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Army Commander Meets With Kampala Police Commanders, Spies over Increased Insecurity.

Gen.David Muhoozi, Chief of Defence Forces in UPDF on Tuesday met all police Commanders in the Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area.

He saw all Regional Police Commanders, District Police Commanders, Divisional Police Commanders , intelligence officers and detectives in the meeting held at their headquarters in Naguru over increased insecurity.

The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj.Gen.Muzeeyi Sabiiti and several directors from police and other security agencies.

According to police, the meeting aimed at enhanced intelligence led operations, targeted deployments and patrols, profiling of serial offenders, community policing, drug abuse investigations and community mobilisations.

Police has been carrying out operations together with the army like the recently recruited Local Defence Unit personnel who are directly under the UPDF.

There has been increasing cases of insecurity in various parts of Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso.

A number of mobile money dealers in the past few months have been attacked, killed and huge sums of money taken by armed assailants travelling on boda bodas.

Harriet Nalwadda and Moreen Nakabuubi, both residents of Zana Cell were shot dead by the attackers who were riding on three motor cycles and their money taken.

Two weeks ago another mobile money agent was attacked and killed on her way back home by armed thugs

A recording captured by a private CCTV camera in Mengo,Lubaga division showed two thugs strangle a boda boda rider they had hired to transport them before killing him and taking off with the motorcycle.

President Museveni last week replaced three Police directors with UPDF officers.

All the new deployments by the President are meant to enhance security especially in the Kampala Metropolitan Area where crime is high.

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