Kayihura Rushes to Masaka Over Insecurity

The Inspector General of Police, buy Gen. Kale Kayihura is set to visit Greater Masaka districts of Lwengo and Masaka today Thursday, buy ChimpReports has learnt.

According to sources, more about the police boss will be on a fact finding mission on top of assuring the residents of their security.

On Wednesday after media reports, the police dispelled as baseless rumour and reports that the area had been put under a curfew.

“We want to state that there is no curfew in Greater Masaka area as reported by media,” police spokesperson Asan Kasingye said in a statement.

The area has for the last 2 months been characterised by insecurity in form of robbery and house break-ins which have left many people injured on top of losing their property to thugs.

Thugs according to reports from Masaka have been issuing threats through leaflets on the streets promising to cause havoc to members of the public.

Early this week, Members of Parliament led by the Leader of Opposition Hon. Winnie Kiiza tasked government to explain the high level of insecurity in Masaka area which has led to death of people.

“In Masaka people are living in fear but government has not come out to explain what is happening. What is the police doing exactly to protect the people, ” Kiiza said in Parliament.


This website understands that the police boss will today Thursday visit the area to assess the situation and also assure the locals of their security.

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