SLP Opens Book of Condolence for the Late Augustine Magnus Kailie – Deputy Inspector General of Police

Following the death of Mr. Augustine Magnus Kailie, who, until his death, was Deputy Inspector General of Police, the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), under the leadership and directives of the Inspector General of Police – Mr. William Fayia Sellu’s, opened a Book of Condolence in respect of same, on Thursday February 1, 2024.
This was preceded by a well-attended Inter-Faith Service held at Police Headquarters.

In a very sad mood, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. William Fayia Sellu disclosed during the inter-faith service that this is the first time in the history of the SLP to lose a DIG whilst still serving in that capacity.
The death of DIG Kailie, he said, was a big lose to both the family and the SLP.

IGP Sellu continued that as an institution they did not only feel the pain but as someone they have known and worked with for years.He described the late man as someone who was committed to duty, disciplined, and diligent. Adding that he would therefore be missed not only by the family, but by the SLP, as well.

At the end of the Inter-Faith Service, the Inspector General of Police officially opened and signed the book of condolence, followed by the President of Police Wives Association, other members of the security sector, past and present senior police officers including the former Inspector General of Police – Mr. Ambrose Micheal Sovula, former DIG – Oliver B.M Somasa, former DIG – Elizabeth Turay, the Deputy Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Mission – Mr. Ngobe, who signed on behalf of the Anti Corruption Commission – in solidarity with the SLP for the lose of the DIG Augustine Magnus Kailie.

The IGP, in closing, thanked the sister forces for commiserating with the SLP during this moment of grief. He pledged to inform all and sundry about further plans toward the burial ceremony.

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