Authorities and residents in Luwero Town Council and Busia Municipality
have expressed hope in the reduction of crime following the installation of
In Luwero Town Council, the cameras have been installed at Balikyewuunya along
the Kampala-Gulu highway, at Luweero-Kiwoko road, in Kasana town. The other
places are Piida, in Mabaale Trading Centre, Kiyenje Trading Center and at
Nnakkazi near the route to the Luweero State Lodge.
Luweero Town Council III Chairperson Paul Mukungu says that installation of the
cameras started two months ago.
He says that cameras will help to identify criminals who have
always taken advantage of achieving their missions without being unidentified.
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Kasana-Kakookolo Village LCI Chairperson in Luweero Town Council, George
William Namugera says that the installation of cameras is long overdue. He
expresses optimism that days of criminals who have been taking advantage of hiding
in dark spots are long gone.
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In Busia Municipality, the cameras are being installed along the Busia-Jinja
road, Busia-Tororo road, Majanji road, Custom road, and in crime-prone areas like
Sibarara, Arubaine, Nangwe shops, Sofia, Solo and at equator among others.
The installation started in July this year and is expected to be completed by
end of November 2020.
Emmanuel Wafula, a resident of Sofia village says that they were tired of
increased cases of theft especially animals and housebreaking adding that
installation of cameras will help in identifying the thieves.
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Joseph Wanyama a boda-boda rider says that the cameras will help reduce crime
rate in Busia and improve on the security. He says that several burglaries have
been taking place in the area.
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Julius Caesar Tusingwire, the Bukedi South Regional Police Commander
says that the cameras can monitor a radius of 2 kilometres.