Kayihura opens special police where Kaweesi was shot dead
KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura on Sunday opened Ttuba Police Post constructed by the community in Kulambiro- Kisaasi Nakawa Division.
It should be remembered that it’s in the same area where the late AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi was shot dead in March this year and about 24000 residents will benefit from this newly constructed Police post.
In his address, the IGP thanked the community for the initiative of constructing the post with a spirit of patriotism which he said will help ease crime fight in the area.
“I want to thank you that crime has reduced, when I came here in 2016 , there was a lot of insecurity, robbery, and other crimes, I’m happy from the reports you have given me that the situation is now normal , due to the strong cooperation between the community and the police,” said the IGP.
He also commended the Kulambiro community for embracing neighbourhood watch system (Mayumba Kumi) and encouraged them to develop watch list to monitor criminals which will act as a proactive way of crime fight in the area.
The IGP also commended the community for embracing new technology in fight against crime like use of WhatsApp groups, and pledged to increase patrols and lookout teams to eliminate all elements of criminality in the area.