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.
There is heightened security at the Police headquarters and the stations across Kampala following the twin bombing on Tuesday. that left more than 20 police officers injured.
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.
Before the attack on Kampala, police stations had one or two personnel stationed at the Police stations quarter guards. Emphasis was put on following COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures like handwashing and wearing face masks. However, this time, police
officers were found carrying out thorough body checks and searches of personal belongings for anybody that access the station.
A police officer at Naguru Police Headquarters said there is still a lot of fear and tension that the terrorists
would still target police stations.
"Right now no one knows their next potential
target. We are not allowing motorcycles to park near the entrance, we don’t even
people coming here with bags, because this is the headquarters
of the Police and National CCTV command centre, we have been on alert. one of the officers
spokesperson Fred Enanga said the attackers still have a very
to attack civilians, government agencies, and
security installations, a reason all Ugandans should be more extra
all Ugandans should know is that the bomb terror threats are still active
especially from the suicide attackers, we believe there are still many members of these
domestic terror cells created by ADF. So everyone should be very vigilant
because the threat is targeting all Ugandans," Enanga said.
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Molly, one of the business people operating at Mabirizi Complex near the Central Police
Station in Kampala blames the insecurity on the laxity of law enforcers whom she says are creating an opportunity for terrorism to thrive. Nantaba questions why officers at the Central Police Station in Kampala overcrowd vehicles and allow street vending in its precincts.
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23 police officers sustained injuries during the bomb blast at the Central
Police Station (CPS) in the Kampala central business district on Tuesday
morning. The affected police officers are from the General Duty and Field Force