sector police commander Sam Omalla was on Thursday arrested and briefly detained for killing a six-year-old girl.
Omalla who commands the Police Field Force Unit (FFU) knocked Mary Nyafamba in Yakongo village Rubongi sub-county in Tororo district with his personal vehicle UAV 509D.
Mary who was trying to cross the road, died instantly, curtsey of the over speeding police boss.
Bukedi region police spokesperson Sowali Kamulya told New Vision Omalla was briefly detained at Tororo central police station.
He was a later released on police bond after recording statement but his car remains in police custody.
He will be arraigned in court immediately after investigations are complete.