The UPDF 3rd Infantry Division which is enforcing the Presidential Directive on disarming the Karimojng is now on standby class one, to prevent any further terror attacks against security installations as wells as the general public.
The arrangement follows reports of laxity among members of the business community especially in arcades, even after the attacks that rocked the city on Tuesday, when two explosives were exploded; one at the Central Police Station in Kampala and another along Parliamentary Avenue in the Central Business District.
James Mwesigye, the Resident City Commissioner Mbarara says that Taxi and Bus Operators had started to load passengers from the non-gazetted areas which puts them at risk of being attacked by unknown people.
A security meeting convened on Wednesday at Arua City Council Hall resolved among others to immediately increase foot and motorized patrols in the City. It was also decided that all border security personnel should provide regular Intelligence reports.
At least two patrol vehicles with counter-terrorism, Field force unit officers and military personnel have been deployed at the different police stations to thoroughly check every person and their belongings before they are allowed to access the police station. Foot and motorized patrols are moving in areas around police stations at Jinja road, Kira Road, Jinja Road, Wandegeya Police stations and NaguruPolice headquarterS.
Justice Kaweesa said that the sureties were given adequate time to produce the suspect in court. He ordered that each of the sureties pays 50 Million Shillings or face jail for arrested for aiding the escape of a suspect.
Yusuf Mugoya, the Information Secretary of St. Andrews cell where the garage is found suspects that the fire could have started from electricity. He says that the fire started shortly after the return of electricity that was off.
According to the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, Michael Longole the police and the joint security forces in Karamoja have recovered 9,118 heads of cattle out of the 10,200 that were reported to have been raided or stolen.