police post in South division in Mubende Municipality is facing eviction over
accumulated rent arrears worth Shillings 2.5M.
police post operates in a building belonging to Jane Nabakooza, which they rent
at Shillings 150,000 monthly.
Nabakooza however, says the rent has been
accumulating since last year.
//“Cue in: okutwaliza awamu..
Cue out: .. poliisi egende.” //
According to Nabakooza, the
officers have been using the excuse of the Covid19 pandemic for the delayed
payment of rent.
She explains that previously
residents would contribute funds to pay rent for the police post but have since
//“Cue in: kubagoba kubanga..
Cue out: .. tebasobola kuzibawa.” //
Nabakooza now wants the police post to settle the arrears and
leave her premises to create room for other tenants who can meet their
//“Cue in: nebwebabeera bansasudde..
Cue out: .. lyebawa omupangisa.” //
According to Nabakooza, she
intends to convert her premises into a guest house or shops to boost her
Region Police spokesperson, Rachael Kawala has advised Nabakooza to follow the
right procedures by submitting a demand notice Wamala regional police
headquarters in Mityana or police headquarters in Kampala for appropriate
She says it is wrong for Nabakooza to demand rent from policemen at
the post because it is not their responsibility to settle the arrears.