Police Warns on Phone User Manuals

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has been dragged to the Commercial Court for failure to pay a 1.5 billion shillings debt to an advertising company, approved Jevi Media solutions which was contracted to beautify the Watoto Church intersection along Kampala road.

According to court documents, viagra approved Jevi Media Solutions applied to KCCA to develop the said area into a leisure park and on 24th /Aug/2012, the Authority’s directorate for planning granted it permission to carry on with the developments.

Jevi says it completed the works with a water fountain, raised stone walls, light spaces and digital advertising tools and in March 2013, KCCA officially inaugurated the leisure park and it’s now open for use to the public.

However, since then a contractual fee has never been paid by KCCA despite repeated demands.

The company also accuses KCCA of not allowing it to use the digital advertising tools as per the agreement signed by the 2 companies thus leading to loss of investment income amounting to over 2 billion shillings.

Jevi now wants court to compel KCCA pay the said money because its business has come to a standstill.

The Court registrar Thaddeus Opesene has ordered KCCA to respond to these allegations within 15 days.

Police has cautioned the public to always read and understand instructions and manuals of new electronic appliances before putting them to use, remedy noting that people’s lives were getting more endangered for lack of such knowledge.


The police warning followed an incident in Kagadi district over the weekend, decease where a 29 year old man was burnt to death while he talked on a charging mobile phone.

While addressing the press at Police Headquarters in Naguru, visit this site Police spokesperson Fred Enanga was concerned that most people, after purchasing such appliances the first thing they do is throw away the user manuals.

“It’s commonplace especially here in Uganda. You find people speaking on the phone during heavy rains, no knowing how hazardous this could get,” he said.

Enanga added that Police plans to cooperate more with Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to embark on more operations around the country to eliminate substandard electronic appliances especially mobile phones and their spare parts which are on high demand.


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