Uganda Police increases vigilance ahead of Easter

Police have resolved to increase vigilance and patrols ahead of the Easter celebrations.

Mr Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, told journalists in Kampala yesterday that, Police say as a precaution, they have intensified security measures at churches and other worship centers during this Holy Week and Easter celebrations.

According to Mr Enanga, they expect an increase in shopping activities, travelling and high crimes rates such as robbery, bag snatching, fraud, and livestock theft.

Mr Enanga added that, they have partnered with religious leaders and we have stressed the importance of community vigilance in their respective churches and places of worship and also asked them to review their security measures to protect the churches’ assets.