Security analysts Grace Matsiko: "The haphazard recruitment of LDUs as we have witnessed is making Uganda look like a police state or a country gambling on security."
Security analyst Fred Egesa: "We should to reduce on gun circulation among the population and develop better civilian intelligence."
A gang headed by the Nyenje LCI Chairperson Edward Kabombo and 15 others on police wanted list for slashing the same old woman’s food crops last month, returned on Friday and vandalized her house damaging windows, removing the back door threatening to kill her with her grand children before she was rescue by the community. The attackers were armed with machete, hoes and sticks.
Section 4 (b) of Article 23 of the Constitution states that “A person arrested or detained for the purpose of bringing him or her before a court in execution of an order of a court; or upon reasonable suspicion of his or her having committed or being about to commit a criminal offence under the laws of Uganda, shall, if not earlier released, be brought to court as soon as possible but in any case not later than forty-eight hours from the time of his or her arrest.”
Michael Mulindwa Nakumusana, the Chairperson of Nyendo-Mukungwe division in Masaka City is afraid that their efforts to effectively tackle the apparent insecurity situation in the area could be frustrated by the huge number of illegal immigrants who government has not come out to directly control.